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Sale of treasury sharesA limited company may hold, or deal with, shares in itself, if certain conditions set out in the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006)...
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19th May
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What is the definition of body corporate as used in s 1159 of the Companies Act 2006?Section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006), for the...
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19th May
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A guide to cash box placingsThis Practice Note explains the cash box structure and the principles behind its use in connection with a proposed placing...
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Produced in partnership with Danette Antao of Hogan Lovells and Maegen Morrison of Hogan Lovells 19th May
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Clause 1.1 —Add the following definition: PIK Notes means Payment in Kind Notes; [Loan note...
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Private companies limited by sharesWhat is a private company limited by shares?A private company limited by shares is a legal entity which is separate...
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19th May
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DTR Resource Note—DTR 5—Vote Holder and Issuer Notification RulesThis Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Chapter 5 of the Disclosure...
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19th May
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Can the board of a co-operative and community benefit society (a registered society) delegate powers to any third party, and can the registered...
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19th May
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Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules trackerLast updated March 2021Tracker overviewThis Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules (DTR) tracker...
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19th May
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Takeover Code—Rule 34—Right of withdrawalThis Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Rule 34 of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code),...
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19th May
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Continuing obligations—vote holder and issuer notification rules (DTR 5)This Practice Note focuses on the notification obligations of holders of...
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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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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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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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The unquoted companies regimeThe rules governing annual accounts and reports of unquoted companies are set out in:•Part 15 of the Companies Act 2006...
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19th May
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Quasi-loans to directors, connected persons and related arrangements—requirement to obtain members’ approvalThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains...
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19th May
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Drafting and negotiating ancillary documents in a share purchase transactionThis Practice Note is part of the Share purchase transaction toolkit.In...
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19th May

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Types of set-offThere are five main types of set-off:•independent set-off (sometimes known as legal set-off or statutory set-off)•transaction set-off...
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Security—an introductory guideThis Practice Note provides a basic introduction to security and covers the following:•what is security•why do lenders...
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30th Jul
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Perfecting securityWhy is it necessary to perfect security?When a creditor takes security, it will be concerned with three issues:•whether the...
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