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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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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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9th Nov
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The underwriters or initial purchasers in an international securities offering will customarily require that the issuer's accountants provide one or...
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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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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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This Practice Note summarises the procedure to amend or change a company’s articles of association in accordance with the Companies Act 2006 (CA...
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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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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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Please note that this precedent is for information only and is a memorandum setting out the details of the Model Code that was contained in the...
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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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Insert the following definitions as new definitions into clause 1 of Precedent: Share purchase agreement—pro-buyer—corporate...
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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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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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As a corporation (as defined) has no physical presence, it must appoint an individual to attend and act on its behalf at a general meeting of a...
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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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The number and type of documents sent to shareholders during the course of a takeover will depend significantly on its nature and circumstances,...
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18th Feb
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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Rule 6 of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code), which deals with the circumstances in...
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18th Feb
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The rules of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code) regarding the provision of information during an offer play an important role in the proper...
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18th Feb
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Brexit impactThe operation of the UK takeovers regime has been affected by Brexit. For further details of its impact, see Practice Note: Brexit—UK...
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18th Feb
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Memorandum prepared by [Name of Firm]For the directors [and other officers] of[insert company name] (the Company)In connection with a [possible]...
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18th Feb
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The Directors[insert offeror's name] ([Offeror])[insert address][and][The Directors][[insert name of offeror’s financial adviser] (the Adviser)[insert...
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18th Feb
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The Directors[insert offeror's name] ([Offeror])[insert address][and][The Directors][[insert name of financial adviser] (the Adviser)[insert...
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18th Feb
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DEFINITIONSThe following apply throughout this document unless the context otherwise requires:[Offeree] or the Offeree•[insert full name of offeree]...
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18th Feb
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Strictly private and confidentialThe Directors[insert offeree’s name] plc[insert offeree address]Date: [insert date]Dear Directors,Proposed...
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18th Feb
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Memorandum prepared by [name of Firm]For the directors [and other officers] of[insert company name] plc (the Company)In connection with a [possible]...
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18th Feb
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To: The Directors [insert offeror/offeree's name][insert address][insert date]Dear DirectorsProposed acquisition of [name of offeree] ([Offeree]) by...
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18th Feb
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References in this glossary to Rules and Notes are to the rules of, and notes to, The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code) and references to the...
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18th Feb
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Produced with input from Rebecca Cousin of Slaughter and May on market practice.BackgroundPublic company takeovers in the UK are highly regulated...
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18th Feb
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Bermuda; Brazil; Bulgaria; Canada; China; Denmark; Egypt;...
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17th Feb
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Africa – A Regional Overview; Argentina; Austria; Czech Republic; Egypt;...
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17th Feb
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STOP PRESS: The law and practice referred to in this Practice Note may be impacted by Brexit. For further information on the potential impact, see:...
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Produced in partnership with Suzanne Rab of Serle Court 15th Feb
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Not for release, publication or distribution (in whole or in part, directly or indirectly) in, into or from the united states of america, canada,...
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14th Feb
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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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This Practice Note considers the key issues arising on a takeover structured as a securities exchange offer. It explains when a securities exchange...
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14th Feb

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