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A director who is in any way, directly or indirectly, interested in:•a proposed transaction or arrangement with the company of which they are a...
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9th Nov
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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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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) 9th Nov
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What is an intention to float announcement?An intention to float announcements (ITF) is generally the first announcement to the public by an issuer of...
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Produced in partnership with Louise Wolfson. 9th Nov
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Why restore a company to the register?When a company has been struck off it may be possible for an interested person to make an application to the...
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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some Companies House filing and other administrative procedures have been...
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Important-this provisional allotment letter (pal) is of value and is negotiable. It requires your immediate attention. The offer expires at [insert...
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9th Nov
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What is an unregistered company?An unregistered company is a rare form of incorporated company that is not formed or registered under the Companies...
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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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This Practice Note summarises the procedure to amend or change a company’s articles of association in accordance with the Companies Act 2006 (CA...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note is part of the Share purchase transaction toolkit.In order to effect all aspects of the transaction, each share purchase...
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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 describes the legal issues that may arise where there is a gap in time between exchange/signing (at which time the share purchase...
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9th Nov
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It is a fundamental rule of English company law that a limited company having a share capital must maintain that capital. This capital maintenance...
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Produced in partnership with Tessa Park of Moore Kingston Smith 9th Nov
Precedents
DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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[insert company name] PLC(the Company)Form of proxy — annual general meetingBefore completing this form please read the explanatory notesI/we,Name of...
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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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5th Nov
Precedents
Company number: [insert number][insert company name] [Limited OR PLC]Minutes of a meeting of the board of directors (the Meeting) of [insert full name...
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28th Oct
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[insert company name] PLCMinutes of a meeting of the board of directors of [insert full name of company] (the Company)held at [insert place of...
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THIS DOCUMENT IS IMPORTANT AND REQUIRES YOUR IMMEDIATE ATTENTIONIf you are in any doubt about the action you should take, you should immediately...
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This Q&A focusses on the situation where the statement made was oral. This considers libel and slander generally, rather than by reference to...
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Produced in partnership with Joshua Marshall of Fieldfisher 28th Sep
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Electronic general meetings (including AGMs)2016 saw the first entirely electronic AGM held by Jimmy Choo plc. Electronic general meetings are likely...
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For the purpose of this Q&A we have assumed that the company is a private limited company.Where the company directors are not being co-operative,...
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28th Sep
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A company's articles of association are its main internal governing document. Section 18 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) states that the articles...
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The term ‘clear days’ relates to the calculation of notice periods connected with company meetings and resolutions under Part 13 of the Companies Act...
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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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As a corporation has no physical presence, it must appoint an individual to attend and act on its behalf at a general meeting of a company in which it...
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28th Sep
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There is no requirement under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) for a director to attend an annual general meeting (AGM) which will be considering a...
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28th Sep
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As explained in Practice Note: Adjourning a general meeting, under common law principles it is possible to adjourn but not postpone a meeting of the...
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28th Sep
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If the articles of association are silent regarding where the general meeting must be held, then it is in principle possible for a meeting to be held...
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28th Sep
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Whether or not an abstention would be included in the total votes from which a given majority was required may depend upon the wording of the entity’s...
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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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To: The Directors[insert company name] PLC[insert company address][insert date]Dear [Directors OR Secretary]Special notice: [insert company name] PLC...
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