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The Companies Act 2006 has the effect that private companies no longer have to hold Annual General Meetings (AGMs). New provisions regarding written resolutions enable private companies to dispense with general meetings altogether, except for two limited purposes (see below).
Private companies can pass almost all resolutions as written resolutions, e.g. a resolution that has been circulated, either on paper or electronically, to the members without the need for a meeting. Exceptions to this are:
These resolutions need to be passed at a general meeting.Top Of Page