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Ash
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Is there a particular section of Companies Act 2006 that requires

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Is there a particular section of Companies Act 2006 that requires the company / its directors to take steps to defend the reputation of the company from innuendo and false allegations that are reputationally damaging?
I am aware of the company's rights under Defamation Act should a company CHOOSE to defend its reputation / the reputations of its directors.
What I am asking is about the company's obligations to protect its investors interests rather than turning the other cheek.....
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Alex Watts :

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.

Alex Watts :

There is no section that compels a company to act.

Alex Watts :

It is a matter for them and indeed a commercial decision

Alex Watts :

It may be that what has been said/published is so minor it is not worth the cost of pursuing

Alex Watts :

So really it is a matter for the company

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?

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Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I rated your response as excellent a week ago

Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Thanks!
Alex