The ostensible authority of a company secretary - Does size matter?

Michael Hocken, Paul Stephen Latimer

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The company secretary?s role has been elevated and is now considered the second most significant individual in the corporate world for making contracts, surpassed only by the managing director. A company secretary is an officer of the company with responsibilities and duties, making representations on behalf of the company and entering into contracts on the company?s behalf, and is entitled to sign contracts connected with the administrative side of the company?s affairs.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)35 - 37
Number of pages3
JournalCommercial Law Quarterly
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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