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This Practice Note provides an overview of the agreement for the sale and purchase of shares in a private limited company (target): the share purchase...
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9th Nov
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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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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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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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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 ratchet in private equity is a mechanism to vary the amount of equity held by founders, managers and employees post-investment.In a venture capital...
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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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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 focuses on how a company secretary of a public company (as defined) or a private company (as defined) may be removed.It does not...
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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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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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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): 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 outlines the written resolution method directors may adopt to take decisions instead of holding board meetings. It also considers...
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9th Nov
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It is a fundamental rule of English company law that a limited company having a share capital must maintain that capital. This capital maintenance...
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Produced in partnership with Tessa Park of Moore Kingston Smith 12th Jan
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The [Secretary OR Directors][insert company name][insert company address][Insert date]Dear [[insert name] OR Company Secretary]Re: [insert company...
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9th Nov

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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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9th Apr
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[Insert name of company][Insert address of company][Insert fax number of company][Insert email address of company][Insert name of recipient and/or job...
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9th Apr
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1Members’ nomination rights1.1Subject to section 145 of the Companies Act 2006 and in accordance with the provisions of this article [1], any...
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9th Apr
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Archived: The ability to offer tax-favoured employee shareholder shares or ESS (commonly used in private equity company arrangements) has been...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Woodhouse and William Franklin 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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A guide to specific terminology used in this Practice Note is provided—see below section titled ‘Key terms encountered when applying for a winding-up...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 8th Apr
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A guide to specific terminology used in this Practice Note is provided—see below.What is a derivative claim?A derivative claim (or derivative action)...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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This Practice Note focuses on Part 22 (sections 791-828) of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006), which enables a company to investigate interests in its...
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8th Apr
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STOP PRESS: The ability to offer tax-favoured employee shareholder shares or ESS (commonly used in private equity company arrangements) has now been...
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8th Apr
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Many investors hold only a beneficial interest in a company’s shares and act through an intermediary, who is entered in the company’s register of...
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8th Apr
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Shares in a company can be issued as certificated shares or uncertificated shares.Shares issued by private companies and unlisted public companies are...
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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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This Practice Note examines shareholder activism in UK companies with a premium or a standard listing of equity shares on the London Stock Exchange (a...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the scope of the reflective loss rule. It addresses the background to and implications of the rule against reflective...
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6th Apr
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This Practice Note summarises a number of key and/or illustrative cases relevant to the rule against reflective loss.For further guidance on the...
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23rd Mar
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The aim of Part 9 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) is to make it easier for indirect investors both to receive regular company information and to...
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16th Mar
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What is an unfair prejudice claim (a section 994 petition)?An unfair prejudice petition is a statutory remedy available to shareholders of a company...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 15th Mar
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These training materials consist of template PowerPoint slides that can be used as the basis of one or more training seminars in relation to the...
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3rd Mar
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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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