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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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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 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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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 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 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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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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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
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
Precedents
Insert the following definitions as new definitions into clause 1 of Precedent: Share purchase agreement—pro-buyer—corporate...
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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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As a corporation (as defined) has no physical presence, it must appoint an individual to attend and act on its behalf at a general meeting of a...
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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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8th Apr
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AAlternate directorAn individual (whether another director or any other person) appointed by a director to exercise that director’s powers and carry...
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8th Apr
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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 resign.It does not...
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8th Apr
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This archived guidance, dated July 2013, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Ins...
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29th Mar
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This guidance, dated October 2014, was produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI) to...
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12th Mar
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This guidance, dated July 2013, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI), is intended...
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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 appointed. It does not...
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1st Mar
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DefinitionA public company must have a company secretary (as required by section 271 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006)), who must have the requisite...
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Subject to any restriction in the company's articles of association there is no limit on the number of individual or corporate company secretaries...
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