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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. 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the obligation of an issuer who issues or proposes to issue financial instruments which are within the scope of the...
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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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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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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 minority member in a company does not have much power to influence its management or any majority member(s) and, therefore, sometimes their...
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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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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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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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IntroductionA most favoured nation (MFN) clause entitles an investor to have visibility of side letter entitlements of other investors in the private...
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Produced in partnership with William Jones of RPC 12th Jan
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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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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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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the unique contractual status of the articles of association between the company and its members, primarily under s 33(1)...
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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 12th Jan
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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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9th Nov
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The [Secretary OR Directors][insert company name][insert company address][Insert date]Dear [[insert name] OR Company Secretary]Re: [insert company...
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