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A limited company may buy back shares in itself, if certain conditions set out in the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) are met. This is known as a share...
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6th Oct
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A share purchase agreement (SPA) will typically include warranties and indemnities given by the seller in favour of the buyer.Why warranties and...
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26th Sep
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A limited company may buy back shares in itself, if certain conditions set out in the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) are met. This is known as a share...
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5th Oct
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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. Therefore, a company must...
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The allotment of shares and issue of shares is governed by statute and the applicable statutory provisions differ according to the type of company...
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13th Oct
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This Practice Note considers the nature of shares in a company and the classes into which they can be divided. If a company has shares of different...
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25th Sep
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A company having a share capital may have separate classes of shares. As a general rule, a type of share will form a separate class from other shares...
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8th Oct
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Following the COVID-19 outbreak, some Companies House filing and other administrative procedures have been temporarily...
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26th Sep
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The allotment and issue of shares is governed by statutory rules, which differ according to the type of company which is proposing the allotment...
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13th Oct
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A limited liability partnership (LLP) is not a partnership but a body corporate that is formed under the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000 (LLPA...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Following the COVID-19 outbreak, some Companies House filing and other administrative procedures have been temporarily...
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14th Oct
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This Practice Note summarises the law in relation to calling a general meeting of a private company limited by shares or a public company limited by...
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25th Sep
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Sources of partnership lawThe main body of law governing a general partnership formed under English law (as opposed to a limited liability...
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25th Sep
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An intra-group reorganisation involves the transfer of group company share capital or group assets between two or more companies in the same corporate...
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19th Oct
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the London Stock Exchange released a notice to give companies guidance on the...
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12th Oct
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A limited company that proposes to issue redeemable shares must comply with the provisions of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006).Why do companies issue...
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This guidance, dated September 2016, was produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI),...
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25th Sep
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Difference between service address and residential addressIt is important to understand the distinction under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) between...
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25th Sep
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Company recordsThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) sets out certain requirements relating to company records to be maintained by a company. Company...
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25th Sep
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This guidance, dated November 2018, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI), provides...
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25th Sep
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The requirement to maintain company recordsThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) sets out certain requirements relating to company records (as defined) to...
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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...
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AAnnual returnUp to and including 29 June 2016, a company (and limited liability partnership) had a duty to deliver an annual return to Companies...
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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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To: The Directors[insert company name][insert company address]Dear [Directors OR Secretary][[insert company name]] [Limited OR PLC] (the Company)[At...
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Electing to keep company information on the central registerThe Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEEA 2015) amended the Companies...
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26th Sep
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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...
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The Directors[insert company name] (the Company)[insert company registered office address][insert day and month] 20[ insert year]Dear [Directors OR ...
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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...
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