Master class The Role and responsibility of Corporate Secretaries - UK Best Practice

Venue: Melia White House

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Apr 21, 2008
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We are pleased to present a 2 day training course on “The Role and Responsibilities of Corporate Secretaries – UK Best Practice” running in conjunction with the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA), Central London.
What are the key objectives of the seminar?
This event is specially tailored for Corporate Secretaries working for companies in Russia and CIS and wishing to learn about and adopt UK best practice. This 2 day intensive programme will deliver the best professional guidance and advice on how to achieve the right level of compliance and risk management indispensable to a company aiming to be amongst the top performers in its class. It also gives a practical, comprehensive breakdown of the role of the board, Company Secretary and directors and in particular covers changes in directors’ duties arising from the Companies Act 2006. A mixture of situational scenarios, personal case studies and direct teaching will make up the 2 day course.

It focuses throughout on real-life situations and is a guide to:

 The responsibilities of a Company Secretary
 How to become a Company Secretary
 Working with the directors
 The duties of a Company Secretary throughout the year
 What a Company Secretary should know
 What a Company Secretary should ask
 What to do when problems arise

Key issues:
 Getting the right company structure to fit business needs
 The role of the Company Secretary – achieving best practice
 Monitoring the role, duties and liability of the directors
 Companies in trading difficulty
 Decision making and managing AGMs, EGMs and board meetings – best practice techniques
 Reporting and regulatory inspections
 Minimising your liability for the organisation
 Dealing with auditors