A company's constitution

A company's constitution guidance:

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 association, and...

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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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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 possible to entrench...

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This Practice Note considers the unique contractual status of the articles of association between the company and its members, primarily under s 33(1) of the Companies...

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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 in a company if the...

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A Alternative record-keepingProvisions in Part 8 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006), as inserted by Schedule 5 of The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015...

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