Public company takeovers (Schemes)

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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) IMPACT: Certain filing and registration deadlines are extended by temporary measures introduced to mitigate the consequences of...
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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 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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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 demerger is a transaction whereby a business carried on by a company within a group is taken out of that group and run under separate management but...
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This Practice Note describes the legal issues that may arise where there is a gap in time between exchange/signing (at which time the share purchase...
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9th Nov
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IntroductionA most favoured nation (MFN) clause entitles an investor to have visibility of side letter entitlements of other investors in the private...
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Produced in partnership with William Jones of RPC 12th Jan
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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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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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This Practice Note considers the unique contractual status of the articles of association between the company and its members, primarily under s 33(1)...
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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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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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When intending to launch a bid for a potential offeree, the offeror and its advisers may be obliged to consider the laws of any foreign jurisdictions...
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12th Jan
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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Rule 3 of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code), which deals with the requirement for the...
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12th Jan
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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Rule 9 of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code) and highlights relevant materials,...
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12th Jan
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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Rule 16 of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code) and highlights relevant materials,...
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12th Jan
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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Rule 10 of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code) and highlights relevant materials,...
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12th Jan
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Brexit impact: The operation of the UK takeover regime has been affected by Brexit. For the purposes of this Precedent, the principal change is that...
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12th Jan
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This Practice Note focuses on the regulatory requirements applicable where a company with a standard or premium listing on the Official List of the...
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12th Jan
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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Rule 38 of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code), which relates to dealings by connected...
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12th Jan
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This Q&A looks at the position under the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code) where shares in an unlisted public company are being redeemed or...
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12th Jan
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Companies subject to the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (the Code)Whether the Code applies to a company in the context of a takeover depends on...
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12th Jan
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What are GDRs?Global depositary receipts (GDRs) are negotiable certificates issued by depositary banks which represent ownership of a company’s shares...
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12th Jan
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Rather than being a passive participant in any potential offer process, an offeree may actively search for suitable offerors by putting itself up for...
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12th Jan
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We have assumed that:•the company’s securities are not, and have not at any time during the previous ten years, been admitted to trading on a...
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12th Jan
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This Practice Note contains links to our public company takeovers quiz, which tests users’ knowledge on various aspects of the UK takeover regime. The...
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8th Jan
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The European regime governing mergers between companies in different Member States of the EEA derives from Directive 2005/56/EC, the Directive on...
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24th Dec
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Resource NotesThis is an index of Resource Notes on each of the Rules to the Takeover Code and other key definitions and sections, designed to assist...
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17th Dec
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The Market Tracker Trend Report provides in-depth analysis of the 90 firm and possible offers announcements made for companies subject to the Takeover...
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17th Dec
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Market Tracker’s latest trend report, Trends in UK Public M&A deals in H1 2019, examines the current trends in the UK public mergers and acquisitions...
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6th Dec
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Section 895 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) provides that the provisions of Part 26 apply where a compromise or arrangement is proposed between a...
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6th Dec
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Trends in public M&AThe Market Tracker Trend Report provides in-depth analysis of the 90 firm and possible offers announcements made for companies...
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6th Dec

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