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Sale of treasury sharesA limited company may hold, or deal with, shares in itself, if certain conditions set out in the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006)...
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19th May
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Amending the articles of associationThis Practice Note summarises the procedure to amend or change a company’s articles of association in accordance...
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19th May
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What is the definition of body corporate as used in s 1159 of the Companies Act 2006?Section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006), for the...
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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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A guide to cash box placingsThis Practice Note explains the cash box structure and the principles behind its use in connection with a proposed placing...
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Produced in partnership with Danette Antao of Hogan Lovells and Maegen Morrison of Hogan Lovells 19th May
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This Deed is made on [insert date]Parties1[Name of company in which the shares are held] incorporated in England and Wales under number [company...
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19th May
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Continuing obligations—vote holder and issuer notification rules (DTR 5)This Practice Note focuses on the notification obligations of holders of...
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19th May
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Can a capital contribution/gift by a shareholder be treated as distributable reserves?The issue is whether capital contributions or gifts by a...
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Produced in partnership with Brenda Hannigan of Southampton University 19th May
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G20/OECD Principles of Corporate GovernanceThis Practice Note discusses the Principles of Corporate Governance (Principles) published by the Group of...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Brenda Hannigan of University of Southampton 19th May
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The unquoted companies regimeThe rules governing annual accounts and reports of unquoted companies are set out in:•Part 15 of the Companies Act 2006...
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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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Notifying changes in share capital to Companies House—statement of capitalCoronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some...
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19th May
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Break fees—share purchaseThe nature and purpose of break feesBreak fees are generally designed to compensate one party’s legal and professional costs...
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19th May
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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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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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15th Jun
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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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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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Fire safety in the workplace—regulatory requirementsThis Practice Note covers regulatory requirements relating to fire safety in the workplace. It...
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Produced in partnership with Melanie O'Brien of DG Legal 9th Jun
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What is the definition of ‘undertaking’ under health and safety legislation—eg Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and the Management of Health and...
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5th Jun
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Accidents caused by the workplace environmentPost 1 October 2013On 1 October 2013, section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA...
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5th Jun
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Accidents caused by a failure to manage the workplacePost 1 October 2013On 1 October 2013, section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013...
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5th Jun
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Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH)—essential requirementsIndustrial diseasesThe Control of Substances Hazardous to...
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5th Jun
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Health and safety due diligence—manufacturing businessAsbestos materialsIndustrial and manufacturing buildings (and sometimes plant) frequently...
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Produced in partnership with RSK 5th Jun
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Mining—environmental, health and safety (EHS) issuesMiningMining involves the extraction of minerals and other geological materials of value from the...
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5th Jun
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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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5th Jun
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EHS warranties—asset purchase agreement—buyer’s versionDefinitionsEnvironment• all or any of the following media:(a)air (including air within...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 5th Jun
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EHS warranties—asset purchase agreement—seller’s versionDefinitionsEnvironment• all or any of the following media:(a)air (including air within...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 5th Jun
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Environment health and safety (EHS) warranties—share purchase agreement—seller’s versionDefinitionsEnvironment• all or any of the following...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 5th Jun
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Health and safety due diligence questionnaireHealth and safetyPlease supply records of any of the following where relevant:1Health and safety...
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Produced in partnership with Warren Percival of RSK 5th Jun
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Control of Major Accident Hazards—regulation and enforcement The Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015 (COMAH 2015), SI 2015/483, aim to...
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5th Jun
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Health and safety—summary only offencesUnder the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSWA 1974), a number of general duties are imposed to ensure...
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5th Jun
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Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations, SI 2013/1471 (RIDDOR)—general requirementsWhat is RIDDOR? Reporting of...
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5th Jun
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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 5th Jun

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