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How do the rules in relation to indirect interests and majority control operate when investigating the owners of non-registrable entities under the...
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Is an organisation formed by Royal Charter required to maintain its own PSC register? A Royal Charter corporation has all the powers of a natural...
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Are legal advisors obliged to respond to people with significant control information request notices under section 790D(5) of the Companies Act...
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What is the rule on joint arrangements in the context of the PSC register?The rule on joint arrangements is set out in Schedule 1A, Part 3, paras...
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What are the new reporting deadlines under the PSC regime?As a result of the Information about People with Significant Control (Amendment) Regulations...
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Does an option to acquire more than 25% of the issued share capital of a company make the option holder a person with significant control prior to...
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Might a lender holding a legal mortgage (or Scottish pledge) of shares be a PSC?Might a lender holding a legal mortgage (or Scottish pledge) of shares...
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If a UK company is a wholly owned subsidiary of a chain of companies that do not qualify as relevant legal entities and the ultimate owner is an...
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