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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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A demerger is a transaction whereby a business carried on by a company within a group is taken out of that group and run under separate management but...
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9th Nov
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The Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) is an independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-sized quoted companies. One...
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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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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 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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The Prospectus Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 came into force on 20 July 2017 and its provisions came fully into effect in Member States on 21 July 2019....
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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 12th Jan
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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 12th Jan
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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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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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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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BREXIT IMPACT: The law as set out in this Practice Note may be affected by Brexit. For further details on the potential impact of Brexit, see Impact...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the appointment and removal of alternate directors, their status, powers, duties and liabilities and authority to bind...
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9th Nov

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To: The Directors[insert company name] PLC[insert address of company][insert date]Letter of representation: [insert name of corporate shareholder]...
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9th Apr
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[insert date]Dear [insert individual/organisation name][insert name of company] Limited...
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9th Apr
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Ordinary resolution[That the term in the service contract proposed to be entered into between the Company and [insert name of director] providing that...
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Company number: [insert number]The companies act 2006[Private OR Public] company limited by sharesResolution[S] of[insert company name] ...
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9th Apr
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ORDINARY RESOLUTION[That [the OR [insert number]] [insert class] shares of [insert figure] each in the capital of the Company [numbered [insert...
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9th Apr
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Company number: [insert number]The Companies Act 2006[PRIVATE OR PUBLIC] COMPANY LIMITED BY SHARESRESOLUTION OF[insert company name] [LIMITED OR...
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9th Apr
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Special resolutionThat the Company be re-registered as a private company...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Austria; France; Germany; Hong Kong; Ireland; Japan; Luxembourg;...
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9th Apr
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This guidance, dated November 2004, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance...
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8th Apr
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The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) prescribes that a private company limited by shares (as defined) can pass resolutions:•at a general meeting of its...
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8th Apr
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In order to pass a shareholder resolution, the members of a company will have to be asked to vote on the resolution at a general meeting of the...
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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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As a corporation (as defined) has no physical presence, it must appoint an individual to attend and act on its behalf at a general meeting of a...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note summarises the rights members have in relation to general meetings (including annual general meetings (AGMs)). The note examines...
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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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A member’s right to appoint a proxy is governed by the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006). In addition to the statutory provisions, companies are entitled...
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8th Apr
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The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) specifies the way in which a proxy may vote at a general meeting (including an annual general meeting (AGM)). In...
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8th Apr
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A general meeting must satisfy certain requirements set out in the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) and the company's articles of association. These...
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