Podcast Location:
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Categories:
Corporate & Commercial Law
CPD Points:
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Due to the difference in guidelines between the SRA and the Bar Standards Board, CPD points are awarded differently for Solicitors, Barristers and Legal Executives:

Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Regulated by the Bar Standards Board:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

Regulated by ILEX:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This CPDcast considers the factors which will influence a client's decision as to which business medium to use in order to run their business. It aims to provide listeners with an understanding of the procedural steps required for the formation of a tailor-made company and the steps necessary when transferring a shelf company to a client.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Appreciate the factors a client should take into account when choosing the most appropriate business medium to use to run their business;
  • Understand the procedural steps required for the formation of a tailor-made company under Part 2 of the Companies Act 2006;
  • Understand the necessary steps to be taken when transferring a shelf company to a client.
Level:
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Companies Act 1985;
  • Companies Act 2006;
  • Income Tax Act 2007;
  • Taxation of Chargeable gains Act 1992;
  • Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988;
  • Companies (Shares and Share Capital) Order 2009.

In this CPDcast Fiona Ball explains the two main methods by which a solicitor can provide a client with a company. These are by forming and incorporating a tailor-made company themselves, or by providing the client with a shelf company which is then altered to meet the client's specific requirements.

Podcast added: 29/10/09

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-03-28

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