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This Practice Note considers the unique contractual status of the articles of association between the company and its members, primarily under s 33(1)...
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9th Nov
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Please note that this precedent is for information only and is a memorandum setting out the details of the Model Code that was contained in 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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This Practice Note describes the legal issues that may arise where there is a gap in time between exchange/signing (at which time the 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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A company having a share capital may have separate classes of shares. As a general rule, a type of share will form a separate class from other shares...
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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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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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Important-this provisional allotment letter (pal) is of value and is negotiable. It requires your immediate attention. The offer expires at [insert...
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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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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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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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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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A director who is in any way, directly or indirectly, interested in:•a proposed transaction or arrangement with the company of which they are a...
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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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This Practice Note discusses the impact of Brexit on the general processing of personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation...
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11th May
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. Given the extensive data flows between the EEA and UK, equivalent EEA data...
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Produced in partnership with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP 11th May
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Background to the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020)Spurred on by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and a desire to mitigate...
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11th May
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This Practice Note outlines the key general implications in relation to employment law in England arising from the UK’s withdrawal from the European...
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11th May
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BackgroundThe coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has had a significant impact on businesses around the world, putting many at real risk of insolvency. Some...
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10th May
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This Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the UK’s withdrawal from the...
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10th May
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This Practice Note tracks domestic legislation introduced as part of the UK government’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It includes...
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10th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Roy Martin QC and Denis Edwards of Terra Firma Chambers 10th May
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It analyses the potential impact of Brexit on contractual rights and obligations...
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10th May
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It considers the impact of Brexit on contractual boilerplate clauses in advance...
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10th May
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note has been produced in partnership with Guy Pendell, Liz...
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10th May
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This Practice Note brings together key content on coronavirus (COVID-19) published across Lexis®PSL that is likely to be of interest to Banking &...
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10th May
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This Practice Note:•explains where to find information on the latest Brexit developments, in particular, those that impact financial...
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10th May
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The National Security and Investment Act 2021 introduces a mandatory foreign direct investment (FDI) notification regime in the UK for transactions in...
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7th May
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This Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[insert name of disclosing party] [of OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert...
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7th May
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This Practice Note explains how to review and amend key contract clauses to ensure that they are suitable for use following 11 pm on 31 December 2020,...
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7th May
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Insert the following as new definitions in the share purchase agreement:Data Protection Laws•means as applicable and binding on the...
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6th May
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Insert the following as new definitions in the asset purchase agreement:Data Protection Laws• means as applicable and binding on the...
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6th May
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Insert the following as new definitions in the share purchase agreement:Data Protection Laws•means as applicable and binding on the...
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6th May
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Insert the following as new definitions in the asset purchase agreement:Data Protection Laws• means as applicable and binding on the...
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