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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 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 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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Shares in a company may be allotted or transferred to any number of holders (whether they are natural persons or corporate entities) to be held...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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The term ‘officer of the company’ is widely referred to throughout company law, most especially in relation to liability for various breaches of law...
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The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is a temporary scheme in place for three months starting from 1 March 2020, but it may be...
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Q&As
The procedure for removal of a director by ordinary resolution under section 168 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) is the same whether the company...
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We assume that:•each company will be holding its own board meeting to consider and approve the matters•the same directors will be attending each board...
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It is assumed that the company is a private company limited by shares.The appointment and termination of appointment of a director will be governed by...
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There is no requirement under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) for a director to attend an annual general meeting (AGM) which will be considering a...
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This Q&A considers the situation where a private company limited by shares has only one director and whether that director is required to hold board...
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As discussed in Q&A: Can a director appoint an alternate director and should a company notify Companies House of the appointment of an alternate...
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Before introducing a non-UK tax resident individual as a director of a UK company, the company should obtain advice from UK and non-UK tax advisers to...
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