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A limited company may buy back shares in itself, if certain conditions set out in the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) are met. This is known as a share...
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A share purchase agreement (SPA) will typically include warranties and indemnities given by the seller in favour of the buyer.Why warranties and...
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A limited company may buy back shares in itself, if certain conditions set out in the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) are met. This is known as a share...
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It is a fundamental rule of English company law that a limited company having a share capital must maintain that capital. Therefore, a company must...
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The allotment of shares and issue of shares is governed by statute and the applicable statutory provisions differ according to the type of company...
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13th Oct
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This Practice Note considers the nature of shares in a company and the classes into which they can be divided. If a company has shares of different...
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25th Sep
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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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8th Oct
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Following the COVID-19 outbreak, some Companies House filing and other administrative procedures have been temporarily...
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26th Sep
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The allotment and issue of shares is governed by statutory rules, which differ according to the type of company which is proposing the allotment...
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13th Oct
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A limited liability partnership (LLP) is not a partnership but a body corporate that is formed under the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000 (LLPA...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Following the COVID-19 outbreak, some Companies House filing and other administrative procedures have been temporarily...
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14th Oct
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This Practice Note summarises the law in relation to calling a general meeting of a private company limited by shares or a public company limited by...
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25th Sep
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Sources of partnership lawThe main body of law governing a general partnership formed under English law (as opposed to a limited liability...
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25th Sep
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An intra-group reorganisation involves the transfer of group company share capital or group assets between two or more companies in the same corporate...
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19th Oct
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the London Stock Exchange released a notice to give companies guidance on the...
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12th Oct
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A limited company that proposes to issue redeemable shares must comply with the provisions of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006).Why do companies issue...
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