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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) 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. 9th Nov
Precedents
Definitions Delete the existing definition of ‘Consideration’ in Precedent: Share purchase agreement—pro-buyer—corporate...
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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some Companies House filing and other administrative procedures have been...
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9th Nov
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The underwriters or initial purchasers in an international securities offering will customarily require that the issuer's accountants provide one or...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Kohl of Hogan Lovells International LLP 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 explains the cash box structure and the principles behind its use in connection with a proposed placing by a public limited company...
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Produced in partnership with Danette Antao of Hogan Lovells and Maegen Morrison of Hogan Lovells 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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Shares in a company may be allotted or transferred to any number of holders (whether they are natural persons or corporate entities) to be held...
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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 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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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some Companies House filing and other administrative procedures have been...
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9th Nov
Precedents
Insert the following definitions as new definitions into clause 1 of Precedent: Share purchase agreement—pro-buyer—corporate...
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9th Nov
Precedents
DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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9th Nov

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This Q&A focusses on the situation where the statement made was oral. This considers libel and slander generally, rather than by reference to...
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Produced in partnership with Joshua Marshall of Fieldfisher 29th Nov
Q&As
On 17 March 2020 the Chartered Governance Institute issued guidance (CGI Guidance) for companies planning their annual general meeting (AGM) in light...
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27th Nov
Practice notes
Scope of this trackerThe two tables in this document track how the coronavirus outbreak has impacted the preparations for the AGMs of FTSE 350 and AIM...
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27th Nov
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For broader information in relation to the calling and holding of general meetings and annual general meetings (AGMs) see: •Calling a general meeting...
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27th Nov
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There are two forms of general meetings under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006): general meetings and annual general meetings (AGMs). A general meeting...
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19th Nov
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There are two forms of general meetings under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006): general meetings and annual general meetings (AGMs). A general meeting...
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19th Nov
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General meetingsThe members of a private company can pass resolutions at general meetings of the company or by way of written resolution. The members...
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5th Nov
Precedents
[insert company name] PLC(the Company)AGREEMENT OF MEMBERS TO ADJOURNMENT OF A GENERAL MEETINGWe, the undersigned, being [all the members [and the...
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5th Nov
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Ordinary resolution:That [each of the directors OR [each of ][insert name(s) of relevant director(s)]] be and [is OR are] hereby authorised at any...
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5th Nov
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[insert company name] PLC(the Company)Form of proxy — annual general meetingBefore completing this form please read the explanatory notesI/we,Name of...
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5th Nov
Precedents

Ordinary resolution:

That the directors be given

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5th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note summarises the filings and notifications to be carried out by a company following the conclusion of a general meeting or annual...
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5th Nov
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This Practice Note summarises the law relating to quorum requirements for a company’s general meeting or annual general meeting (AGM) and discusses...
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5th Nov
Practice notes
Part 14 of the Companies Act 2006 (the CA 2006) and the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (PPERA 2000) contain provisions which...
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5th Nov
Precedents
Special resolution:That the articles of association [produced to the m...
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19th Oct
Precedents

Special resolution:

That the name of the

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19th Oct
Precedents
Ordinary resolution:That[insert name of the direc...
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19th Oct
Practice notes
AABISee Association of British Insurers.Accounts meetingThe particular general meeting of the company at which its annual accounts and reports are (or...
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14th Oct

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