Company disclosures, records and registers

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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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Electing to keep company information on the central register The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEEA 2015) amended the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006)...

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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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Company number: [insert number] [insert company name] [LIMITED OR PLC] Minutes of a meeting of the board of directors (the Meeting) of [insert full name of company] (the...

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[insert company name] [LIMITED OR PLC] Minutes of a meeting of the board of directors of [insert full name of company] (the Company) held at [insert place of meeting] on...

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Company number: [insert number] [insert company name][Limited OR PLC] Minutes of a meeting of the board of directors (the Meeting) of [insert full name of company] (the...

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Company number: [insert number] [insert company name][Limited OR PLC] Minutes of a meeting of the board of directors (the Meeting) of [insert full name of company] (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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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see Practice Note:...

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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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Companies House [Crown Way Maindy Cardiff CF14 3UZ OR 4th Floor Edinburgh Quay 2 139 Fountainbridge Edinburgh EH3 9FF OR Second Floor, The Linenhall 32–38 Linenhall...

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The [Secretary OR Directors] [insert company name] [insert company address] [Insert date] Dear [[insert name] OR Company Secretary OR Sirs] Re: [insert company name]...

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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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STOP PRESS: On 10 January 2020, the Fifth Money Laundering Directive (EU) 2018/843 (MLD5) was transposed in the UK through changes made to the Money Laundering, Terrorist...

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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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STOP PRESS: On 10 January 2020, the Fifth Money Laundering Directive (EU) 2018/843 (MLD5) was transposed in the UK through changes made to the Money Laundering, Terrorist...

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STOP PRESS: On 10 January 2020, the Fifth Money Laundering Directive (EU) 2018/843 (MLD5) was transposed in the UK through changes made to the Money Laundering, Terrorist...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (SAMLA 2018), which received Royal Assent on 23 May 2018, provides a power for Ministers to make...

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