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A company’s constitutionWhat is a company's constitution?A company’s 'constitution' is defined under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) as...
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Definitions Delete the existing definition of ‘Consideration’ in Precedent: Share purchase agreement—pro-buyer—corporate...
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Clause 1.1 —Add the following definition: PIK Notes means Payment in Kind Notes; [Loan note...
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Directors’ responsibilities statements—company accountsA company's annual report and accounts will often include an appropriate description of...
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Substantial property transactions—requirement to obtain members’ approvalThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains provisions that restrict and...
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Company restoration—restoration by court orderWhy restore a company to the register?When a company has been struck off it may be possible for an...
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19th May
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Matters reserved for the boardThe UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) sets out standards of good...
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19th May
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Project [insert project name]Prepared for [Insert addressee name][Insert date of report]INDEXReportA. IntroductionB. Executive summaryC. Detailed...
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