No, I have no problem with this continuing to be mentioned here, as long as the
moderators are okay with it, since it does refer to a B5 related situation, and
it mainly a fact-finding situation that relates to many folks in the group who
might be affected by it. So yeah, keep me in formed, thanks.
>Since I am *far* from an expert in UK company law, I have just sent
>the following email to companies house asking for some clarification.
>I hope they don't mind me asking what must be fairly basic questions
>(it would be expected that if we were interested in stuff like this
>that we'd hire a lawyer / accountant) but here's hoping...
>There has been some speculation on the internet concerning the ongoing
>viability of Wolf 359 Conventions Limited (company no. 03198158) which
>has been in default in posting its financial statements since November
>Since nobody on the forum in question is an expert in UK company law,
>I would very much appreciate it if you could clarify a few points for
>1) In the case of a company like this which has defaulted on its
>accounts for a significant period of time, what is the process from
>this point? Is there an automatic legal procedure that gets triggered,
>or does someone have to make a complaint before action is taken?
>2) Where accounts have not been submitted, to what extent are the
>directors personally liable for amounts paid to the company in advance
>of goods or services being supplied?
>3) Does the company secretary (as listed in the companies house
>register) have the same financial and legal responsibilities as the
>4) If someone has a suspicion that money collected in the name of
>charity has been used for other purposes, what should the procedure be
>to get this investigated?
>5) If an official of a company has been spending the company money on
>trips abroad that might be considered in excess of those strictly
>required for company business, is there a personal tax position for
>the company official?
>Finally, I would like to thank you for taking the time to answer these
>p.s. I have posted this message onto the forum, and would like your
>permission to post your response to it as well. If you would prefer I
>did not do this, please feel free to let me know.
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