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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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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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The underwriters or initial purchasers in an international securities offering will customarily require that the issuer's accountants provide one or...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Kohl of Hogan Lovells International LLP 12th Jan
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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 Practice Note explains the cash box structure and the principles behind its use in connection with a proposed placing by a public limited company...
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Produced in partnership with Danette Antao of Hogan Lovells and Maegen Morrison of Hogan Lovells 12th Jan
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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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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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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
Precedents
Please note that this precedent is for information only and is a memorandum setting out the details of the Model Code that was contained in the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note outlines the written resolution method directors may adopt to take decisions instead of holding board meetings. It also considers...
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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
Precedents
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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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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What is a company limited by guarantee?Limited companies can be either limited by shares or by guarantee. A company limited by guarantee is a type of...
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18th Jan
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Interest in the use of family investment companies (FICs) as an estate planning vehicle increased following the changes to the tax treatment of trusts...
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Produced in partnership with Deborah Clark of Mills and Reeve LLP 15th Jan
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This Practice Note is currently archived and is no longer maintained or updated.The availability of the Societas Europaea (SE) in the UK has been...
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12th Jan
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The definition of ‘affiliate’ or ‘affiliated’ in relation to corporate relationships will depend on the context in which a particular relationship...
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12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the law and regulation relating to the corporate structure known as a UK Economic Interest Grouping (UKEIG). A UKEIG...
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8th Jan
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This Practice Note is currently archived and is no longer maintained or updated.The availability of the Societas Europaea (SE) in the UK has been...
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8th Jan
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The community interest company (CIC) is a limited company which operates in order to use its profit and income for the benefit of the community it...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Hornsey, Alex McPherson and Peter Lyons of Ignition Law 8th Jan
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The principal legislation governing Community Interest Companies (CICs) is contained in:•Companies Act 2006•Companies (Audit, Investigations and...
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Produced in partnership with Clive Blackwood of Lamb Chambers 8th Jan
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Two distinct statutory concepts govern holding and subsidiary company relationships. The definition of 'parent and subsidiary undertaking' is the...
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6th Jan
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This Practice Note is archived and is no longer maintained.The availability of the European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIG) in the UK is...
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6th Jan
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When an overseas company opens an establishment which carries on business in the United Kingdom, it may have to register its particulars with...
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5th Jan
Practice notes
When an overseas company opens an establishment which carries on business in the United Kingdom, it may have to register its particulars with...
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5th Jan
Practice notes
When an overseas company opens an establishment which carries on business in the United Kingdom, it may have to register its particulars with...
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5th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note is currently archived and is no longer maintained or updated.The availability of the Societas Europaea (SE) in the UK has been...
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24th Dec
Q&As
The terms ‘traded company’, ‘quoted company’ and ‘listed company’ are often confused or used interchangeably. They do however have specific...
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24th Dec
Q&As
The Directive referred to is the First Company Law Directive 68/151/EEC of 9 March 1968, the intent of which was to codify elements of company law...
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24th Dec
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The Companies Act 2006 defines an ‘overseas company’ as any company incorporated outside the UK. An overseas company has to be registered at Companies...
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24th Dec
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This Practice Note is archived and no longer maintained.Background—the proposal for a European private company (Societas Privata Europaea or SPE)On 25...
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17th Dec

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