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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) IMPACT: Certain filing and registration deadlines are extended by temporary measures introduced to mitigate the consequences of...
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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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Why restore a company to the register?When a company has been struck off it may be possible for an interested person to make an application to the...
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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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Produced with input from Rebecca Cousin of Slaughter and May on market practice.This Practice Note summarises the rules and guidance in relation to...
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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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If the articles of association are silent regarding where the general meeting must be held, then it is in principle possible for a meeting to be held...
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6th Dec
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The articles of association and any proxy notice should be reviewed in relation to requirements for adjourned meetings. Typically, the articles will...
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6th Dec
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Ahead of a general meeting (GM) the company secretary should:•confirm the date of the meeting with the board, registrars, advisers and others required...
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6th Dec
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As a corporation has no physical presence, it must appoint an individual to attend and act on its behalf at a general meeting of a company in which it...
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6th Dec
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Sections 248 and 355 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) respectively provide that every company shall cause minutes of all proceedings at meetings of...
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6th Dec
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Unless the articles expressly state otherwise, every member entitled to attend and vote at a general meeting has, prima facie, the right to speak and...
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6th Dec
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The term ‘clear days’ relates to the calculation of notice periods connected with company meetings and resolutions under Part 13 of the Companies Act...
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6th Dec
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An adjourned general meeting is a continuation of the previous meeting. The articles of association should be reviewed in relation to quorum...
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6th Dec

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