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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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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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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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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
Precedents
Definitions Delete the existing definition of ‘Consideration’ in Precedent: Share purchase agreement—pro-buyer—corporate...
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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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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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This Practice Note explains the cash box structure and the principles behind its use in connection with a proposed placing by a public limited company...
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Produced in partnership with Danette Antao of Hogan Lovells and Maegen Morrison of Hogan Lovells 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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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 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
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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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IntroductionA most favoured nation (MFN) clause entitles an investor to have visibility of side letter entitlements of other investors in the private...
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Produced in partnership with William Jones of RPC 12th Jan
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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The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007, SI 2007/871 (PRO(PW)R 2007) implement those provisions on the European...
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14th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): To help businesses cope with the disruption caused by Coronavirus, COVID-19, the Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Burman of Schofield Sweeney 13th Apr
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Waste offencesThe regulation of waste is governed by Part II of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (EPA 1990), and the Environmental Permitting...
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12th Apr
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Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 9th Apr
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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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9th Apr
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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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Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 9th Apr
Precedents
DefinitionsEnvironment• all or any of the following media:(a)air (including air within buildings or other structures and whether below or above...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 9th Apr
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9th Apr
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Post 1 October 2013On 1 October 2013, section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA 2013) rewrote section 47 of the Health and...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to environmental criminal liability, offences and the different stages of the criminal process from...
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Produced in partnership with Jeremy Phillips and Charles Forrest of Francis Taylor Building 9th Apr
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The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSWA 1974) applies to employers and self employed persons.The Sentencing Council (SC) produces guidance on...
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Produced in partnership with David Travers QC and Nicholas Ostrowski, Barrister of 6 Pump Court Chambers 9th Apr
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General duties under the Companies Act 2006Section 172(1) of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) creates a general duty on a director to:‘… act in the...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Ostrowski of Six Pump Court 9th Apr
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This Practice Note explains the approach taken by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to the enforcement of health and safety law in England and...
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9th Apr
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The Sentencing Council (SC) produces guidance on sentencing for courts in England and Wales in the form of offence-specific sentencing guidelines for...
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9th Apr
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MiningMining involves the extraction of minerals and other geological materials of value from the ground. These materials can include:•metals and...
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8th Apr
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The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (the CRC Scheme) was abolished following the 2018/19 compliance year, in accordance with the announcement made by HM...
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8th Apr
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Water pollutionWater pollution can kill fish and aquatic life, impact drinking supplies, reduce water quality and pollute beaches.There are many type...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 7th Apr
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Water discharge and groundwater activitiesWater discharge activities or ground water activities offences are regulated by the Environmental Permitting...
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1st Apr
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A parent company is not responsible for the acts or omissions of its subsidiary simply by virtue of its status as parent. Each subsidiary has separate...
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31st Mar
Precedents
DefinitionsEnvironment• all or any of the following media:(a)air (including air within buildings or other structures and whether below or above...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 26th Mar

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