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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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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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The Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) Corporate Governance CodeThe Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) is an independent membership organisation that...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules requirements—the annual financial reportThis Practice Note discusses the requirements of the Disclosure...
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Produced in partnership with Tessa Park of Moore Kingston Smith 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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Redemption of shares—procedureThis Practice Note describes the procedure for a limited company to carry out redemption of its redeemable...
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19th May
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Supervision of traineesThe requirements when supervising trainees derive from the SRA Codes of Conduct and the SRA’s specific regulatory requirements...
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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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Insider listsThis Practice Note considers the obligation of an issuer who issues or proposes to issue financial instruments which are within the scope...
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19th May
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Introduction to retained EU lawThis Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law. It provides an overview of the key definitions and...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 19th May
Q&As
Corporate redomiciliation—can a non-UK company redomicile into the UK?It is possible for a non-UK incorporated company to redomicile to the UK....
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19th May
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Quasi-loans to directors, connected persons and related arrangements—requirement to obtain members’ approvalThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains...
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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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Matters reserved for the boardThe UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) sets out standards of good...
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19th May
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Getting the Deal Through: Merger Control 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Albania; Australia; Austria;...
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19th May

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CSR, ESG and human rights reporting and initiativesSustainability toolkitWe have produced a sustainability toolkit, which aims to help practitioners...
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24th Sep
Precedents
Resolution—approving the directors’ remuneration policyOrdinary resolution:That the directors’ remuneration policy set out on pages [insert page no.]...
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13th Sep
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Resolution—approving directors’ remuneration reportOrdinary resolution:That the directors’ remuneration report (other than the part containing the...
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13th Sep
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Modern slavery and human traffickingThe Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA 2015) received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015. Section 54 requires certain firms...
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8th Sep
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Brexit—the UK corporate governance regimeAt 11pm (GMT) on 31 January 2020 (exit day), the United Kingdom left the European Union in accordance with a...
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7th Sep
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Corporate governance horizon scanning—2021 and beyondThis Practice Note is a summary of the key legal developments that are expected to impact the...
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6th Sep
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Risk management and internal control—corporate governance issuesCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance that may be affected by...
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3rd Sep
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Effectiveness—the board evaluation processThis Practice Note summarises the board evaluation process and looks at what’s involved, why it’s done,...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Pitcher of Advanced Boardroom Excellence 25th Aug
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Corporate governance risk management guideWhy you need to manage this riskThe purpose of corporate governance is to help build an environment of...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Hillary of BDO and Charles Portsmouth of BDO 13th Aug
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An introduction to corporate governance for in-house lawyersThis Practice Note provides an introduction to corporate governance for in-house lawyers...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Webster and Tom Garbett of Pinsent Masons 12th Aug
Precedents
The Chartered Governance Institute schedule of matters reserved for the boardCGI’s sample matters reserved for the board, reproduced in this precedent...
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12th Aug
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The Chartered Governance Institute model terms of reference—audit committeeThis document has been reproduced by kind permission of The Chartered...
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12th Aug
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The Chartered Governance Institute model terms of reference—executive committeesThis document has been reproduced by kind permission of The Chartered...
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12th Aug
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The Chartered Governance Institute model terms of reference—nomination committeeThis document has been reproduced by the Chartered Governance...
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12th Aug
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The Chartered Governance Institute model terms of reference—remuneration committeeCGI’s model terms of reference, reproduced in this Precedent...
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12th Aug
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Appointment and re-election of directors—UK listed companies—corporate governance aspectsThe UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) of the Financial...
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Produced in partnership with Advanced Boardroom Excellence 12th Aug
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The remuneration committeeThe UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is the benchmark for good governance...
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12th Aug
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Directors’ remuneration—quoted and unquoted traded companiesThis Practice Note outlines the regulatory framework for remuneration of directors of...
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12th Aug
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The audit committeeThe UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), which is issued and administered by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is the...
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12th Aug
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2017–2019 Corporate governance reforms [Archived]This archived Practice Note provided an overview of various corporate governance reforms that were...
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12th Aug

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