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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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20th Oct
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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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19th Oct
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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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19th Oct
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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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16th Oct
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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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12th Oct
Precedents
Definitions Delete the existing definition of ‘Consideration’ in Precedent: Share purchase agreement—pro-buyer—corporate...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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BREXIT IMPACT: The law as set out in this Practice Note may be affected by Brexit. For further details on the potential impact of Brexit, see Impact...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
Precedents
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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26th Sep
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This Practice Note provides an overview of the purpose, content and scope of a comfort letter prepared by the auditors of a company preparing to offer...
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26th Sep
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The agreement of the members of a company is required to make certain changes to a company, such as amending its constitution, name or share capital,...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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This Practice Note considers the appointment and removal of alternate directors, their status, powers, duties and liabilities and authority to bind...
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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep

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This Practice Note is part of the Lexis®PSL Corporate private equity buyout transaction toolkit.TimingPreparation of a first draft of the investment...
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25th Sep
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What is the AIFM Directive?The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) introduced a secure, harmonised EU framework for monitoring and...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note provides an overview of the purpose, nature and scope of the due diligence process that is carried out by a potential buyer prior...
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25th Sep
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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...
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25th Sep
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The CRC Energy Efficiency SchemeThe CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC Scheme) was a mandatory UK-wide emissions trading scheme in the UK that aimed to...
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25th Sep
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Summary of CA 2006 provisionsPart 7 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) deals with the re-registration of a company as a company of another type. The...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note considers the nature of shares in a company and the classes into which they can be divided. If a company has shares of different...
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25th Sep
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Internal rate of return (IRR) is the standard financial measure prescribed by the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) in...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note is part of the Lexis®PSL Corporate private equity buyout transaction toolkit.In order to effect all aspects of the acquisition...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note is part of the Lexis®PSL Corporate private equity buyout transaction toolkit.The reporting processEach adviser engaged to conduct...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note is part of the Lexis®PSL Corporate private equity buyout transaction toolkit.The disclosure process involves the preparation of...
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25th Sep
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The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (the CRC Scheme) was abolished following the 2018/19 compliance year, in accordance with the announcement made by HM...
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25th Sep
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Business angelsA business angel or angel investor is a high net worth individual who invests in early-stage high growth private companies with little...
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25th Sep
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Structure of public-to-private takeoversA public to private transaction is one where an unlisted company acquires a listed company, so that the target...
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25th Sep
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Development, or growth, capital investment refers generally to an investment in a mature company that is earning revenue and has operating profits,...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note provides an overview of equity warrants in the context of private company investment. Listed equity warrants and debt warrants (of...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note provides an overview of best practice guidance relating to the formation and operation of a private equity fund’s Limited Partners...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note provides an overview of best practice guidance relating to structuring carry clawback arrangements in private equity funds...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note provides an overview of the Private Equity Principles (Principles) issued by the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA)...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note provides an overview of best practice guidance relating to financial reporting and other disclosures made by private equity funds...
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25th Sep

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