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Definition of

Companies Act

Regulation & Compliance

UK legislation governing activities of firms in the United Kingdom, an Act of Parliament that regulates the working of companies. Although the first one was passed in 1844, the Acts of 1985 and 1989 consolidated previous legislation and incorporated directives from the European Union.

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Definitions of ’Companies Act’ and meaning of ’Companies Act’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’Companies Act’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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