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Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules requirements—the annual financial reportThis Practice Note discusses the requirements of the Disclosure...
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Produced in partnership with Tessa Park of Moore Kingston Smith 19th May
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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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Demergers—an introduction for corporate lawyersA demerger is a transaction whereby a business carried on by a company within a group is taken out of...
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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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Acting in concertProduced with input from Rebecca Cousin of Slaughter and May on market practice.This Practice Note summarises the rules and guidance...
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19th May
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The Transparency DirectiveThis Practice Note provides an overview of the implementation of and key changes introduced by the EU Transparency Directive...
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Produced in partnership with Mr Darragh Connell of Forum Chambers 19th May
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Alternate directorsThis Practice Note considers the appointment and removal of alternate directors, their status, powers, duties and liabilities and...
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19th May
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Non-executive directors—independenceThe concept of independence is key to provisions in the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) on board...
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Produced in partnership with Advanced Boardroom Excellence 19th May
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Sub-division and consolidation of sharesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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19th May
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Insider listsThis Practice Note considers the obligation of an issuer who issues or proposes to issue financial instruments which are within the scope...
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19th May
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General meetings—notice requirements for private and unlisted public companiesA general meeting must satisfy certain requirements set out in the...
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19th May
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Break fees—share purchaseThe nature and purpose of break feesBreak fees are generally designed to compensate one party’s legal and professional costs...
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19th May
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Substantial property transactions—requirement to obtain members’ approvalThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains provisions that restrict and...
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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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Matters reserved for the boardThe UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) sets out standards of good...
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19th May

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At what stage can a company exiting administrative receivership be bound by its directors?This Q&A focuses on the full resumption of the directors'...
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If a company in administration has sold its assets and business to the directors of that company, do they have any right as directors to know who were...
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Produced in partnership with Caroline Clark 31st Jul
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In many asset sales the apportionment of the business' sale price apportions £1.00 to the business' lease, why is this and how is this apportionment...
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Do directors of a company limited by guarantee and having a share capital require the shareholders’ consent to wind up the company?It is assumed for...
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Produced in partnership with Steven Papadopoulos 31st Jul
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31st Jul
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Schemes of arrangement—convening hearing and sanction hearingIP completion dayAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State....
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Akinluyi of Latham & Watkins and Riccardo Alonzi of Skadden 31st Jul
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill—progress tracker [Archived]ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note describes the passage of the Corporate...
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Company voluntary arrangements—an introductory guideA company voluntary arrangement (CVA) is a binding contractual agreement between a company and its...
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Shareholder’s guide to dealing with a company in financial difficultiesSTOP PRESS: The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (CIGA 2020) is in force...
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Insolvency Act 1986 s 110 arrangementsThis Practice Note covers: •what arrangements under Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986), s 110 (a s 110 arrangement)...
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Produced in partnership with Phillip Taylor of Sidley Austin LLP and Chris Laughton of Mercer & Hole Chartered Accountants 31st Jul
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How a director of an insolvent company can use a prohibited name and avoid personal liabilityThe purpose of this Practice Note is to:•describe section...
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Schemes of arrangement—process and statutory frameworkSchemes of arrangement—definition and basis in statuteA scheme of arrangement is a...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Akinluyi of Latham & Watkins and Riccardo Alonzi of Skadden 31st Jul
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Benefits of a scheme of arrangement compared to other processesThe table below compares the features and benefits of a scheme of arrangement (see:...
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Transfer to NewcoA popular restructuring method is to transfer the company's assets or business to a newly formed company (Newco). Essentially the...
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