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The principle definedCompany decisions are made by way of resolutions of the shareholders. There are three ways in which a resolution of a company may...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Hinks of 3 Verulam Buildings (3VB) 12th Jan
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What is an intention to float announcement?An intention to float announcements (ITF) is generally the first announcement to the public by an issuer of...
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Produced in partnership with Louise Wolfson. 12th Jan
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Why restore a company to the register?When a company has been struck off it may be possible for an interested person to make an application to the...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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This Practice Note describes the legal issues that may arise where there is a gap in time between exchange/signing (at which time the share purchase...
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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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It is a fundamental rule of English company law that a limited company having a share capital must maintain that capital. This capital maintenance...
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Produced in partnership with Tessa Park of Moore Kingston Smith 12th Jan
Precedents
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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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Brazil; Canada; China; Denmark; France; Germany; Greece; Hong...
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17th Feb
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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (SAMLA 2018), which received Royal Assent on 23 May 2018, provides a power for...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 15th Feb
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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14th Feb
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The principal UK requirements on anti-money laundering and know your customer checks—usually referred to as customer due diligence or CDD—at present...
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10th Feb
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Parker of Corker Binning 1st Feb
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The Fourth Money Laundering Directive (4MLD), replacing the Third Directive which...
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26th Jan
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What is the FCPA and what does it prohibit?The Foreign and Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) was enacted in 1977 and amended after complaints from industry...
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20th Jan
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The Sentencing Council has published an offence-specific sentencing guideline for corporate manslaughter which, pursuant to section 59 of the...
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19th Jan
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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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17th Jan
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Gross negligence manslaughter is a common law offence and occurs when the offender:•is in breach of a duty of care towards the victim•the breach...
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Produced in partnership with David Travers QC and Nicholas Ostrowski, Barrister of 6 Pump Court Chambers 13th Jan
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Lawyers and the companies they advise need to understand what their sanctions risks are in order to develop and implement an appropriate compliance...
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12th Jan
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Charitable and political donations can give rise to higher risks of bribery and corruption. They can be (or be seen to be) bribes in disguise.This...
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11th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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8th Jan
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The nature of the offenceThis Practice Note explains the rules relating to the jurisdiction to try allegations of bribery under the Bribery Act 2010,...
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8th Jan
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Background to the Foreign Corrupt Practices ActThe US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is a broad and very well-enforced piece of legislation that...
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8th Jan
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STOP PRESS: All offenders convicted on or after 1 December 2020 must be sentenced under the provisions of the Sentencing Code, regardless of the date...
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8th Jan
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Involuntary manslaughter—introductionManslaughter can be classified as either voluntary or involuntary. Voluntary manslaughter consists of those...
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8th Jan
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Offset arrangements arise where an additional investment, payment or other industrial, commercial or economic benefit is offered or required as part...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Furlong of Carmelite Chambers 8th Jan

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