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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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20th Oct
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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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19th Oct
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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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19th Oct
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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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16th Oct
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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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12th Oct
Precedents
Definitions Delete the existing definition of ‘Consideration’ in Precedent: Share purchase agreement—pro-buyer—corporate...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep

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The Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC) was a mandatory UK-wide trading scheme intended to incentivise large organisations to...
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25th Sep
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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25th Sep
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The purpose of environmental due diligenceFor general information on share purchase, see Practice Notes: Due diligence—share and asset purchases and...
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25th Sep
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The environmental damage regime (EDR) requires operators of activities responsible for serious environmental incidents to prevent and remedy the...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 25th Sep
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Legal requirementsThere is a legal presumption that any non-domestic buildings (and the common parts of domestic buildings) whose construction was...
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25th Sep
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Environmental insurance is a useful way of managing environmental risks, both for operational businesses and in many transactions and development...
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25th Sep
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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25th Sep
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Reviewed by Professor Richard MacroryRegulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008 (RESA 2008) enables regulators to be given powers to deal with...
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25th Sep
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Increased emphasis on climate change and carbon emissions reduction is affecting corporate transactions. In addition to schemes such as the EU...
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25th Sep
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The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC Scheme)The CRC Scheme was a mandatory UK-wide emissions trading scheme in the UK that aimed to cut carbon...
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25th Sep
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The CRC Energy Efficiency SchemeThe CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC Scheme) was a mandatory UK-wide emissions trading scheme in the UK that aimed to...
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25th Sep
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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Produced in partnership with King & Wood Mallesons 25th Sep
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In the due diligence phase the buyer’s lawyers and other advisers have the opportunity to investigate the legal, technical and financial performance...
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25th Sep
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What is RIDDOR? Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations, SI 2013/1471 (RIDDOR) is a regulation which requires employers...
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25th Sep
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For more information, see Checklist: Post-completion environmental issues (share purchase)—checklist.Deal with any environmental health and safety...
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25th Sep
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Acting for a sellerThe Precedent: Environment health and safety (EHS) warranties—share purchase agreement—seller’s version contains a minimal set of...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note is part of the Environmental transactions asset purchase toolkit. It has been produced in partnership with ELM Law.The note sets...
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25th Sep
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What environmental offences require mens rea?While most environmental offences are characterised by strict liability, a limited category require an...
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25th Sep
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The purpose of environmental due diligenceThe purpose of environmental due diligence is to:•assess the risk of inheriting any contaminated land...
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25th Sep
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Reviewing technical reportsIf a technical environmental report was obtained by the buyer during the due diligence phase (or provided by the seller in...
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25th Sep

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