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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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There are a number of statutory and regulatory controls and restrictions on the choice of company and business names. These are predominantly set out...
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26th Feb
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What is the requirement?Regulation 3 of the Reporting on Payment Practices Regulations 2017 (the Regulations), SI 2017/395, requires certain large...
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26th Feb
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In relation to a review period up to and including 29 June 2016, a company (or LLP) had a duty to deliver an annual return to Companies House which...
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26th Feb
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) IMPACT: Certain aspects of the PSC regime are affected by temporary measures introduced to mitigate the consequences of the...
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26th Feb
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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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26th Feb
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Unlike company general meetings and annual general meetings (AGMs), there are no specific provisions in the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) regulating...
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26th Feb
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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...
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26th Feb
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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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26th Feb
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This guidance, dated November 2018, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI), provides...
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26th Feb
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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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26th Feb
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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...
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26th Feb
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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...
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26th Feb
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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...
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26th Feb
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The [Secretary OR Directors][insert company name][insert company address][Insert date]Dear [[insert name] OR Company Secretary]Re: [insert company...
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26th Feb
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All companies (other than small companies) must prepare a strategic report for each financial year.CA 2006, s 415 requires all companies also to...
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26th Feb
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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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26th Feb
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The UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) sets out standards of good governance in relation to board...
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Produced in partnership with Advanced Boardroom Excellence 26th Feb
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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 26th Feb
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Directors, and in some cases shadow directors, owe numerous duties to a company. Many of those duties have been developed by the courts over hundreds...
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26th Feb
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A company applying for admission to trading on AIM (AIM admission) must meet the requirements of the AIM Rules for Companies (AIM Rules) as well as...
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26th Feb

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