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A director who is in any way, directly or indirectly, interested in:•a proposed transaction or arrangement with the company of which they are a...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note summarises the traditional fiduciary duties of company directors, including the duty to act in the best interests of the company,...
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9th Nov
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Albania; Australia; Austria; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil;...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the obligation of an issuer who issues or proposes to issue financial instruments which are within the scope of the...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) IMPACT: Certain filing and registration deadlines are extended by temporary measures introduced to mitigate the consequences of...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some Companies House filing and other administrative procedures have been...
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9th Nov
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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...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note focuses on how a company secretary of a public company (as defined) or a private company (as defined) may be removed.It does not...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note has been produced in partnership with Guy Pendell, Liz Williams and Kushal Gandhi of CMS.STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is under...
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9th Nov
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The Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) is an independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-sized quoted companies. One...
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9th Nov
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As a corporation (as defined) has no physical presence, it must appoint an individual to attend and act on its behalf at a general meeting of a...
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9th Nov

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BackgroundHistorically the UK’s corporate governance regime has been focused on publicly listed companies with the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG...
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23rd Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Notice contains guidance that may be affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, specifically in relation...
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12th Apr
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The UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), which is issued and administered by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is the benchmark for good...
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12th Apr
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Ordinary resolution:That the directors’ remuneration policy set out on pages [insert page no.] to [...
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9th Apr
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Ordinary resolution:That the directors’ remuneration report (oth...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Bermuda; Brazil; China; France; Germany; Hungary; India; Indonesia; Italy;...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Austria; France; Germany; Hong Kong; Ireland; Japan; Luxembourg;...
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9th Apr
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The UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) sets out standards of good practice in relation to leadership and effectiveness of the board of...
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8th Apr
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The Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) is an independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-sized quoted companies. One...
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8th Apr
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This guidance, dated June 2013, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI), helps...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note outlines the regulatory framework for remuneration of directors of quoted and unquoted traded companies against the current...
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7th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance that may be affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. For further details of its...
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7th Apr
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Sustainability toolkitWe have produced a sustainability toolkit, which aims to help practitioners advising businesses on sustainability, by bringing...
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7th Apr
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At 11pm (GMT) on 31 January 2020 (exit day), the United Kingdom left the European Union in accordance with a ratified Withdrawal Agreement between the...
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6th Apr
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This Practice Note provides a navigational guide and further links to the company secretarial resources available within Lexis®PSL so as to assist...
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1st Apr
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Since the report on the recommendations of the government-backed review by Lord Davies of Abersoch of gender diversity on listed company boards was...
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31st Mar
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The non-executive director (NED) is not a statutory creation and is, essentially, a creature of corporate governance. There is no legal distinction in...
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24th Mar
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The concept of independence is key to provisions in the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) on board effectiveness, including on board and board...
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Produced in partnership with Advanced Boardroom Excellence 24th Mar
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BackgroundThe remuneration of quoted company executive directors is subject to greater shareholder, media and political scrutiny than ever before.In...
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24th Mar
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The UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is the benchmark for good governance of listed companies. It...
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24th Mar

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