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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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The agreement of the members of a company is required to make certain changes to a company, such as amending its constitution, name or share capital,...
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9th Nov
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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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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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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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The Prospectus Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 came into force on 20 July 2017 and its provisions came fully into effect in Member States on 21 July 2019....
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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 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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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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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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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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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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This Practice Note is a summary of the key legal developments that are expected to impact the corporate governance regime during 2021 and beyond. It...
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19th Jan
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This archived Practice Note summarised the key legal developments that were expected to impact the corporate governance regime during 2020. It has not...
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18th Jan
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This archived Practice Note summarised the key developments that were expected to impact the corporate governance regime during 2017. It has not been...
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18th Jan
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This archived Practice Note summarised the key developments that were expected to impact the corporate governance regime during 2018. It has not been...
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18th Jan
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At 11pm (GMT) on 31 January 2020 (exit day), the United Kingdom left the European Union in accordance with a ratified Withdrawal Agreement between the...
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18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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This archived Practice Note provided an overview of various corporate governance reforms that were announced and/or implemented between 2017–2019,...
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18th Jan
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This archived Practice Note summarised the key developments that were expected to impact the corporate governance regime during 2016. It has not been...
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18th Jan
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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 17th Jan
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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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17th Jan
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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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16th Jan
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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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14th Jan
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This Practice Note summarises the application, purpose and provisions of the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), which is administered by the...
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14th Jan
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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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14th Jan
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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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14th Jan
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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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14th Jan
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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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14th Jan
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Defining corporate social responsibilityCorporate social responsibility (CSR), also known as corporate responsibility or corporate citizenship is a...
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14th Jan
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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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14th Jan
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BackgroundFollowing the 2008 financial crisis and a number of high-profile corporate failures, there has been increased focus in recent years on the...
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14th Jan

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