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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP completion day mean for Corporate lawyers?
This Practice Note provides an introduction to corporate and company law (Corporate). It is aimed at trainee solicitors and those who are new to Corporate as a practice area. It focuses on the basic principles that apply and includes links to Lexis®PSL Corporate and other LexisNexis® sources and materials which provide more comprehensive information on the topics covered.
Those who are new to Corporate are also likely to find the Overviews in each of the subtopics in the Corporate practice area useful. These Overviews summarise the law relating to a particular issue or aspect of Corporate transactions, providing links to relevant content within the subtopic to help navigate the area concerned. For examples, see: Allotment, issue and pre-emption—overview and Powers, duties and liabilities of directors—overview.
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Community order requirementsCommunity order requirements are set out in the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (CJA 2003), as amended by the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO 2012) and the Offender Rehabilitation Act 2014 (ORA 2014). Criminal Justice Act 2003, s 152(2)
An ad hoc arbitration is any arbitration in which the parties have not selected an institution to administer the arbitration. This offers parties flexibility as to the conduct of the arbitration, but less external support for the process. It can be quicker than institutional arbitration but not if
Millett LJ subdivided types of constructive trust into two categories, distinguishing between:•the constructive trust proper, where equity intervenes to prevent the legal owner from unconscionably denying the beneficial interest of another (known as the institutional constructive trust)•the
Definition of automatismAn act is done in a state of automatism if it is done by the body without control by the mind, (eg it is a spasm or a reflex), or if it is done by a person who is not conscious of what they are doing. The act may be described as involuntary, but will not be regarded as such
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