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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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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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9th Nov
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This Practice Note is part of the Share purchase transaction toolkit.In order to effect all aspects of the transaction, each share purchase...
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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 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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9th Nov
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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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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 explains the cash box structure and the principles behind its use in connection with a proposed placing by a public limited company...
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Produced in partnership with Danette Antao of Hogan Lovells and Maegen Morrison of Hogan Lovells 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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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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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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The principle definedCompany decisions are made by way of resolutions of the shareholders. There are three ways in which a resolution of a company may...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Hinks of 3 Verulam Buildings (3VB) 12th Jan
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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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This Practice Note considers the appointment and removal of alternate directors, their status, powers, duties and liabilities and authority to bind...
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9th Nov
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What is a company's constitution?A company’s 'constitution' is defined under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) as including:•the company’s articles of...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the London Stock Exchange released a notice to give companies guidance on the...
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9th Nov

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IP completion dayAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Akinluyi of Latham & Watkins and Riccardo Alonzi of Skadden 26th Apr
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A popular restructuring method is to transfer the company's assets or business to a newly formed company (Newco). Essentially the good assets and...
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26th Apr
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This glossary explains many of the terms commonly used in the restructuring & insolvency market. Terms contained in the definitions themselves that...
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19th Apr
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Schemes of arrangement—definition and basis in statuteA scheme of arrangement is a court-sanctioned compromise between a company and its creditors or...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Akinluyi of Latham & Watkins and Riccardo Alonzi of Skadden 15th Apr
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This Practice Note covers: •what arrangements under Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986), s 110 (a s 110 arrangement) is (see: What is a s 110...
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Produced in partnership with Phillip Taylor of Sidley Austin LLP and Chris Laughton of Mercer & Hole Chartered Accountants 9th Apr
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What is a rescue buyout?A company or a business in a rescue situation is one that is in potential financial difficulties, either because it finds...
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8th Apr
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A popular restructuring method is a debt for equity swap; financial creditors receive equity in the restructured vehicle in return for reducing or...
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8th Apr
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Entry conditionsFor informal restructuring to be an option (as opposed to a restructuring using one of the formal restructuring tools such as a Part...
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8th Apr
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Stop pressThis content is affected by the proposed changes to UK insolvency laws as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For further...
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8th Apr
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When restructuring is considered rather than formal insolvency proceedings (see Practice Note: Benefits of informal restructuring over formal...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note looks at the general principles involved in determining class issues. For a more detailed look at what may or may not fracture a...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Akinluyi of Latham & Watkins and Riccardo Alonzi of Skadden 8th Apr
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Once a company starts showing signs of distress, its directors must act quickly if they want to complete a successful restructuring. The timing of the...
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8th Apr
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Produced with input from Rebecca Cousin of Slaughter and May on market practice.This Practice Note looks at the detailed procedures to be followed to...
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7th Apr
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Produced with input from Rebecca Cousin of Slaughter and May on market practice.This Practice Note explains the nature of a scheme of arrangement in a...
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7th Apr
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The range of funding options open to companies has exploded, resulting in a vast array of different capital and security structures. Before the 2007/8...
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16th Mar
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The table below compares the features and benefits of a scheme of arrangement (see: Schemes of arrangement—overview) with two alternate processes...
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24th Feb
Precedents
DateActionFrom 98 days before the directions hearingDraft scheme of arrangement, explanatory statement, and proxy form (see Precedents: SCHEME OF...
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Produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 14th Feb

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