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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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The agreement of the members of a company is required to make certain changes to a company, such as amending its constitution, name or share capital,...
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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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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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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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The Prospectus Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 came into force on 20 July 2017 and its provisions came fully into effect in Member States on 21 July 2019....
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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 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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This Practice Note examines the law and practice on giving irrevocable commitments or undertakings or letters of intent in the context of a public...
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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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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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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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