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Schemes of arrangement—procedureProduced with input from Rebecca Cousin of Slaughter and May on market practice.This Practice Note looks at the...
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19th May
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Removal of a directorThis note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Appointment, retirement and resignation of a director.For an...
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19th May
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Separate legal personality and the corporate veilCorporate legal personality—the Salomon principleA properly formed registered company is a separate...
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19th May
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This Deed is made on [insert date]Parties1[Name of company in which the shares are held] incorporated in England and Wales under number [company...
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19th May
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Directors’ decision-making—written resolutions and decisions by sole directorsThis Practice Note outlines the written resolution method directors may...
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19th May
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Class 1 transactions—fundamentalsThis document provides accessible practical guidance and links to more comprehensive content in relation to class 1...
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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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Tailoring a shelf companyA person wishing to set up a new company has the following options:•they can incorporate a new company in accordance with the...
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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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Notifying changes in share capital to Companies House—statement of capitalCoronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some...
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19th May
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Will a redesignation of shares constitute a variation of class rights?A redesignation of shares involves a change in the name of some or all of a...
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Produced in partnership with Julian Henwood of Gowling WLG 19th May
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What is the process for a redesignation of shares?This Q&A examines how a company may carry out a redesignation of shares, meaning a change in the...
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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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Project [insert project name]Prepared for [Insert addressee name][Insert date of report]INDEXReportA. IntroductionB. Executive summaryC. Detailed...
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19th May
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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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Transfer of shares—law and procedureThere are a number of circumstances in which shares in a company may be transferred, eg upon a sale of the shares,...
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Board minutes—allotment of shares—unlisted company Company number: [insert company number][insert company name] [LIMITED OR PLC]Minutes of a meeting...
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21st Jul
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Deed of waiver of pre-emption rights on an allotment of sharesThe Directors[insert company name][insert company address][insert date]Dear...
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21st Jul
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Special resolution disapplying pre-emption rights under s 569 CA 2006 (private company with only one class of shares)Company number: [insert...
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21st Jul
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Special resolution disapplying pre-emption rights under s 571 CA 2006 (private company with more than one class of shares or creating a new class of...
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21st Jul
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Special resolution disapplying pre-emption rights under s 570 CA 2006 (private company with more than one class of shares or creating a new class of...
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Pre-emption rights—general issuesThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) gives existing shareholders of companies a right of pre-emption by providing that a...
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21st Jul
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Pre-emption rights—penaltiesA pre-emption right is a right of first refusal to purchase shares, given to an existing holder of ordinary shares on an...
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21st Jul
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Allotment and issue of shares—private companies with one class of sharesThe allotment and issue of shares is governed by statutory rules, which differ...
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21st Jul
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Pre-emption rights—private companies with one class of sharesThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) gives existing shareholders of companies a right of...
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21st Jul
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Allotment and issue of shares—penaltiesWith some exceptions, the directors of a company must not exercise any power of the company to allot shares in...
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21st Jul
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Pre-emption rights—private companies with more than one class of shares and public unlisted companiesThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) gives existing...
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21st Jul
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Allotment and issue of shares—private companies with more than one class of share and public unlisted companiesThe allotment and issue of shares is...
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21st Jul
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Dividends—listed and AIM companiesCoronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the London Stock Exchange released a notice...
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20th Jul
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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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14th Jul
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