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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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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 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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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
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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) IMPACT: Certain filing and registration deadlines are extended by temporary measures introduced to mitigate the consequences of...
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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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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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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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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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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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Special notice of 28 clear days (ie excluding the day on which notice is given and the day of the general meeting) of a proposed ordinary resolution...
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15th Feb
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The Companies Act 2006, s 250 (CA 2006) defines directors as including ‘any person occupying the position of director, by whatever name called’....
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15th Feb
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Although private companies limited by shares are able to pass written resolutions, a general meeting must be convened where any resolution requiring...
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15th Feb
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If, at any time and for any reason, a company does not have any directors, this may have serious consequences.It is usual for a company's articles of...
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15th Feb
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A company’s articles will usually contain provisions relating to the proceedings at board meetings, including notice, quorum, conflicts and permitted...
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15th Feb
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It is assumed for the purpose of this Q&A that the company has adopted articles of association in the form of Table A as set out in the schedule to...
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15th Feb
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This Q&A refers to an individual director rather than a corporate director. Section 163 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) requires that a company's...
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9th Feb
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There are essentially three key issues to be considered—how many directors are required to make a decision, how many directors are required for a...
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9th Feb
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A company's articles of association are its main internal governing document. Section 18 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) states that the articles...
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9th Feb
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It is assumed for the purpose of this Q&A that the company has adopted articles of association in the form of the model articles for private companies...
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9th Feb
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Section 168 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) provides that a company may by ordinary resolution remove a director at any time. CA 2006, s 168...
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9th Feb
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Except for the requirement to keep board minutes for ten years from the date of a meeting and the requirement for minutes to be signed, board meetings...
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9th Feb
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Business LPAsA business LPA (BLPA) allows the donor to appoint an attorney to make decisions concerning their business interests, either when they are...
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22nd Jan
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There are a number of different types of director. The definition of director in the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) is not exhaustive; CA 2006, s 250...
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6th Dec
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Prohibition on corporate directorsCurrently a director may either be an individual or a corporate body. However, when sections 156A–156B of the...
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6th Dec
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This issue has arisen numerous times in the courts, in a wide range of contexts, both criminal and civil.In El Ajou v Dollar Land Holdings plc, Lord...
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6th Dec
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Section 100 of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 amended section 167 of the Companies Act 2006 such that, from 10 October 2015,...
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6th Dec
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It is assumed the company is a private company limited by shares or an unlisted company limited by shares.A director may be removed from office by...
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6th Dec
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The reasons why a director may not have attended or otherwise taken part in board meetings may be various. However in this context it is assumed that...
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6th Dec

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