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This Practice Note summarises the traditional fiduciary duties of company directors, including the duty to act in the best interests of the company,...
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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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What is an intention to float announcement?An intention to float announcements (ITF) is generally the first announcement to the public by an issuer of...
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Produced in partnership with Louise Wolfson. 12th Jan
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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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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 minority member in a company does not have much power to influence its management or any majority member(s) and, therefore, sometimes their...
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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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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
Practice notes
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
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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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
Precedents
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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9th Nov

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A charitable incorporated organisation (CIO) is a form of legal entity that is only available to charities. A CIO only comes into existence once it...
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6th Dec
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A charitable incorporated organisation (CIO) is a form of legal entity that is only available to charities. It is a ‘body corporate’ but not a...
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3rd Dec
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Section 14 of the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 (CCBSA 2014) states that the rules of a Co-operative and Community Benefit...
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28th Sep
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Many family businesses start out with quite an informal governing structure in place; the family members have an understanding of their roles and...
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