Alternative Dispute Resolution in the new Companies Act

To promote the competitiveness and development of our economy, the new Companies Act (the Act) has introduced a number of new regulatory bodies. These deal with the categorisation of companies and the registration process, safeguards for the rights of minority shareholders, the codification of the previous common law duties of directors, and various other matters.

Provision is also made for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), an approach informed by the King III Code of Corporate Governance (King III).

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