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Definitions Delete the existing definition of ‘Consideration’ in Precedent: Share purchase agreement—pro-buyer—corporate...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the obligation of an issuer who issues or proposes to issue financial instruments which are within the scope of the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains the cash box structure and the principles behind its use in connection with a proposed placing by a public limited company...
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Produced in partnership with Danette Antao of Hogan Lovells and Maegen Morrison of Hogan Lovells 12th Jan
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This document provides accessible practical guidance and links to more comprehensive content in relation to class 1 transactions undertaken by UK...
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9th Nov
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Shares in a company may be allotted or transferred to any number of holders (whether they are natural persons or corporate entities) to be held...
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9th Nov
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The Prospectus Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 came into force on 20 July 2017 and its provisions came fully into effect in Member States on 21 July 2019....
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note focuses on how a company secretary of a public company (as defined) or a private company (as defined) may be removed.It does not...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note is part of the Share purchase transaction toolkit.In order to effect all aspects of the transaction, each share purchase...
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9th Nov
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The Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) is an independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-sized quoted companies. One...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some Companies House filing and other administrative procedures have been...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some Companies House filing and other administrative procedures have been...
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9th Nov
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Please note that this precedent is for information only and is a memorandum setting out the details of the Model Code that was contained in the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note outlines the written resolution method directors may adopt to take decisions instead of holding board meetings. It also considers...
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9th Nov
Precedents
Insert the following definitions as new definitions into clause 1 of Precedent: Share purchase agreement—pro-buyer—corporate...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov

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Q&As
This Q&A assumes that the company in question is a private company limited by shares governed by English and Welsh law and incorporated under the...
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23rd Apr
Practice notes
What is a company's constitution?A company’s 'constitution' is defined under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) as including:•the company’s articles of...
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22nd Apr
Precedents
Special resolution1[That the articles of association of the Company be amended by deleting all the objects of the Company that, by virtue of the...
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22nd Apr
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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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22nd Apr
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What are 'provisions for entrenchment'?The usual way to amend a company's articles of association is by way of special resolution. However, it is...
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19th Apr
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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...
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19th Apr
Precedents
Companies Act 2006Private Company Limited By SharesArticles of Association of [insert name of company] Limited(Incorporated in England and Wales under...
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9th Apr
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Ordinary resolution:That [each of the directors OR [each of ][insert name(s) of relevant director(s)]] be and [is OR are] hereby authorised at any...
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9th Apr
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The Companies Act 2006Private Company Limited by SharesArticles of associationof[insert name] LimitedPart 1, interpretation and limitation of...
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9th Apr
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Index to the articlesPart 1Interpretation and limitation of liability1Defined terms2Liability of membersPart 2DirectorsDirectors' powers and...
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9th Apr
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Index to the articlesPart 1Interpretation and limitation of liability1Defined terms2Liability of membersPart 2DirectorsDirectors' powers and...
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9th Apr
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The Companies Act 2006Public company limited by sharesArticles of associationof[insert name] PLCPart 1, interpretation and limitation of...
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9th Apr
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Index to the articlesPart 1Interpretation and limitation of liability1Defined terms2Liability of membersPart 2DirectorsDirectors' powers and...
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9th Apr
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The Companies Act 2006Private Company Limited by GuaranteeArticles of associationof[INSERT NAME] limitedPart 1, interpretation and limitation of...
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9th Apr
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1Authority to allot shares—no distinction made between different classes of shares (general or specific authority)1.1Save to the extent that they are...
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9th Apr
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Companies Act 2006Private Company Limited By SharesArticles of Association of [insert name of company] Limited(Incorporated in England and Wales under...
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9th Apr
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Index to the articlesPart 1Interpretation and limitation of liability1Defined terms2Liability of membersPart 2DirectorsDirectors' powers and...
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9th Apr
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Private Company Limited By SharesArticles of Association of [insert name of company] Limited(Incorporated in England and Wales under registered no....
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9th Apr
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Add new definitions to ‘definitions’ article as appropriate:present•means, for the purposes of physical general meetings, present in person, or, for...
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9th Apr
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Index to the articlesPart 1Interpretation and limitation of liability1Defined terms2Liability of membersPart 2DirectorsDirectors' powers and...
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