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Practice notes
Allotment of subscriber sharesUnder the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006), a company is formed when one or more persons:•subscribe their names to a...
16th Nov
Practice notes
MiFID I—Transaction reportingThis Practice Note provides an overview of the transaction reporting requirements that existed under the Markets in...
16th Nov
Practice notes
Interim loan agreements in acquisition finance transactionsWhat are interim loan agreements?Interim loan agreements are short form loan agreements...
16th Nov
Practice notes
Acquisition finance—mandatory and voluntary prepayment clausesMost facility agreements require the borrower(s) to prepay all or part of the facility...
16th Nov
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Synthetic securitisationsWhat is a securitisation?Securitisation is a technique used to finance the ownership or sale of types of assets that would...
16th Nov
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The duty of disclosure in financial proceedingsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the ongoing duty of full and frank disclosure in financial...
16th Nov
Practice notes
Misfeasance in public officeThe tort of misfeasanceMisfeasance in public office is a tort that is rarely invoked in personal injury claims. It is only...
16th Nov
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Private equity investment—ratchetsA ratchet in private equity is a mechanism to vary the amount of equity held by founders, managers and employees...
16th Nov
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Criminal Procedure Rules (CrimPR)—update October 2020 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice...
16th Nov
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Acceptance in Lieu scheme and other heritage property reliefsThe Acceptance in Lieu (AiL) scheme allows those who are liable to UK inheritance tax...
16th Nov
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AdmissionsThis Practice Note sets out when CPR 14, which deals with admissions, will and will not apply. It looks at when admissions can be made...
16th Nov
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19)—legislation trackerThis Practice Note tracks domestic legislation introduced as part of the UK government’s response to the...
16th Nov
Q&As
In relation to a leasehold title, what is an overriding lease relating to the property. How does this affect the title and how can the issue be...
Produced in partnership with Martin Codd of Penningtons Manches Cooper 19th Apr
Precedents
Competition law compliance—post-training assessment questionsHow to use this testThese questions are designed to test your understanding after your...
16th Nov
Practice notes
Open offersThis Practice Note focuses on the key aspects of open offers and the matters that require consideration when an open offer is being carried...
Produced in partnership with James Ufland of Slaughter and May and Chris McGaffin of Slaughter and May 19th Apr
Practice notes
Liability of employers for the acts of their employees and othersThis Practice Note considers the test for an employer’s vicarious liability in tort,...
Produced in partnership with Adam Ohringer, Barrister, Cloisters 16th Nov
Practice notes
Directors and criminal liabilityThis Practice Note describes the criminal offences that are of most relevance to company directors, and:•focuses on...
16th Nov
Precedents
Proforma checklist of documents for execution at signing and completion meetings in loan transactionsAt signingExecution of finance documentsName of...
16th Nov
Q&As
If an option is granted to extend a contract and no period is stated for the extension, is the option enforceable, and if so, how would the duration...
16th Nov

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