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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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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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The Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) Corporate Governance CodeThe Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) is an independent membership organisation that...
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Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules trackerLast updated March 2021Tracker overviewThis Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules (DTR) tracker...
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The effect of a private company redemption of shares, including post-redemption stepsCoronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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Equity warrants—private companyThis Practice Note provides an overview of equity warrants in the context of private company investment. Listed equity...
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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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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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Non-executive directors—independenceThe concept of independence is key to provisions in the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) on board...
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Produced in partnership with Advanced Boardroom Excellence 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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Will a redesignation of shares constitute a variation of class rights?A redesignation of shares involves a change in the name of some or all of a...
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Produced in partnership with Julian Henwood of Gowling WLG 19th May
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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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Quasi-loans to directors, connected persons and related arrangements—requirement to obtain members’ approvalThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains...
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19th May
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Drafting and negotiating ancillary documents in a share purchase transactionThis Practice Note is part of the Share purchase transaction toolkit.In...
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19th May
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Class rights and variation of class rightsA company having a share capital may have separate classes of shares. As a general rule, a type of share...
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19th May

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Misleading statements under the Financial Services Act 2012FORTHCOMING CHANGE: Section 31(2) of the Financial Services Act 2021 (FSA 2021) increases...
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Produced in partnership with Joanna Dimmock, Tom Hickey and Fred Kelly of White & Case LLP 18th Jun
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Misleading impressions under the Financial Services Act 2012FORTHCOMING CHANGE: Section 31(2) of the Financial Services Act 2021 (FSA 2021) increases...
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PlacingsIntroductionThis Practice Note focuses on types of placings and certain matters that require consideration when a placing is being carried out...
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Produced in partnership with Chris McGaffin of Slaughter and May. 17th Jun
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Rights issues—key considerationsThis Practice Note focuses on the key legal considerations when a rights issue is being carried out by a company...
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Produced in partnership with James Ufland of Slaughter and May and Chris McGaffin of Slaughter and May 17th Jun
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Types of secondary offersIntroductionWhere a company:•listed on the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority and admitted to trading on the...
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Produced in partnership with Chris McGaffin of Slaughter and May. 17th Jun
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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 17th Jun
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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 17th Jun
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Rights issue—procedure for a listed companyThis Practice Note outlines the procedure where a company either:•admitted to listing on the official list...
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Produced in partnership with Chris McGaffin of Slaughter and May and James Ufland of Slaughter and May 17th Jun
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—ECM secondary issue trackerLast updated 30 June 2020.Scope of this trackerThe table in this document looks at secondary issues...
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16th Jun
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Bringing a professional negligence claim based on the duty in contract, tort and equityHaving established the existence of a ‘professional’ who may...
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14th Jun
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Brexit—UK listing and prospectus regimeAt 11pm UK time on 31 January 2020 (exit day), the United Kingdom left the European Union in accordance with a...
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14th Jun
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Prospectus Regulation roadmapIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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14th Jun
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The Prospectus Regulation—level 2 and level 3 measures and other resourcesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the...
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14th Jun
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The Prospectus Regulation—is a prospectus required?IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Prospectus Regulation and Prospectus Directive comparison and analysisIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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The Prospectus Regulation—prospectus format and contentsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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The Prospectus Regulation—approval of prospectuses and single passportIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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14th Jun
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Equity capital markets—glossary of termsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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10th Jun
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Insider dealingFORTHCOMING CHANGE: Section 31(1) of the Financial Services Act 2021 (FSA 2021) increases the maximum sentence for insider dealing...
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Produced in partnership with Joanna Dimmock, Tom Hickey and Fred Kelly of White & Case LLP 9th Jun
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Does a secondary offer have to be made by way of a pre-emptive offer of shares to existing shareholders?The most common types of secondary issue in...
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