Some of the first changes to UK company law to be introduced by the Companies Act 2006 (the “2006 Act”) will apply from early in 2007. This alert summarises the key provisions of the 2006 Act that will come into force on 20 January 2007 and 6 April 2007, and those of the Companies Act 1985 (the “1985 Act”) that will be repealed on those dates. The changes made on 1 January 2007 were summarised in our recent Corporate Legal Alert “New disclosure requirements for companies”.

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