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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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19th May
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A guide to cash box placingsThis Practice Note explains the cash box structure and the principles behind its use in connection with a proposed placing...
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Produced in partnership with Danette Antao of Hogan Lovells and Maegen Morrison of Hogan Lovells 19th May
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Definitions Delete the existing definition of ‘Consideration’ in Precedent: Share purchase agreement—pro-buyer—corporate...
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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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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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DTR Resource Note—DTR 5—Vote Holder and Issuer Notification RulesThis Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Chapter 5 of the Disclosure...
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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 Duomatic principleThe principle definedCompany decisions are made by way of resolutions of the shareholders. There are three ways in which a...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Hinks of 3 Verulam Buildings (3VB) 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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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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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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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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Company restoration—restoration by court orderWhy restore a company to the register?When a company has been struck off it may be possible for an...
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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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Share incentives aspects of MAR and related guidanceImplementation of MAR in the UKRegulation (EU) No 596/2014, the Market Abuse Regulation ( MAR),...
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31st Jul
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An introduction to deferred share bonus plansDeferred share bonus: key elementsDeferred share bonus plans are typically constituted by the following...
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Produced in partnership with Jeremy Glover (Share Schemes) 31st Jul
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Introduction to JSOPsWhat are JSOP awards?Jointly owned shares are no more and no less than their description implies, namely shares owned jointly by...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Woodhouse and William Franklin 31st Jul
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Incentivising employees in private equity owned businessesPrivate equity backed companiesThe issues facing private equity backed companies when using...
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Produced in partnership with Becky Rees of Parisi Tax LLP 31st Jul
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When is a prospectus needed for an offer to employees?FORTHCOMING CHANGE: HM Treasury has published a consultation on the UK prospectus regime. Among...
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Produced in partnership with Jeremy Edwards of Baker McKenzie 31st Jul
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Why do companies use share schemes?Why not just reward staff with cash? It is often a simpler, less burdensome way to reward and incentivise...
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31st Jul
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Underwater share optionsWhat is an underwater share option?'Underwater option' is the term used to describe a share option (granted under any share...
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31st Jul
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Share schemes implications of introducing a new parent holding companyWhy do companies have reorganisations?Groups of companies undertake...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Cohen of Lewis Silkin 31st Jul
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Private company transactions—share incentive considerationsSignificance of the target company's share incentive arrangements in the event of a...
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31st Jul
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An introduction to corporate governance and share schemesFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 18 March 2021, it was announced that the government was launching a...
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Produced in partnership with Dilpa Raval of CMS and Graham Muir of CMS 31st Jul
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Share options completion deliverablesDefinitionsOption•the respective rights to acquire Shares granted to each Option Holder;Option Holder•[insert...
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31st Jul
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Form of Instruction—general offerThis form is important and requires your immediate attentionIf you are in any doubt about the Offer, the contents of...
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31st Jul
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Rule 15 letter—general offerTHIS LETTER IS IMPORTANT AND REQUIRES YOUR IMMEDIATE ATTENTION. If you are in any doubt about the Offer or the action you...
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31st Jul
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Cashless exercise wordingAdditional definitionsOption Holders•[insert list of Option Holders who are exercising their Options or refer to relevant...
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31st Jul
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Individual option holder power of attorney1by this power of attorney made on [insert date on which the appointor executes the power of attorney]I...
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31st Jul
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Share incentives warrantiesDefinitionsAwards•means the respective rights to acquire shares granted to each Award Holder as detailed in the Awards...
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31st Jul
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Earn-outs, employment-related securities and securities optionsAn earn-out is a particular way of structuring the consideration payable for the...
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31st Jul
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An introduction to tax-advantaged share option schemes for corporate lawyersThis Practice Note describes:•the types of option that may be granted...
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Produced in partnership with Dilpa Raval of CMS and Graham Muir of CMS 30th Jul
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Corporate issues in relation to share incentivesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Dilpa Raval of CMS and Graham Muir of CMS 30th Jul
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Takeover Code—Rule 16—Special deals and management incentivisationThis Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Rule 16 of The City Code on...
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30th Jul

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