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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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This Practice Note is part of the Share purchase transaction toolkit.In order to effect all aspects of the transaction, each share purchase...
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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 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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This Practice Note summarises the procedure to amend or change a company’s articles of association in accordance with the Companies Act 2006 (CA...
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9th Nov
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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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A ratchet in private equity is a mechanism to vary the amount of equity held by founders, managers and employees post-investment.In a venture capital...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the obligation of an issuer who issues or proposes to issue financial instruments which are within the scope of the...
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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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The principle definedCompany decisions are made by way of resolutions of the shareholders. There are three ways in which a resolution of a company may...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Hinks of 3 Verulam Buildings (3VB) 12th Jan
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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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The agreement of the members of a company is required to make certain changes to a company, such as amending its constitution, name or share capital,...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an overview of the agreement for the sale and purchase of shares in a private limited company (target): the share purchase...
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9th Nov
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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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What is a company's constitution?A company’s 'constitution' is defined under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) as including:•the company’s articles of...
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9th Nov
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Company directors are not, by virtue only of their office as director, automatically entitled under company law to remuneration for services as a...
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9th Nov

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The UK Corporate Governance CodeThis Practice Note summarises the application, purpose and provisions of the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code),...
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UK Prospectus Regulation trackerLast updated March 2021Tracker overviewThis tracker summarises legislative and regulatory developments in relation to...
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IPOs in 2019—Main Market and AIMLexis®PSL Corporate and Market Tracker have conducted research to examine current market trends in respect of equity...
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Intention to float announcements in Main Market and AIM IPOsWhat is an intention to float announcement?An intention to float announcements (ITF) is...
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Produced in partnership with Louise Wolfson. 15th May
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PR Resource Note—PR App 3, Annex ILast updated July 2019.On 21 July 2019, the Prospectus Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 became fully applicable in EU...
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LR Resource Note—LR 11—Related party transactions: Premium listingThis Resource Note highlights relevant commentary, analysis and resources to assist...
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LR Resource Note—LR 6—Requirements for premium listing: Commercial companyThis Resource Note highlights relevant commentary, analysis and resources to...
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The Model Code under the Listing Rules (deleted under MAR)This Practice Note is for information only and focuses on the Model Code which used to be...
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Equity capital markets 2017—UK—Market Tracker Trend ReportThis Market Tracker trend report, Trends in UK Equity Capital Markets, examines the current...
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Listing Rules requirements—the annual financial report Chapter 9 of the Listing Rules (LRs) of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) imposes various...
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2016 UK Corporate Governance Code—Section C—Accountability [Archived]This archived Resource Note outlined the main provisions of Section C of the 2016...
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15th May
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Public company share buybacks—initial considerationsA limited company may buy back shares in itself, if certain conditions set out in the Companies...
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15th May
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2016 UK Corporate Governance Code—Section E—Relations with Shareholders [Archived]This archived Resource Note outlined the main provisions of Section...
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PR Resource Note—PR 3—Approval and publication of prospectusLast updated July 2019.On 21 July 2019, the Prospectus Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 became...
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15th May
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Open offersThis Practice Note focuses on the key aspects of open offers and the matters that require consideration when an open offer is being carried...
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Produced in partnership with James Ufland of Slaughter and May and Chris McGaffin of Slaughter and May 15th May
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The corporate governance statementThe UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) sets out standards of good practice in relation to leadership and...
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