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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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A director who is in any way, directly or indirectly, interested in:•a proposed transaction or arrangement with the company of which they are a...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) IMPACT: Certain filing and registration deadlines are extended by temporary measures introduced to mitigate the consequences of...
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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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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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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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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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A company having a share capital may have separate classes of shares. As a general rule, a type of share will form a separate class from other shares...
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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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The Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) is an independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-sized quoted companies. One...
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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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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
Precedents
Insert the following definitions as new definitions into clause 1 of Precedent: Share purchase agreement—pro-buyer—corporate...
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9th Nov
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As a corporation (as defined) has no physical presence, it must appoint an individual to attend and act on its behalf at a general meeting of a...
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9th Nov

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When one or more individuals decide to start a business, they have a choice as to what vehicle they operate that business through. In addition to the...
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1st Mar
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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: As part of review of the UK funds regime and in particular, a consultation on the tax treatment of asset holding companies, the...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Shah of Simmons & Simmons LLP based on material originally written by Charles Goddard of Rosetta Tax LLP 25th Feb
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A co-operative society or community benefit society (previously known as industrial and provident societies) (a registered society, or alternatively,...
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15th Feb
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This Q&A covers the situation in which a business is converting from a sole trader to a private company limited by shares. For other types of...
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15th Feb
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This question implies that the UK establishment has a different name from the overseas company. A UK establishment of an overseas company is...
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15th Feb
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When a company registered in England and Wales is dissolved, all property and rights vested in or held on trust for it (including leasehold property)...
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15th Feb
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Given the nature of your question you may find our Practice Note: Overseas companies in the UK—trading disclosures and execu...
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15th Feb
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A Societas Europaea (SE) is a public limited liability company (PLC) governed by the law of the Member State in which it has its registered office. An...
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15th Feb
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The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) defines an ‘overseas company’ as any company incorporated outside the UK.An overseas company has to be registered at...
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15th Feb
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1NameThe name of the society is “[insert full name of society] Limited”.2ObjectsThe objects of the society are:2.1[insert details]2.2[insert...
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14th Feb
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This Practice Note considers the law and regulation relating to the corporate structure known as a UK Societas. A UK Societas has its roots in the...
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14th Feb
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A registered society is a body corporate with limited liability and its own legal personality, registered by the Financial Conduct Authority under the...
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10th Feb
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At 11pm UK time on 31 January 2020 (exit day), the United Kingdom left the European Union in accordance with a ratified Withdrawal Agreement between...
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1st Feb
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This Practice Note highlights the practical differences between legal entities in Scotland and legal entities in England and Wales. It also covers the...
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Produced in partnership with Shepherd and Wedderburn 27th Jan
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It is important that the most appropriate form of vehicle is chosen to carry on a business; the choice of vehicle may have a bearing on the business’s...
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22nd Jan
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Charities can adopt a variety of different legal forms or structures. A charity’s governing documents will depend on the form or structure adopted. A...
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21st Jan
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AArticles of associationGenerally referred to simply as the articles. The principal constitutional document of a company (see also Memorandum of...
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19th Jan
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A limited liability partnership (LLP) is not a partnership but a body corporate that is formed under the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000 (LLPA...
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18th Jan
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Sources of partnership lawThe main body of law governing a general partnership formed under English law (as opposed to a limited liability...
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18th Jan

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