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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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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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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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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
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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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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 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 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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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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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 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
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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This Practice Note considers the unique contractual status of the articles of association between the company and its members, primarily under s 33(1)...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note outlines the written resolution method directors may adopt to take decisions instead of holding board meetings. It also considers...
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9th Nov
Precedents
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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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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1st Dec
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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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1st Dec
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BREXIT IMPACT: The information to be given when appointing a corporate secretary will be affected by Brexit. In short, UK companies that already have...
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1st Dec
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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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5th Nov
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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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22nd Oct
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This guidance, dated July 2013, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institut...
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22nd Oct
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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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28th Sep
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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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27th Sep
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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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