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A guide to share purchase agreementsThis Practice Note provides an overview of the agreement for the sale and purchase of shares in a private limited...
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19th May
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De facto and shadow directorsDefinition of 'director'The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) broadly defines a director as 'any person occupying the position...
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19th May
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Tailoring a shelf companyA person wishing to set up a new company has the following options:•they can incorporate a new company in accordance with the...
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19th May
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Alternate directorsThis Practice Note considers the appointment and removal of alternate directors, their status, powers, duties and liabilities and...
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19th May
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Non-executive directors—independenceThe concept of independence is key to provisions in the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) on board...
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Produced in partnership with Advanced Boardroom Excellence 19th May
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G20/OECD Principles of Corporate GovernanceThis Practice Note discusses the Principles of Corporate Governance (Principles) published by the Group of...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Brenda Hannigan of University of Southampton 19th May
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The Prospectus Regulation—key changes in comparison to the Prospectus Directive regimeThis Practice Note provides an overview of the implementation of...
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19th May
Q&As
Can a capital contribution/gift by a shareholder be treated as distributable reserves?The issue is whether capital contributions or gifts by a...
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Produced in partnership with Brenda Hannigan of Southampton University 19th May
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The Transparency DirectiveThis Practice Note provides an overview of the implementation of and key changes introduced by the EU Transparency Directive...
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Produced in partnership with Mr Darragh Connell of Forum Chambers 19th May
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Sub-division and consolidation of sharesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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19th May
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Insider listsThis Practice Note considers the obligation of an issuer who issues or proposes to issue financial instruments which are within the scope...
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19th May
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General meetings—notice requirements for private and unlisted public companiesA general meeting must satisfy certain requirements set out in the...
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19th May
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Notifying changes in share capital to Companies House—statement of capitalCoronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some...
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19th May
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Will a redesignation of shares constitute a variation of class rights?A redesignation of shares involves a change in the name of some or all of a...
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Produced in partnership with Julian Henwood of Gowling WLG 19th May
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What is the process for a redesignation of shares?This Q&A examines how a company may carry out a redesignation of shares, meaning a change in the...
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19th May
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Financial assistance—a quick guideThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) prohibits: •a public company (or its subsidiary) from giving financial assistance...
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19th May

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The Duomatic principleThe principle definedCompany decisions are made by way of resolutions of the shareholders. There are three ways in which a...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Hinks of 3 Verulam Buildings (3VB) 17th Sep
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Voting at general meetings (including AGMs)In order to pass a shareholder resolution, the members of a company will have to be asked to vote on the...
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15th Sep
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The Chartered Governance Institute guidance on voting at general meetings [Archived]This archived guidance, dated December 2003 and updated in 2013,...
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13th Sep
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Consent to adjournment—AGM—listed public company[insert company name] PLC(the Company)Agreement of members to adjournment of the annual general...
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12th Aug
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Chair’s AGM script—voting on a show of handsFor the Annual General Meeting of[Name of company]to be held on[Date]at [venue]1IntroductionGood morning...
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Produced in partnership with Jayne Meacham of Link Asset Services 12th Aug
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Chair’s AGM script—voting on a pollFor the Annual General Meeting of[Name of company]to be held on[Date]at [venue]1IntroductionGood morning Ladies and...
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Produced in partnership with Jayne Meacham of Link Asset Services 12th Aug
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Notice to Companies House of resolutions passed at AGM—listed public company Company number: [insert number]The companies act 2006Public company...
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12th Aug
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Notice to Companies House of resolutions passed at AGM—private company or unlisted public companyCompany number: [insert number]The companies act...
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12th Aug
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Chair’s AGM script—unexpected eventsFor the Annual General Meeting of[Name of company]to be held on[Date]at [venue]1Demand for a poll by Chair on a...
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Produced in partnership with Jayne Meacham of Link Asset Services 12th Aug
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Minutes of an annual general meeting of a private company or unlisted public companyCompany number: [insert number][insert company name] [Limited OR...
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12th Aug
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Minutes of AGM of listed public company[insert company name] PLCMinutes of the annual general meeting (the Agm) of [insert full name of company] (the...
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12th Aug
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Post general meeting (including AGM) actions and proceduresThis Practice Note summarises the filings and notifications to be carried out by a company...
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12th Aug
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Voting at UK listed public companies—process and participantsOwnership and voting at the modern listed public companyAccording to the Office for...
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12th Aug
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Shareholder activismThis Practice Note examines shareholder activism in UK companies with a premium or a standard listing of equity shares on the...
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12th Aug
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—holding general meetings and AGMsFor broader information in relation to the calling and holding of general meetings and annual...
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12th Aug
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Holding entirely virtual or hybrid general meetings and AGMsThis Practice Note considers the law and institutional investor guidance relating to the...
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12th Aug
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Holding an AGM of a listed public companyCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Notice contains guidance that may be affected by the COVID-19 outbreak....
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12th Aug
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Holding an AGM of a private company or unlisted public companyCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Notice contains guidance that may be affected by...
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12th Aug
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Is a general meeting of the members valid if no chair is appointed?It has been assumed for the purposes of this Q&A that the company is a private...
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12th Aug
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Can a general meeting (for a public unlisted company) be held outside of the UK?If the articles of association are silent regarding where the general...
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12th Aug

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