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Since 30 June 2016 all UK companies and LLPs will need to file a confirmation statement instead of an annual return. Only if the entity's made up date was on or before 29...

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This Practice Note summarises the procedure to amend or change a company’s articles of association in accordance with the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006). Why amend the...

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BREXIT IMPACT: The information to be given when appointing a corporate secretary will be affected by Brexit. For further details, see Impact of Brexit on appointment of...

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BREXIT IMPACT: The information to be given when appointing a corporate director will be affected by Brexit. For further details, see Impact of Brexit on appointment of...

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Filing documents at Companies House may be one of the most simple tasks a corporate lawyer ever has to carry out in his or her career, but it still is of the utmost...

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There are a number of statutory and regulatory controls and restrictions on the choice of company and business names. These are predominantly set out in the Companies Act...

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The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) requires companies to keep the following statutory registers: • the register of members • the register of directors • the register of...

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BREXIT IMPACT: Several aspects of the PSC regime will be affected by Brexit, including: • the availability of the Societas Europaea (SE) in the UK. For further details...

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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the execution of simple contracts and deeds. It considers the key differences between deeds and...

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The requirement to maintain company records The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) sets out certain requirements relating to company records (as defined) to be maintained by a...

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BREXIT IMPACT: Several aspects of the PSC regime will be affected by Brexit, including: • the availability of the societas europaea (SE) in the UK. For further details...

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BREXIT IMPACT: The law as set out in this Practice Note may be affected by Brexit. For further details on the potential impact of Brexit, see Impact of Brexit on overseas...

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This guidance, dated November 2018, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI), provides an industry view on,...

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Requirement for a registered office A company is required to have a registered office at all times to which all communications and notices may be addressed. The...

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BREXIT IMPACT: Several aspects of the PSC regime will be affected by Brexit, including: • the availability of the Societas Europaea (SE) in the UK. For further details...

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The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) and The Company, Limited Liability Partnership and Business (Names and Trading Disclosures) Regulations 2015 (the Names and Trading...

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There are a number of circumstances in which shares in a company may be transferred, eg upon a sale of the shares, through the transmission of the shares by operation of...

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