The Annotated Guide to the Companies Act offers practical, in-depth, section-by-section commentary identifying the key requirements of each provision of the Companies Act 1985, taking into account all of the statutory amendments since 1985 as well as judicial pronouncements. Detailed commentary is included on those areas of particular interest to the busy practitioner, e.g. meetings and resolutions, unfairly prejudicial conduct, transactions with directors, charges and overseas companies. Important case law affecting legislative provisions is analysed, including O'Neill v Phillips (1999) on unfairly prejudicial remedy; Re Duckwari (1999) on transactions with directors; Re Brumark (2001) on fixed and floating charges and BCCI v Akindele (2000) on financial assistance. It also covers legislative developments including the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 on company investigations, the effect of the Electronic Communications Order on meetings and the new Part XA on political donations. The Annotated Guide to the Companies Act provides invaluable day-to-day advice for the busy corporate practitioner.