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AIM Rules for Companies—Rules 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16—disclosure of corporate transactionsThis Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Rules 12,...
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19th May
Precedents
Definitions Delete the existing definition of ‘Consideration’ in Precedent: Share purchase agreement—pro-buyer—corporate...
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The Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) Corporate Governance CodeThe Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) is an independent membership organisation that...
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19th May
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Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules requirements—the annual financial reportThis Practice Note discusses the requirements of the Disclosure...
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Produced in partnership with Tessa Park of Moore Kingston Smith 19th May
Precedents
Clause 1.1 —Add the following definition: PIK Notes means Payment in Kind Notes; [Loan note...
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19th May
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Payments for a director’s loss of office—transfer of an undertakingThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains provisions that require payments made by...
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19th May
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The Transparency DirectiveThis Practice Note provides an overview of the implementation of and key changes introduced by the EU Transparency Directive...
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Produced in partnership with Mr Darragh Connell of Forum Chambers 19th May
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The Prospectus Regulation—key changes in comparison to the Prospectus Directive regimeThis Practice Note provides an overview of the implementation of...
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19th May
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Alternate directorsThis Practice Note considers the appointment and removal of alternate directors, their status, powers, duties and liabilities and...
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19th May
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What is the process for a redesignation of shares?This Q&A examines how a company may carry out a redesignation of shares, meaning a change in the...
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19th May
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Takeover Code—Rule 3—Independent adviceThis Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Rule 3 of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code),...
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19th May
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Drafting and negotiating ancillary documents in a share purchase transactionThis Practice Note is part of the Share purchase transaction toolkit.In...
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19th May
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Break fees—share purchaseThe nature and purpose of break feesBreak fees are generally designed to compensate one party’s legal and professional costs...
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19th May
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Class rights and variation of class rightsA company having a share capital may have separate classes of shares. As a general rule, a type of share...
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19th May
Precedents
The Directors[insert company name][insert company address][insert date]Dear Directors,[insert company name] Limited (the Company)[I, OR We,][insert...
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19th May
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Is it possible to make a manuscript amendment to the consideration clause of a stock transfer form after signature?The correct process to be followed...
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19th May

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