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A director who is in any way, directly or indirectly, interested in:•a proposed transaction or arrangement with the company of which they are a...
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9th Nov
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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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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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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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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 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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Shares in a company may be allotted or transferred to any number of holders (whether they are natural persons or corporate entities) to be held...
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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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This Practice Note examines the law and practice on giving irrevocable commitments or undertakings or letters of intent in the context of a public...
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9th Nov
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A demerger is a transaction whereby a business carried on by a company within a group is taken out of that group and run under separate management but...
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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
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This Practice Note considers the unique contractual status of the articles of association between the company and its members, primarily under s 33(1)...
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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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Sustainability toolkitWe have produced a sustainability toolkit, which aims to help practitioners advising businesses on sustainability, by bringing...
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7th Apr
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BackgroundOn 12 October 2017, the Department for Business and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) issued a consultation on a simplified energy and carbon...
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31st Mar
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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Produced in partnership with CLT Envirolaw 31st Mar
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Key drivers for voluntary environmental reportingA company may choose to report on environmental matters:•to gain a better understanding of its...
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Produced in partnership with CLT Envirolaw 31st Mar
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Companies operating in the UK may be required to report on environmental matters in accordance with:•the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006)•accounting...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 31st Mar
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Clare of Anthesis 31st Mar
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Reasons for reporting GHG emissionsPressure for companies and governments to report on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions has been mounting over the last...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 31st Mar
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Private and public sector organisations are increasingly required to report on their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The extent of a company’s GHG...
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Produced in partnership with CLT Envirolaw 31st Mar
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Why is human rights due diligence important?Human rights due diligence is not currently a legal requirement in the UK but is accepted good industry...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 18th Mar
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Part 14 of the Companies Act 2006 (the CA 2006) and the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (PPERA 2000) contain provisions which...
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15th Mar
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This guidance, dated November 2008, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI), covers...
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26th Feb

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