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Alteration of Share Capital in United Kingdom

Definition of Alteration of Share Capital

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Alteration of Share Capital : An increase, reduction (See reduction of capital), or any other change in the *authorized capital of a company. If permitted by the *articles of association, a limited company can increase its authorized capital as appropriate. It can also rearrange its existing authorized capital (e.g. by consolidating 100 shares of £1 into 25 shares of £4 or by subdividing 100 shares of £1 into 200 of 50p) and cancel unissued shares. These are reserved powers (See general meeting), exercised – unless the articles of association provide otherwise – by an *ordinary resolution.

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  • Article Name: Alteration of Share Capital
  • Author: Agostino Von Hassell
  • Description: Definition of Alteration of Share Capital In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of [...]

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