Decision on the acquisition of company and its legal effect

Provisions of the Companies Act shall regulate concept and types of status changes, as well as procedures for conducting status changes, registration, and legal consequences of registration of status changes.

A company in a status change – the transferring company reorganizes itself to the effect that it transfers assets and obligations to another company – the recipient company, while its members acquire shares, i.e. stocks in that company.

The acquisition represents a type of status change.

One or more companies may be acquired by another company by transferring all assets and obligations to that company, whereby the acquired company dissolves without undergoing liquidation procedure. Continue reading Decision on the acquisition of company and its legal effect

Expulsion of a Company member

In accordance with the provisions of Companies Act company member can be expelled by resolution of the general meeting or by a court decision.

Expulsion of a Member by Resolution of the General Meeting

Persons who have, under the memorandum of association or otherwise, taken on the responsibility of paying, or entering a certain contribution to the company, are liable to the company for fulfillment of that obligation and are obliged to compensate damage caused to the company by failing or being late to carry out that duty. The memorandum of association, i.e. the articles of association in case of a joint stock company, may stipulate an obligation to pay liquidated damages for untimely performance, or failure to perform the obligation of entering a certain contribution to the company.

If the company member omits to perform his obligation, even in the additional term, the company may pass a decision to expel such member from the company,i.e. in case of a joint stock company, a decision to withdraw and annul without compensation the shares of that shareholder which have not been paid, i.e. for which no in kind contribution has been entered into the company. Continue reading Expulsion of a Company member

Duty to keep business secret according to provisions of the Companies act

Duty to keep business secret is regulated by the provisions of Articles from 72 to 74 of the Companies Act.

A business secret is information the disclosure of which to a third party may damage the company, as well as information that has, or may have, economic value because it is not generally known or easily available to third parties who could acquire economic benefit through its use or disclosure, and with regard to which the company took appropriate measures to keep its secrecy.

Information which is a business secret may be of a productive, technical, technological, financial or commercial nature, a study, a research finding, as well as a document, formula, drawing, facility, method, procedure, notice or internal instruction, and the like. Continue reading Duty to keep business secret according to provisions of the Companies act