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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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Authorised share capital—continued relevanceThe allotment of shares is governed by the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006). The requirements that apply...
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19th May
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Directors’ decision-making—written resolutions and decisions by sole directorsThis Practice Note outlines the written resolution method directors may...
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19th May
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Can the board of a co-operative and community benefit society (a registered society) delegate powers to any third party, and can the registered...
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19th May
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Redemption of shares—procedureThis Practice Note describes the procedure for a limited company to carry out redemption of its redeemable...
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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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The Duomatic principleThe principle definedCompany decisions are made by way of resolutions of the shareholders. There are three ways in which a...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Hinks of 3 Verulam Buildings (3VB) 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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Acting in concertProduced with input from Rebecca Cousin of Slaughter and May on market practice.This Practice Note summarises the rules and guidance...
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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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The Prospectus Regulation—key changes in comparison to the Prospectus Directive regimeThis Practice Note provides an overview of the implementation of...
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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
Q&As
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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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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