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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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The agreement of the members of a company is required to make certain changes to a company, such as amending its constitution, name or share capital,...
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9th Nov
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BREXIT IMPACT: The law as set out in this Practice Note may be affected by Brexit. For further details on the potential impact of Brexit, see Impact...
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9th Nov
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What is a company's constitution?A company’s 'constitution' is defined under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) as including:•the company’s articles of...
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9th Nov
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Company directors are not, by virtue only of their office as director, automatically entitled under company law to remuneration for services as a...
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The structure of a negotiationWhen entering into any negotiation, be it a multimillion pound business deal or an agreeing the office coffee rota,...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 16th May
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The human side of negotiationWhen entering into any negotiation, be it a multimillion-pound business deal or agreeing the office coffee rota, there...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 16th May
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Standing your groundWhy do some people push your buttons?Practice Note Improving Your Assertiveness referred to the work of Eric Berne’s—see Improving...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 16th May
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Improving your assertivenessBeing able to put your point of view across in an assertive, confident manner is an essential skill for any legal...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 16th May
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Gaining influence within your organisationWritten for in-house lawyers, this note provides practical tips for gaining influence within your...
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16th May
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A guide to project management—Part 4: Project lifecycleProject lifecycleWhen managing a project or programme, it is likely to have key phases with...
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16th May
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An activity analysis case study This case study involved an activity analysis exercise for a global pharmaceutical business focusing on their EMEA...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Gilbert and Lawrence Smith of LBC Wise Counsel 16th May
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A guide to leadership for in-house counsel—Part 3: Power, politics and changeThis guide has been written to address the practicalities of leadership....
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16th May
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A suggested approach to project management•Structure the project. The initial project definition should be contained within a terms of reference...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Gilbert and Lawrence Smith of LBC Wise Counsel 16th May
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A guide to managing operations—Part 4: Operational success and customer focusOperations management qualities and behaviours for successA list of core...
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16th May
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A guide to leadership for in-house counsel—Part 4: Learning to be a leaderThis guide has been written to address the practicalities of leadership. If...
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16th May
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Financial glossaryTermMeaningAccounting reference dateWhen a company is incorporated, it will usually have an accounting reference date that is the...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Gilbert and Lawrence Smith of LBC Wise Counsel 16th May
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Who do we need to influence?In the previous Practice Notes: What we mean by influencing? and Why do we need to influence? we considered what...
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16th May
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A guide to project management—Part 5: New approaches to project managementNew approaches to project managementThe basic tools and techniques we have...
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16th May
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A guide to business strategy—Part 1: Introduction and strategy development processThis guideThis guide aims to give you the basics of the various...
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16th May
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Communications in a crisisEffective communication in a crisis can make the difference between survival and failure. As your company’s legal...
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16th May
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How to practice your influencing skillsThis Practice Note looks at the framework of influencing skills and contains a series of interviews with...
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16th May
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Participating in or leading projectsThis Practice Notes sets out tips for participating in or leading projects.In-house lawyers need project...
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16th May
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A guide to project management—Part 6: Additional readingAdditional readingIf you want to find out more about project management, here are some popular...
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