Step 4. Business Organisations

D4. The Constitution Of A Company

a) Explain the role and duties of company promoters, and the breach of those duties and remedies available to the company.
b) Explain the meaning of, and the rules relating to, pre-incorporation contracts.
c) Describe the procedure for registering companies, both public and private, including the system of streamlined company registration.
d) Describe the statutory books, records and returns, including the confirmation statement and the register of people with significant control, that companies must keep or make.
e) Analyse the effect of a company’s constitutional documents.
f) Describe the contents of model articles of association.
g) Explain how articles of association can be changed.
h) Explain the controls over the names that companies may or may not use.