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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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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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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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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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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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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 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
Precedents
Important-this provisional allotment letter (pal) is of value and is negotiable. It requires your immediate attention. The offer expires at [insert...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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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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 provides an overview of the purpose, content and scope of a comfort letter prepared by the auditors of a company preparing to offer...
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9th Nov
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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 considers the appointment and removal of alternate directors, their status, powers, duties and liabilities and authority to bind...
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9th Nov

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Do company directors have to be resident in the country in which the company is registered?Different countries have varying company law requirements...
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13th May
Practice notes
Claims against directors—key considerations for dispute resolution practitionersThis Practice Note outlines some of the key considerations when...
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12th May
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Directors of companies which become, or are likely to become, insolvent face additional considerations and are under a duty to minimise losses to the...
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5th May
Q&As
Unlike company general meetings and annual general meetings, there are no provisions in the Companies Act 2006  regulating board meetings or...
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27th Apr
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Unlike company general meetings and annual general meetings (AGMs), there are no specific provisions in the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) regulating...
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27th Apr
Precedents
This Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[Name of company], a company incorporated in England with registered number [insert company number] whose...
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27th Apr
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This Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[Name of company], a company incorporated in England with registered number [number] whose registered office...
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27th Apr
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That [insert name of proposed director] an

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21st Apr
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[insert company name] Minutes of a meeting of the board of directors (the Meeting) of [insert full name of company] (the Company)Held at [insert place...
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12th Apr
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[insert company name]Minutes of a meeting of the board of directors (the Meeting) of [insert full name of company] (the Company)Held at [insert place...
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12th Apr
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Ordinary resolution:That [each of the directors OR [each of ][insert name(s) of relevant director(s)]] be and [is OR are] hereby authorised at any...
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9th Apr
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ORDINARY RESOLUTION[That the acquisition by [insert name of the director of the Company or the director of the Company’s holding company or the person...
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9th Apr
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The [Secretary OR Directors][insert company name][insert company address][Insert date]Dear [[insert name] OR Company Secretary]Re: [insert company...
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9th Apr
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ORDINARY RESOLUTION[That the term in the service contract proposed to be entered into between the Company’s subsidiary, [insert name of subsidiary],...
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9th Apr
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1Directors’ conflicts of interest1.1Subject to the provisions of the Companies Act 2006 and provided that they have disclosed to the directors the...
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9th Apr
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[Insert date]Dear [insert name of director],Special notice of proposed resolution to remove director from office: [insert company name] [Limited OR...
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9th Apr
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Ordinary resolution[That the term in the service contract proposed to be entered into between the Company and [insert name of director] providing that...
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9th Apr
Precedents
Company number: [insert number][insert company name] [LIMITED OR PLC]Minutes of a meeting of the board of directors (the Meeting) of [insert full name...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: On 11 February 2019, the DWP published its response to the consultation ‘Protecting Defined Benefit Pension Schemes—A...
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9th Apr

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