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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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This Practice Note focuses on the law and practice relating to the appointment of directors and how a director can retire or resign. It examines the...
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1st Mar
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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 appointed. It does not...
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1st Mar
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This Practice Note considers the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) requirements for boards to engage with, and have regard to the interests of,...
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1st Mar
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This Practice Note summarises the application, purpose and provisions of the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), which is administered by the...
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1st Mar
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The main directors’ duties developed by the courts were set out in statute for the first time in sections 171–177 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006),...
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1st Mar
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The regime for registering charges created by a company at Companies House, as described in this Practice Note, is set out in Part 25 of the Companies...
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1st Mar
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There are statutory provisions relating to the liability of an auditor of a company and the limits that may be placed upon it. Prior to 6 April 2008,...
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1st Mar
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to corporate governance for in-house lawyers new to the role, focusing on the narrow concept of corporate...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Webster and Tom Garbett of Pinsent Masons 1st Mar
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Ordinary resolutionThat[insert name of audit firm] be [appointed OR re-app...
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1st Mar
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Key drivers for voluntary environmental reportingA company may choose to report on environmental matters:•to gain a better understanding of its...
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Produced in partnership with CLT Envirolaw 26th Feb
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Reasons for reporting GHG emissionsPressure for companies and governments to report on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions has been mounting over the last...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 26th Feb
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Companies operating in the UK may be required to report on environmental matters in accordance with:•the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006)•accounting...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 26th Feb
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Private and public sector organisations are increasingly required to report on their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The extent of a company’s GHG...
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Produced in partnership with CLT Envirolaw 26th Feb
Precedents
[Insert date]Dear [insert name of addressee]Register of People with Significant Control—Notice to a legal entity under section 790E of the Companies...
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26th Feb
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[Insert date]Dear [insert name of addressee],Register of People with Significant Control—Notice to an individual under section 790D of the Companies...
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26th Feb
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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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26th Feb
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[Insert date]Dear [insert name of addressee]Register of People with Significant Control—Notice to an individual under section 790E of the Companies...
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26th Feb
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[Insert date]Dear [insert name of addressee],Register of People with Significant Control—Notice to a legal entity under section 790D of the Companies...
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26th Feb
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Ordinary resolution:That [insert name of director], who is reti...
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26th Feb

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