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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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
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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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Ordinary resolution of a company to approve a loan to a director, a connected person or related arrangementsOrdinary resolution[That the loan for the...
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12th Aug
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The Chartered Governance Institute guidance—a sample non-executive director’s appointment letterThis document has been reproduced by kind permission...
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12th Aug
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Declaration of a director’s interests in a proposed transaction or arrangement—notice in writingThe directors[Insert name of...
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12th Aug
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Ordinary resolution of a company to approve a credit transaction for the benefit of a director, a connected person or related arrangementsOrdinary...
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Ordinary resolution of a holding company to approve a credit transaction entered into by a subsidiary company for the benefit of a director of the...
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12th Aug
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Ordinary resolution of a holding company approving a payment by a subsidiary company to a director for loss of officeOrdinary resolution[That the...
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12th Aug
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Articles—directors’ conflicts of interest provisions1Directors’ conflicts of interest1.1Subject to the provisions of the Companies Act 2006 and...
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12th Aug
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Ordinary resolution of a holding company to approve a loan by a subsidiary company to a director of the holding company, a connected person or related...
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12th Aug
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Board minutes for the approval or ratification of a company’s entry into documentsCompany number: [insert number][insert company name] [LIMITED OR...
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12th Aug
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Declaration of a director’s interests in a proposed transaction or arrangement—general noticeThe directors[Insert name of company] ([Company])[Insert...
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12th Aug
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Written resolutions—directorsTo: The Directors[insert company name][insert company address]Dear [Directors OR Secretary][[insert company name]]...
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12th Aug
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Resolution—directors’ conflictsOrdinary resolution:That...
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12th Aug
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Ordinary resolution of a company to approve a quasi-loan to a director, a connected person or related arrangementsOrdinary resolution[That the...
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12th Aug
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Written resolutions—sole director[[Insert company name]] Limited (the Company)[Insert company address][Insert date]I, as sole director of the Company,...
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12th Aug
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Resolution—approving a substantial property transaction between a director, a holding company director or their connected person and the...
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12th Aug
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Deed of indemnity—company director (qualifying third-party indemnity)This Deed is made on [insert date]Parties1[insert name of company][ a company]...
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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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Credit transactions for the benefit of directors—consequences of a failure to obtain members’ approvalThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains...
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12th Aug
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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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12th Aug
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Company secretary—role, responsibilities and liabilitiesDefinitionA public company must have a company secretary (as required by section 271 of the...
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