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Comfort letters in a US IPOThis Practice Note provides an overview of the purpose, content and scope of a comfort letter prepared by the auditors of a...
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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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Definitions Delete the existing definition of ‘Consideration’ in Precedent: Share purchase agreement—pro-buyer—corporate...
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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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19th May
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Clause 1.1 —Add the following definition: PIK Notes means Payment in Kind Notes; [Loan note...
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19th May
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Payments for a director’s loss of officeThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains provisions relating to payments made by a company to a director as...
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19th May
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Directors’ decision-making—written resolutions and decisions by sole directorsThis Practice Note outlines the written resolution method directors may...
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19th May
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DTR Resource Note—DTR 5—Vote Holder and Issuer Notification RulesThis Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Chapter 5 of the Disclosure...
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19th May
Q&As
Can the board of a co-operative and community benefit society (a registered society) delegate powers to any third party, and can the registered...
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19th May
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Redemption of shares—procedureThis Practice Note describes the procedure for a limited company to carry out redemption of its redeemable...
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19th May
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Payments for a director’s loss of office—transfer of an undertakingThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains provisions that require payments made by...
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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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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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Takeover Code—Rule 3—Independent adviceThis Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Rule 3 of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code),...
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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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The Directors[insert company name][insert company address][insert date]Dear Directors,[insert company name] Limited (the Company)[I, OR We,][insert...
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19th May

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