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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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A minority member in a company does not have much power to influence its management or any majority member(s) and, therefore, sometimes their...
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9th Nov
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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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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 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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The underwriters or initial purchasers in an international securities offering will customarily require that the issuer's accountants provide one or...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Kohl of Hogan Lovells International LLP 12th Jan
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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) IMPACT: Certain filing and registration deadlines are extended by temporary measures introduced to mitigate the consequences of...
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9th Nov
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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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Definitions Delete the existing definition of ‘Consideration’ in Precedent: Share purchase agreement—pro-buyer—corporate...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note summarises the traditional fiduciary duties of company directors, including the duty to act in the best interests of the company,...
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9th Nov
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The agreement of the members of a company is required to make certain changes to a company, such as amending its constitution, name or share capital,...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the appointment and removal of alternate directors, their status, powers, duties and liabilities and authority to bind...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov

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The Directors[insert company name][insert company address][insert date]Dear [Company name OR Directors][Insert company name][Limited OR PLC] (the...
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Company number: [insert number][insert company name] PLCMinutes of a meeting of the board of directors (the Meeting) of [insert full name of company]...
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Company number: [insert number][INSERT COMPANY NAME] LimitedMinutes of a meeting of the board of directors (the Meeting) of [insert full name of...
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The Directors[Insert company name][Insert company address][insert date]Dear [Company name OR Directors][Insert company name][Limited OR PLC] (the...
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Company number: [insert number][insert company name ][Limited OR PLC]Minutes of a meeting of the board of directors (the Meeting) of [insert full name...
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Company number: [insert number][Insert company name][Limited OR PLC]Minutes of a meeting of the board of directors (the Meeting) of [insert full name...
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Special resolution:That the articles of association [produced to the m...
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If the business name in question is a registered trade mark, the formalities relating to the assignment of UK and EU trade mark registrations will...
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13th Feb
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It is possible to incorporate a limited company as either private or public. There are some key differences in the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006)...
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9th Feb
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This Q&A refers to an individual director rather than a corporate director. Section 163 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) requires that a company's...
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9th Feb
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Since 30 June 2016, companies (and LLPs) must provide information to the registrar in relation to their people with significant control register (PSC...
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9th Feb
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There is no company law requirement for a company to include an article in its articles of association setting out details of the issued share capital...
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9th Feb
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A UK company must maintain a registered office at all times to which all communications and notices may be addressed. It must be stated in the...
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9th Feb
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Section 761 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) provides that a public company (otherwise than one formed by virtue of re-registration as a public...
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9th Feb
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