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A demerger is a transaction whereby a business carried on by a company within a group is taken out of that group and run under separate management but...
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9th Nov
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The Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) is an independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-sized quoted companies. One...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note focuses on how a company secretary of a public company (as defined) or a private company (as defined) may be removed.It does not...
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9th Nov
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A company having a share capital may have separate classes of shares. As a general rule, a type of share will form a separate class from other shares...
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9th Nov
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This document provides accessible practical guidance and links to more comprehensive content in relation to class 1 transactions undertaken by UK...
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9th Nov
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A ratchet in private equity is a mechanism to vary the amount of equity held by founders, managers and employees post-investment.In a venture capital...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) IMPACT: Certain filing and registration deadlines are extended by temporary measures introduced to mitigate the consequences of...
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9th Nov
Precedents
Definitions Delete the existing definition of ‘Consideration’ in Precedent: Share purchase agreement—pro-buyer—corporate...
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9th Nov
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The principle definedCompany decisions are made by way of resolutions of the shareholders. There are three ways in which a resolution of a company may...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Hinks of 3 Verulam Buildings (3VB) 12th Jan
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This Practice Note summarises the traditional fiduciary duties of company directors, including the duty to act in the best interests of the company,...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an overview of the agreement for the sale and purchase of shares in a private limited company (target): the share purchase...
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9th Nov
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BREXIT IMPACT: The law as set out in this Practice Note may be affected by Brexit. For further details on the potential impact of Brexit, see Impact...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the appointment and removal of alternate directors, their status, powers, duties and liabilities and authority to bind...
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9th Nov
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What is a company's constitution?A company’s 'constitution' is defined under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) as including:•the company’s articles of...
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9th Nov
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Company directors are not, by virtue only of their office as director, automatically entitled under company law to remuneration for services as a...
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9th Nov
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A limited company that proposes to issue redeemable shares must comply with the provisions of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006).Why do companies issue...
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9th Nov

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2021 guidanceOn 24 February 2021 the Chartered Governance Institute (CGI) issued updated guidance (2021 Guidance) which anticipates that because of...
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27th Apr
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For broader information in relation to the calling and holding of general meetings and annual general meetings (AGMs) see: •Calling a general meeting...
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27th Apr
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Scope of this trackerThe two tables in this document track how the coronavirus outbreak has impacted the preparations for the AGMs of FTSE 350 and AIM...
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27th Apr
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To: The Directors[insert company name] [Limited OR PLC][insert address of company][insert date]Special notice: [insert company name] [Limited OR PLC]...
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23rd Apr
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Special resolution1[That the articles of association of the Company be amended by deleting all the objects of the Company that, by virtue of the...
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22nd Apr
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This Market Tracker trend report, produced in association with White & Case and Activist Insight, with contributions from UBS Investment Bank,...
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21st Apr
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This Practice Note summarises the law relating to the steps involved in preparing, identifying recipients and sending a notice of an annual general...
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21st Apr
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This archived guidance, dated September 1996, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CG...
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21st Apr
Precedents
For the Annual General Meeting of[Name of company]to be held on[Date]at [venue]1Demand for a poll by Chair on a resolution[Resolution [insert no.] has...
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Produced in partnership with Jayne Meacham of Link Asset Services 21st Apr
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Company number: [insert number]The companies act 2006Public company limited by sharesResolutionsof[insert company name] PLC (the Company)At an annual...
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21st Apr
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Company number: [insert number]The companies act 2006[Private OR Public] company limited by sharesResolution[S]of[insert company name] [Limited OR...
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21st Apr
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Company number: [insert number]The companies act 2006Private company limited by sharesWritten resolution[S] OF...
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21st Apr
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Company number: [insert number][insert company name] [LIMITED OR PLC](the Company)Notice of annual general meetingNotice is given that an annual...
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21st Apr
Q&As
There is no specific statutory restriction on a company withdrawing a resolution after the notice of the meeting has been sent. However, a number of...
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21st Apr
Q&As
This Q&A specifically considers private limited companies, as it is not possible for a public limited company to reduce the period of 21 days’ notice...
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21st Apr
Q&As
Sections 29–30 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) require all special resolutions to be filed with the Registrar within 15 days. Failure to do so...
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21st Apr
Precedents

That [insert name of proposed director] an

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21st Apr
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Company number: [insert number][insert company name] [LIMITED OR PLC] (the Company)Agreement of members to short notice of the annual general...
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21st Apr
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To: The Directors[insert company name] [Limited OR PLC][insert company address][insert date]Special notice: [insert company name] [Limited OR PLC]...
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21st Apr

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