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Under English law legally binding agreements can be made orally, in writing or by deed. This Practice Notice considers the circumstances in which a deed is necessary or...

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An electronic signature is the electronic equivalent of a handwritten signature and links a person to the contents of an electronic document. This Practice Note...

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This guide sets out how e-signatures are used in various international jurisdictions. The table provides a quick-reference summary of whether e-signatures are used and in...

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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the execution of simple contracts and deeds. It considers the key differences between deeds and...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for administrative receivers. Capacity An administrative receiver is a...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for administrators. Capacity A company will ordinarily go into...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the execution of documents by companies after 6 April 2008 (being the date on which the relevant provisions of the...

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The aim of this Practice Note is to provide practical guidance on the execution of documents by incorporated charities. This Practice Note focuses on execution of...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for individuals. It covers issues of legal capacity, the form required for...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for limited liability partnerships (LLPs). The law Before 1 October 2009,...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for limited partnerships formed under the Limited Partnerships Act 1907....

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for liquidators. Capacity A liquidator’s power is conferred by statute....

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of documents by non-Companies Act companies. Non-Companies Act companies are corporations created by...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for receivers other than administrative receivers. Capacity A...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the execution of documents by overseas companies, primarily when execution takes place after 1 October 2009 in...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for partnerships. Authority A partner in a partnership will be empowered...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for private trusts. Simple contracts Simple contracts must be...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds by third party individuals or corporations (primarily companies...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for unincorporated associations. Capacity An unincorporated association...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the execution of documents by unincorporated charities. In this Practice Note, it is assumed the contract is in writing....

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This Practice Note summarises the execution formalities for witnesses, in particular it considers who can act as a witness to the signature of another person on a...

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This guide sets out the requirements for executing simple contracts in various international jurisdictions. The table provides a quick-reference summary of the execution...

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This guide sets out the requirements for executing deeds in various international jurisdictions. The table provides a quick-reference summary of the execution formalities...

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The rules regarding execution of documents governed by the laws of Scotland are contained in: • the Requirements of Writing (Scotland) Act 1995 (RW(S)A 1995), and • the...

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A facsimile seal or signature is essentially a duplicate of the original. With regard to seals, it is a duplicate of the common seal of a company with the addition of...

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Notaries A notary is a qualified lawyer whose primary concern is the authentication and certification of signatures and documents, either for use abroad or as copy...

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Commercial lawyers will regularly come across situations where third parties are executing documents as an attorney on behalf of another person and may be required to put...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance regarding the requirements of the company seal. Where a company has a seal and it is being utilised, practitioners must...

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This Practice Note looks at the requirements for the following: • statutory declarations • oaths • affirmations • affidavits • formalities for administrating statutory...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on how to execute documents properly when one or more parties to a contract are not physically present. This is sometimes...

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