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Company Secretary

Company Secretaries plan, administer and review corporate compliance activities and effective practice concerning company board meetings and shareholdings, ensuring all business matters and transactions are managed and implemented as directed by the board.

Overview

Company Secretaries plan, administer and review corporate compliance activities and effective practice concerning company board meetings and shareholdings, ensuring all business matters and transactions are managed and implemented as directed by the board.

Day-to-day

  • arranges, gives notice of and attends meetings of directors and shareholders
  • advises organisations' governing boards on matters concerning compliance with stock exchange listing rules, relevant legislation and corporation practice
  • supervises organisations' share capital by preparing documents and share issues, and handling share transfers.

Considerations

  • stressful.

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