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Form of transfer of sharesThere are a number of circumstances in which shares in a company may be transferred, eg upon a sale of the shares, through...
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19th May
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Amending the articles of associationThis Practice Note summarises the procedure to amend or change a company’s articles of association in accordance...
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19th May
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A company’s constitutionWhat is a company's constitution?A company’s 'constitution' is defined under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) as...
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Payments for a director’s loss of officeThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains provisions relating to payments made by a company to a director as...
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19th May
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Can the board of a co-operative and community benefit society (a registered society) delegate powers to any third party, and can the registered...
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19th May
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Takeover Code—Rule 34—Right of withdrawalThis Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Rule 34 of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code),...
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19th May
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The effect of a private company redemption of shares, including post-redemption stepsCoronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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19th May
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Equity warrants—private companyThis Practice Note provides an overview of equity warrants in the context of private company investment. Listed equity...
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19th May
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Can a capital contribution/gift by a shareholder be treated as distributable reserves?The issue is whether capital contributions or gifts by a...
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Produced in partnership with Brenda Hannigan of Southampton University 19th May
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G20/OECD Principles of Corporate GovernanceThis Practice Note discusses the Principles of Corporate Governance (Principles) published by the Group of...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Brenda Hannigan of University of Southampton 19th May
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Financial assistance—a quick guideThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) prohibits: •a public company (or its subsidiary) from giving financial assistance...
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19th May
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Takeover Code—Rule 3—Independent adviceThis Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Rule 3 of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code),...
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19th May
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Drafting and negotiating ancillary documents in a share purchase transactionThis Practice Note is part of the Share purchase transaction toolkit.In...
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19th May
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Is it possible to make a manuscript amendment to the consideration clause of a stock transfer form after signature?The correct process to be followed...
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19th May
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Project [insert project name]Prepared for [Insert addressee name][Insert date of report]INDEXReportA. IntroductionB. Executive summaryC. Detailed...
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Unregistered companiesWhat is an unregistered company?An unregistered company is a rare form of incorporated company that is not formed or registered...
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19th May

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Public M&A deals H1 2020—UK—Market Tracker Trend ReportThe Market Tracker trend report provides in-depth analysis of the 12 firm offers and ten...
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Produced in partnership with Giles Distin of Addleshaw Goddard, Simon Wood of Addleshaw Goddard, Alison Smith of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Selina Sagayam of Gibson Dunn, Leon Ferera of Jones Day, Adam Cain, Julian Stanier, Tom Matthews of White & Case, Dominic Ross of White & Case and Patrick Sarch Partner of White & Case 5th Jun
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A 'relevant merger situation' under UK merger rulesThe merger control rules of the UK are contained in the Enterprise Act 2002, as amended. Under the...
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A 'concentration' with an EU dimension A ‘merger’ may fall within the EU merger rules and require notification to the European Commission if at least...
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The UK merger investigation processThe UK merger regime is voluntary, which means that if a transaction falls within the scope of the UK merger rules,...
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The EU merger investigation processIf a transaction falls under the concept of a notifiable ‘concentration’ within the meaning of the EU Merger...
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