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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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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 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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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 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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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 provides an overview of the agreement for the sale and purchase of shares in a private limited company (target): the share purchase...
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9th Nov
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What is a company's constitution?A company’s 'constitution' is defined under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) as including:•the company’s articles of...
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9th Nov
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Company directors are not, by virtue only of their office as director, automatically entitled under company law to remuneration for services as a...
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9th Nov
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A limited company that proposes to issue redeemable shares must comply with the provisions of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006).Why do companies issue...
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9th Nov

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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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This is a model board resolution on independent professional advice, produced by CGI. This document has been reproduced by kind permission of The...
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