Nature of membership

Nature of membership guidance:

BREXIT IMPACT: Several aspects of the PSC regime will be affected by Brexit, including: • the availability of the Societas Europaea (SE) in the UK. For further details...

Practice Note

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) is a claim brought...

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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 removed. The government...

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IMPORTANT NOTE: The ability to offer tax-favoured employee shareholder shares or ESS (commonly used in private equity company arrangements) has been removed. The...

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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 removed. The...

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Click here to download the latest Shareholder Activism & Engagement 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions...

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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 jointly, except subscriber...

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A guide to specific terminology used in this Practice Note is provided—see below. What is a just and equitable winding-up under s 122(1)(g) Insolvency Act 1986? A...

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Produced in partnership with Jeremy Glover of Reed Smith Archived: This Precedent is for illustrative purposes only as it reflects the position up to 1 December 2016. The...

Precedents

1 Members’ nomination rights 1.1 Subject to section 145 of the Companies Act 2006 and in accordance with the provisions of this article [1], any shareholder (or where the...

Precedents

Produced in partnership with Jeremy Glover of Reed Smith Archived: The ability to offer tax-favoured employee shareholder shares or ESS (commonly used in private equity...

Precedents

A minority shareholder in a company does not have much power to influence its management and, therefore, sometimes their interests are disregarded. Should they need to...

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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 protection of minority...

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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 loss with reference to...

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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 background to and...

Practice Note

This Practice Note summarises a number of key and/or illustrative cases relevant to the rule against reflective loss. For further guidance on the background to and...

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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 members as the holder of...

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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 title, if...

Precedents

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 shares by issuing a...

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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 usually held in...

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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 listed company) and...

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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 exercise governance...

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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 now provided for by...

Practice Note

Archived: The ability to offer tax-favoured employee shareholder shares or ESS (commonly used in private equity company arrangements) has now been removed. The government...

Precedents