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Payments for a director’s loss of officeThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains provisions relating to payments made by a company to a director as...
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19th May
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Returning capital to shareholders—B share schemesWhat is a B share scheme and why is it used?A B share scheme is one method used by UK companies to...
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Directors’ decision-making—written resolutions and decisions by sole directorsThis Practice Note outlines the written resolution method directors may...
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19th May
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The Duomatic principleThe principle definedCompany decisions are made by way of resolutions of the shareholders. There are three ways in which a...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Hinks of 3 Verulam Buildings (3VB) 19th May
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The effect of a private company redemption of shares, including post-redemption stepsCoronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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19th May
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Class 1 transactions—fundamentalsThis document provides accessible practical guidance and links to more comprehensive content in relation to class 1...
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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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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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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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Directors’ responsibilities statements—company accountsA company's annual report and accounts will often include an appropriate description of...
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19th May
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The Directors[insert company name][insert company address][insert date]Dear Directors,[insert company name] Limited (the Company)[I, OR We,][insert...
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19th May
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Company restoration—restoration by court orderWhy restore a company to the register?When a company has been struck off it may be possible for an...
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19th May
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Project [insert project name]Prepared for [Insert addressee name][Insert date of report]INDEXReportA. IntroductionB. Executive summaryC. Detailed...
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Unregistered companiesWhat is an unregistered company?An unregistered company is a rare form of incorporated company that is not formed or registered...
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MLD5—key provisions for financial services firms—one minute guideAdoption of MLD5 and implementation in the UKThe Fifth Money Laundering Directive...
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23rd Jul
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MLD4—key provisions for financial services firms—one minute guideBackground to MLD4The Fourth Money Laundering Directive (EU) 2015/849 (MLD4) was...
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23rd Jul
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Development of sanctions regime in the UK during the Brexit transition period [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not...
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19th Jul
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Fifth Money Laundering Directive—what’s changed? [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The Fourth Money...
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13th Jul
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If a company is set up to buy and sell virtual currencies, what anti-money laundering checks and know your customer checks should it carry out on its...
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7th Jul
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Getting the Deal Through: Anti-Money Laundering 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Brazil;...
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6th Jul
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Money laundering offences under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002Money laundering offences—an introductionMoney laundering is the process by which the...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Parker of Corker Binning 5th Jul
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Money Laundering Regulations 2017—scope and applicationThis Practice Note sets out the scope and application of the Money Laundering, Terrorist...
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22nd Jun
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Counter-terrorist financing—key information for businessesThis Practice Note outlines counter-terrorist financing provisions (CTF), including the...
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6th Jun
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Money laundering—key information for businessesThe Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA 2002), the Terrorism Act 2000 (TA 2000) and the Money Laundering,...
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6th Jun
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Does an employer have a duty to report crimes committed by its employees?There is no general obligation placed on individuals or organisations to...
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The Chartered Governance Institute guidance on money launderingThis guidance was produced in March 2008 by The Chartered Governance Institute...
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Offences under the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 (MLR 2017)FORTHCOMING CHANGE: The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (SAMLA 2018),...
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