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4.6 (7 Reviews)

Advanced Corporate Legal Advisers and Chartered Company Secretaries

LCT International, In London (+2 locations)
Length
10 days
Price
7,250 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
7 October, 2024 (+3 start dates)
Course delivery
Classroom, Virtual Classroom
Length
10 days
Price
7,250 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
7 October, 2024 (+3 start dates)
Course delivery
Classroom, Virtual Classroom
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Course description

Advanced Corporate Legal Advisers and Chartered Company Secretaries

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7 October, 2024

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  • London

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  • United Kingdom

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  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

Training Course Content

This Advanced Corporate Legal Advisers and Chartered Company Secretaries course will cover:

What is corporate governance?

  • Essential structures of corporate governance
  • Principle functions and responsibilities of the Board
  • Setting the company strategic direction
  • Establishing corporate values
  • Holding the executives to account
  • Maintaining the corporate reputation

Company Directors and Company Boards

  • Duties of a Director
  • Promoting the success of the company
  • Role of the chairman
  • Executive and Non-executive directors
  • Making a difference using non-executive directors

Corporate failure resulting from poor governance

  • The ineffective board
  • Examples of corporate failure: Maxwell, Polly Peck, Enron, Worldcom
  • Analysis of the banking crisis as a failure of governance
  • Sarbanes-Oxley and other regulatory responses to corporate governance failure
  • Lessons learned from corporate failures

Protecting shareholders and other stakeholders

  • The UK Corporate Governance Code
  • The Comply or Explain rule
  • How to protect the shareholder?
  • Communicating with the shareholder
  • A Legal framework for corporate governance

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

  • The pressure for corporate behaviour change
  • The Legal Background of CSR
  • Company directors’ obligations and CSR
  • Voluntary measures
  • Is CSR “Just Public Relations”?
  • CSR and corporate governance links

Roles and responsibilities of company secretary

  • Assisting the Board
  • Record keeping
  • Managing the registered office
  • Supporting and managing board and company meetings

Roles and responsibilities of corporate legal department

  • Typical functions
  • Adding value to company performance
  • Reducing corporate risk
  • Measuring corporate legal performance

Resolving legal disputes

  • Litigation
  • Principles of Arbitration
  • Non-binding dispute resolution methods
  • Mediation
  • Conciliation

Negotiating, drafting and structuring legal agreements

  • Contract law refresher
  • Drafting legal agreements
  • Negotiation principles
  • Tools and techniques for negotiation
  • What are our negotiable?
  • BATNA

Why choose LCT International

We have trained over 25,000 delegates from almost 500 client organisations

Highly qualified and experienced trainers who offer a unique learning experience tailored to you

Endorsed by various organisational and subject specific accrediting bodies

Reviews

Average rating 4.6

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5/5
Legal Advisor, SOCAR Trading
08 Jun 2021
Thank you for the very informative and practical training

Thank you for the training as it was very informative and got a lot of practical knowledge.

4/5
Senior Legal Officer, Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation
06 May 2021
The training was excellent

The training was excellent. However, the time for training could have been longer.

5/5
Company Secretary, Ngali Energy Ltd
29 Mar 2021
Excellent trainers and materials.

The course was very good. Excellent trainers and materials. I would recommend other people to join LCT. I got what I wanted.

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