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The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act came into force on 26 June 2020. It contains specific provisions regarding holding of virtual general meetings, which will be of interest to social landlords.
The Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO) has published updated model complaints handling procedures (MCHPs) for public sector organisations, including a specific model for registered social landlords (RSLs). This article aims to highlight some of the key amendments that RSLs should be aware of.
The Coronavirus (Scotland) (No.2) Act 2020 received Royal Assent on 26 May and takes effect from 27 May 2020. Here we look at some of the most significant changes it introduces.
UPDATE: Coronavirus, social landlords and General Meetings – proposed legislation for companies, registered societies and SCIOs
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill was introduced on 20 May 2020 and is currently making its way through Parliament. It contains specific provisions regarding general meetings, which will be of interest to social landlords. While the next reading of the Bill is not until 3 June 2020, we have highlighted some of the key proposed provisions below.