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Since 30 June 2016 all UK companies and LLPs will need to file a confirmation statement instead of an annual return. Only if the entity's made up date was on or before 29...

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In relation to a review period up to and including 29 June 2016, a company (or LLP) had a duty to deliver an annual return to Companies House which complied with...

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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 2006). Why amend the...

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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Company names and business names which summarises the legal requirements and restrictions regarding...

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Filing documents at Companies House may be one of the most simple tasks a corporate lawyer ever has to carry out in his or her career, but it still is of the utmost...

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A Annual returnUp to and including 29 June 2016, a company (and limited liability partnership) had a duty to deliver an annual return to Companies House which complied...

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There are a number of statutory and regulatory controls and restrictions on the choice of company and business names. These are predominantly set out in the Companies Act...

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The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) requires companies to keep the following statutory registers: • the register of members • the register of directors • the register of...

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BREXIT IMPACT: Several aspects of the PSC regime will be affected by Brexit, including: • the availability of the Societas Europaea (SE) in the UK. For further details...

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Company records The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) sets out certain requirements relating to company records to be maintained by a company. Company records include any: •...

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ARCHIVED: This archived timeline sets out the key legislative developments of the data protection reform package. This timeline is for background information only and is...

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This Practice Note discusses the two ‘failure to prevent’ corporate criminal offences created by the Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA 2017): • CFA 2017, s 45 creates the...

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The requirement to maintain company records The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) sets out certain requirements relating to company records (as defined) to be maintained by a...

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Adoption of MLD5 On 19 April 2018, the European Parliament voted to adopt the Fifth Money Laundering Directive (MLD5), which amends the Fourth Money Laundering Directive...

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The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA 2015) received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015. Section 54 requires certain firms to produce and publish a slavery and human trafficking...

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The Fourth Money Laundering Directive (MLD4) was formally adopted by the Council of the EU (the Council) in May 2015 after lengthy and interesting negotiations. Every...

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