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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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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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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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Why restore a company to the register?When a company has been struck off it may be possible for an interested person to make an application to the...
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9th Nov
Precedents
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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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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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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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 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
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
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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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It is a fundamental rule of English company law that a limited company having a share capital must maintain that capital. Therefore, a company must...
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Produced in partnership with Christopher Field of Dechert 18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, an increasing number of UK companies are expected to seek to preserve their...
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18th Jan
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The reasons why a company might carry out a demerger, and the different ways in which a demerger may be structured, are described in Practice Notes:...
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Produced in partnership with Zoe Feller of Bird & Bird 15th Jan
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What is a scrip dividend and why do companies make them?A scrip dividend, also referred to as a scrip or stock issue, a stock dividend or a scrip...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note is about the tax implications of a statutory demerger.It is possible to carry out a demerger by a company (the target company)...
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15th Jan
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A demerger means the separation of a company’s business into two or more parts, typically carried on by successor companies under the same ownership...
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Produced in partnership with Zoe Feller of Bird & Bird and Robert Langston of Saffery Champness 15th Jan
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This Practice Note is about the tax implications of liquidation demergers, also known as section 110 demergers, after section 110 of the Insolvency...
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15th Jan
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Schemes of arrangement—definition and basis in statuteA scheme of arrangement is a court-sanctioned compromise between a company and its creditors or...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Akinluyi of Latham & Watkins and Riccardo Alonzi of Skadden 15th Jan
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This Practice Note covers: •what arrangements under Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986), s 110 (a s 110 arrangement) is (see: What is a s 110...
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Produced in partnership with Phillip Taylor of Sidley Austin LLP and Chris Laughton of Mercer & Hole Chartered Accountants 15th Jan
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What is a demerger?A demerger is a type of corporate reconstruction that divides businesses carried on by a company (or group of companies) so that,...
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15th Jan
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Produced with input from Rebecca Cousin of Slaughter and May on market practice.This Practice Note looks at the detailed procedures to be followed to...
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12th Jan
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Produced with input from Rebecca Cousin of Slaughter and May on market practice.This Practice Note explains the nature of a scheme of arrangement in a...
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12th Jan
Precedents
DateActionFrom 98 days before the directions hearingDraft scheme of arrangement, explanatory statement, and proxy form (see Precedents: SCHEME OF...
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Produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 8th Jan
Precedents
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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17th Dec
Practice notes
BBuy outThis is the purchase of a company or a controlling interest in a corporation’s shares. This often happens when a company’s existing managers...
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6th Dec
Q&As
Under the indirect or three-cornered (dividend) demerger structure, all the shares in the company being demerged are transferred to the...
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6th Dec
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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,...
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6th Dec
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A (Insolvency Act 1986) section 110 arrangement is a statutory mechanism for dividing or de-merging businesses or assets held within or owned by a...
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29th Nov

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