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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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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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Produced in partnership with Peter Kohl of Hogan Lovells International LLP 12th Jan
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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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9th Nov
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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...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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This Practice Note examines the law and practice on giving irrevocable commitments or undertakings or letters of intent in the context of a public...
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9th Nov
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The Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) is an independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-sized quoted companies. One...
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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
Precedents
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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