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Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules requirements—the annual financial reportThis Practice Note discusses the requirements of the Disclosure...
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Produced in partnership with Tessa Park of Moore Kingston Smith 19th May
Precedents
Clause 1.1 —Add the following definition: PIK Notes means Payment in Kind Notes; [Loan note...
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19th May
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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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Authorised share capital—continued relevanceThe allotment of shares is governed by the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006). The requirements that apply...
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19th May
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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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DTR Resource Note—DTR 5—Vote Holder and Issuer Notification RulesThis Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Chapter 5 of the Disclosure...
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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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Acting in concertProduced with input from Rebecca Cousin of Slaughter and May on market practice.This Practice Note summarises the rules and guidance...
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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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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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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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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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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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Takeover Code—Rule 3—Independent adviceThis Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Rule 3 of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code),...
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19th May
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Quasi-loans to directors, connected persons and related arrangements—requirement to obtain members’ approvalThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains...
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19th May
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Matters reserved for the boardThe UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) sets out standards of good...
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19th May

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Produced in partnership with Nick Hipwell, Sarah Ferguson and Chris Baker of DLA Piper 31st Jul
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Remuneration Code for Dual Regulated FirmsPurpose and context of the Remuneration CodeThe aim of the Remuneration Code is to ensure that firms have...
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31st Jul
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AIFMD—Remuneration Code .What is the AIFMD?The AIFMD (Directive 2011/61/EU) covers the management, administration and marketing of alternative...
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31st Jul
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Analysis of UK annual remuneration reporting requirements—quoted companies and unquoted traded companiesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December...
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31st Jul
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Does a UK subsidiary of an overseas parent have to provide CEO pay ratio information in its annual report?This Q&A refers to the requirement under the...
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31st Jul
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Is an unquoted holding company required to disclose its corporate governance arrangements if it has no customers or suppliers?The Companies...
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31st Jul
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Shares for non-executive directors—issues and considerationsMeaning of ‘non-executive director’The general definition of ‘director’ is not exhaustive....
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31st Jul
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IFPRU Remuneration CodeBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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