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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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What is an unregistered company?An unregistered company is a rare form of incorporated company that is not formed or registered under the Companies...
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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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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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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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BREXIT IMPACT: The law as set out in this Practice Note may be affected by Brexit. For further details on the potential impact of Brexit, see Impact...
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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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Produced with input from Rebecca Cousin of Slaughter and May on market practice.This Practice Note summarises the rules and guidance in relation to...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the London Stock Exchange released a notice to give companies guidance on the...
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9th Nov

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Shareholder Rights Directive IIThis Practice Note gives an overview of Directive (EU) 2017/828 which amended Directive 2007/36/EC (as amended, the...
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Produced in partnership with Reva Raghavan of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP 5th May
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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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The 2003 EU corporate governance action planIn 2003 the European Commission (Commission) initiated a formal action plan aimed at enhancing corporate...
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23rd 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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BackgroundUnlike the UK, the USA has not adopted a unified corporate governance code for its public corporations. Instead corporate governance...
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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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This guidance, dated June 2013, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI), helps...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note discusses the Principles of Corporate Governance (Principles) published by the Group of 20 (G20) and the Organisation for Economic...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Brenda Hannigan of University of Southampton 8th Apr
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This Practice Note provides an overview of the Walker Guidelines for Disclosure and Transparency in Private Equity for enhanced disclosure by certain...
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The following paragraph from the Cadbury Report has been the generally accepted definition of corporate governance since 1992:'Corporate governance is...
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