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A guide to share purchase agreementsThis Practice Note provides an overview of the agreement for the sale and purchase of shares in a private limited...
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19th May
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De facto and shadow directorsDefinition of 'director'The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) broadly defines a director as 'any person occupying the position...
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19th May
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Tailoring a shelf companyA person wishing to set up a new company has the following options:•they can incorporate a new company in accordance with the...
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19th May
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Alternate directorsThis Practice Note considers the appointment and removal of alternate directors, their status, powers, duties and liabilities and...
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19th May
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Non-executive directors—independenceThe concept of independence is key to provisions in the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) on board...
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Produced in partnership with Advanced Boardroom Excellence 19th May
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G20/OECD Principles of Corporate GovernanceThis Practice Note discusses the Principles of Corporate Governance (Principles) published by the Group of...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Brenda Hannigan of University of Southampton 19th May
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The Prospectus Regulation—key changes in comparison to the Prospectus Directive regimeThis Practice Note provides an overview of the implementation of...
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19th May
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Can a capital contribution/gift by a shareholder be treated as distributable reserves?The issue is whether capital contributions or gifts by a...
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Produced in partnership with Brenda Hannigan of Southampton University 19th May
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The Transparency DirectiveThis Practice Note provides an overview of the implementation of and key changes introduced by the EU Transparency Directive...
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Produced in partnership with Mr Darragh Connell of Forum Chambers 19th May
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Sub-division and consolidation of sharesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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19th May
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Insider listsThis Practice Note considers the obligation of an issuer who issues or proposes to issue financial instruments which are within the scope...
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19th May
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General meetings—notice requirements for private and unlisted public companiesA general meeting must satisfy certain requirements set out in the...
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19th May
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Notifying changes in share capital to Companies House—statement of capitalCoronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some...
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19th May
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Will a redesignation of shares constitute a variation of class rights?A redesignation of shares involves a change in the name of some or all of a...
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Produced in partnership with Julian Henwood of Gowling WLG 19th May
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What is the process for a redesignation of shares?This Q&A examines how a company may carry out a redesignation of shares, meaning a change in the...
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19th May
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Financial assistance—a quick guideThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) prohibits: •a public company (or its subsidiary) from giving financial assistance...
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19th May

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Is a provision in a company's articles valid if it requires all resolutions to be special resolutions passed with a 75 per cent majority? To the...
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Produced in partnership with Alasdair Steele of CMS 22nd Sep
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Anti-dilution ratchet provisions—articles—non-leveraged investmentAdd new Article 14 as follows:14. Anti-dilution14.1 In this Article 14, unless the...
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17th Sep
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Is a contract between a company and a third party which is entered into in breach of the company’s articles of association enforceable?This Q&A deals...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 13th Sep
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What happens where a company director gives an undertaking which they know to be untrue, ie where they give an undertaking not to take action X when,...
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13th Sep
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Article of association prohibiting the exercise of the power to allot shares under CA 2006, s 550 and giving authority to allot shares under CA 2006,...
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10th Sep
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Articles of association—example amendments to introduce growth sharesCompanies Act 2006Private Company Limited By SharesArticles of Association of...
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15th Aug
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Articles of association—non-leveraged investment—multiple investorsCompanies Act 2006Private Company Limited By SharesArticles of Association of...
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12th Aug
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Articles of association—non-leveraged investment—single investorCompanies Act 2006Private Company Limited By SharesArticles of Association of [insert...
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12th Aug
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Model articles—private company limited by guaranteeIndex to the articlesPart 1Interpretation and limitation of liability1Defined terms2Liability of...
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12th Aug
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Articles of association—joint venture company—deadlock (50:50)Private Company Limited By SharesArticles of Association of [insert name of company]...
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12th Aug
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Model articles—private company limited by guarantee—pre April 2013Index to the articlesPart 1Interpretation and limitation of liability1Defined...
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12th Aug
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Articles of association—listed companyThe Companies Act [1948 OR 1985 OR 2006]Public company limited by sharesArticles of associationof[insert name]...
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12th Aug
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Articles of association—private limited companyThe Companies Act 2006Private Company Limited by SharesArticles of associationof[insert name]...
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12th Aug
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Class rights provisions—articlesAdd new definitions to ‘definitions’ article:A director•means any director appointed by holders of the A ordinary...
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12th Aug
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Electronic general meetings provisions—articlesAdd new definitions to ‘definitions’ article as appropriate:present•means, for the purposes of physical...
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12th Aug
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Model articles—public company—pre April 2013Index to the articlesPart 1Interpretation and limitation of liability1Defined terms2Liability of...
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12th Aug
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Model articles—private limited company—pre April 2013Index to the articlesPart 1Interpretation and limitation of liability1Defined terms2Liability of...
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12th Aug
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12th Aug
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Article of association giving authority to allot shares under CA 2006, s 551 (private company/public unlisted company)1Authority to allot shares—no...
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12th Aug
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Resolution—removal of objects clause and memorandum provisionsSpecial resolution1[That the articles of association of the Company be amended by...
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12th Aug

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