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Standard Life carpetbagger has request quashed

Standard Life carpet bagger David Stonebanks has had his hopes for assistance from the insurer in drafting resolutions for a special general meeting to vote on demutualisation squashed. The provider has written to Mr Stonebanks saying it would be unreasonable to expect the board to help with the drafting of a proposal which it believes would damage the company. It has also said there is no basis for his request for a judicial review of its decision to dismiss his last request for a special meeting after it deemed his resolutions were invalid.

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