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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 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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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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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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A ratchet in private equity is a mechanism to vary the amount of equity held by founders, managers and employees post-investment.In a venture capital...
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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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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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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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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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IntroductionA most favoured nation (MFN) clause entitles an investor to have visibility of side letter entitlements of other investors in the private...
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Produced in partnership with William Jones of RPC 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
Precedents
Please note that this precedent is for information only and is a memorandum setting out the details of the Model Code that was contained in the...
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9th Nov
Precedents
Insert the following definitions as new definitions into clause 1 of Precedent: Share purchase agreement—pro-buyer—corporate...
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9th Nov
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As a corporation (as defined) has no physical presence, it must appoint an individual to attend and act on its behalf at a general meeting of a...
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9th Nov

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Firm’s culture and governance remains a key cross-sector regulatory priority in 2020/21. By focusing on firm culture, on individual accountability and...
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13th Apr
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This archived Resource Note outlined the main provisions of Section B of the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), on 'Effectiveness', and...
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12th Apr
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This archived Resource Note outlined the main provisions of Section D of the 2016 UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), on 'Remuneration', and...
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12th Apr
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This archived Resource Note outlined the main provisions of Section C of the 2016 UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), on 'Accountability', and...
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12th Apr
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This archived Resource Note outlined the main provisions of Schedule A of the 2016 UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), on 'The Design of...
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12th Apr
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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Section 4 (Audit, risk and internal control) of the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) and...
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12th Apr
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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Section 1 (Leadership and Purpose) of the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) and highlights...
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12th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Notice contains guidance that may be affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, specifically in relation...
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12th Apr
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The UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), which is issued and administered by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is the benchmark for good...
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12th Apr
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Ordinary resolution:That the directors’ remuneration policy set out on pages [insert page no.] to [...
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9th Apr
Precedents
Ordinary resolution:That the directors’ remuneration report (oth...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
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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9th Apr
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Meaning of ‘non-executive director’The general definition of ‘director’ is not exhaustive. The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) provides that the term...
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9th Apr
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Meaning of ‘non-executive director’The general definition of ‘director’ is not exhaustive. The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) provides that the term...
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9th Apr
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Evolution of the IA public registerIn November 2016, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published a green paper on the...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Bermuda; Brazil; China; France; Germany; Hungary; India; Indonesia; Italy;...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Austria; France; Germany; Hong Kong; Ireland; Japan; Luxembourg;...
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9th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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BackgroundHistorically the UK’s corporate governance regime has been focused on publicly listed companies with the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG...
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8th Apr
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The UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) sets out standards of good practice in relation to leadership and effectiveness of the board of...
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8th Apr

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