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Allotment and issue of shares—introductory pointsThe allotment of shares and issue of shares is governed by statute and the applicable statutory...
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19th May
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Comfort letters in a US IPOThis Practice Note provides an overview of the purpose, content and scope of a comfort letter prepared by the auditors of a...
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19th May
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Protection of minority members—a quick guideA minority member in a company does not have much power to influence its management or any majority...
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19th May
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Payments for a director’s loss of officeThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains provisions relating to payments made by a company to a director as...
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19th May
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Takeover Code—Rule 34—Right of withdrawalThis Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Rule 34 of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code),...
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19th May
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Equity warrants—private companyThis Practice Note provides an overview of equity warrants in the context of private company investment. Listed equity...
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19th May
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Alternate directorsThis Practice Note considers the appointment and removal of alternate directors, their status, powers, duties and liabilities and...
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19th May
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General meetings—notice requirements for private and unlisted public companiesA general meeting must satisfy certain requirements set out in the...
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19th May
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What is the process for a redesignation of shares?This Q&A examines how a company may carry out a redesignation of shares, meaning a change in the...
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19th May
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Financial assistance—a quick guideThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) prohibits: •a public company (or its subsidiary) from giving financial assistance...
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19th May
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Takeover Code—Rule 3—Independent adviceThis Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Rule 3 of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code),...
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19th May
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Drafting and negotiating ancillary documents in a share purchase transactionThis Practice Note is part of the Share purchase transaction toolkit.In...
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19th May
Q&As
Is it possible to make a manuscript amendment to the consideration clause of a stock transfer form after signature?The correct process to be followed...
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19th May
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Company restoration—restoration by court orderWhy restore a company to the register?When a company has been struck off it may be possible for an...
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19th May
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Matters reserved for the boardThe UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) sets out standards of good...
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19th May
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Unregistered companiesWhat is an unregistered company?An unregistered company is a rare form of incorporated company that is not formed or registered...
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19th May

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Sentencing individuals for health and safety offencesThe Sentencing Council (SC) produces guidance on sentencing for courts in England and Wales in...
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23rd Jul
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Sentencing organisations for health and safety offencesThe Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSWA 1974) applies to employers and self employed...
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Produced in partnership with David Travers QC and Nicholas Ostrowski, Barrister of 6 Pump Court Chambers 23rd Jul
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Sentencing individuals for environmental offencesThe Sentencing Council has published offence specific sentencing guidelines for use in the...
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Produced in partnership with Christopher Badger of 6 Pump Court 22nd Jul
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Waste offencesWaste offencesThe regulation of waste is governed by Part II of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (EPA 1990), and the Environmental...
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20th Jul
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Control of asbestos—duty to manageThe Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR 2012) place various duties on employers to protect employees from...
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13th Jul
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Control of asbestos—asbestos surveysLegal requirementsThere is a legal presumption that any non-domestic buildings (and the common parts of domestic...
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13th Jul
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Sentencing organisations for environmental offencesThe Sentencing Council has published offence specific sentencing guidelines for use in the...
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Produced in partnership with Christopher Badger of 6 Pump Court 13th Jul
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Powers of health and safety inspectors under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974The Health and Safety ExecutiveThe Health and Safety Executive...
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Produced in partnership with David Travers QC and Nicholas Ostrowski, Barrister of 6 Pump Court Chambers 13th Jul
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Environmental insurance—when is it needed?What is environmental insurance?Environmental insurance is a risk transfer solution to indemnify the insured...
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Produced in partnership with Argyll Environmental Ltd 1st Jul
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Water pollution—potential liabilitiesWater pollutionWater pollution can kill fish and aquatic life, impact drinking supplies, reduce water quality and...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 24th Jun
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Environmental civil sanctions—enforcement bodies and outline of sanctionsReviewed by Professor Richard MacroryEnforcement bodiesSince 4 January 2011,...
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24th Jun
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Land contamination—issues in corporate (private M&A) transactionsWhy is land contamination important in corporate deals?Land contamination concerns...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 16th Jun
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Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016—enforcement, offences and civil sanctionsCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Burman of Schofield Sweeney 15th Jun
Precedents
Environment Health and Safety due diligence questionnaire (DDQ)—asset purchaseEnvironment Health & SafetyPlease provide the following:1Copies of all...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 10th Jun
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EHS warranties—share purchase agreement—buyer’s versionDefinitionsEnvironment• all or any of the following media:(a)air (including air within...
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10th Jun
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DDQ—CRC questions [Archived]1Please provide full details of the Company’s compliance with the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (the initial phase: 1 April...
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10th Jun
Precedents
Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) due diligence questionnaire (DDQ)—share purchaseEnvironment Health and SafetyPlease provide the following:1Copies...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 10th Jun
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Asset purchase transactions (EHS issues)—due diligence questionnaire and further enquiriesThis Practice Note is part of the Environmental transactions...
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10th Jun
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CRC Initial Phase (Phase 2)—corporate structures [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The CRC Energy...
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Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 10th Jun
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Share purchase transactions (EHS issues)—due diligence questionnaire and further enquiriesThis Practice Note is part of the Environmental transactions...
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