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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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Like a fresh batch of New Year’s resolutions, it is easy to start a new job with a whole host of good intentions, then 12 months down the line, you...
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9th Apr
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Most of us are chatting from dawn until dusk with family, friends, colleagues and clients, we converse without even pausing to think about it. In this...
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9th Apr
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The overwhelming evidence is that verbal communication is the most effective, in the following order: face-to-face; video conferencing; telephone. See...
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9th Apr
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Non-verbal communication makes up around 55% of a message which is communicated face to face, so we need to ensure that our actions back up our words....
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9th Apr
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Operating as a 'legal business person' is something most of us aspire to but what are the practical things we can do to achieve that?In this Practice...
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9th Apr
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There are obstacles and barriers that will inevitably get in the way of your development. In this Practice Note, we will look at what these are and...
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9th Apr
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Managing risk is central to the role of in-house lawyers, whichever organisation you work for. This Practice Note is an introduction for junior...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Notes focuses on 15 practical steps you can take to develop and build on your commercial business skills.1Focus on your network: Map it...
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9th Apr
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When a question arrives by email, it is probably most convenient to answer it with another email—but what other communication channels are available...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note focuses on common pitfalls in the way we communicate and offers some practical tips based on the experiences of respected General...
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9th Apr
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When lawyers are working in a commercial environment it’s easy for a gulf of communication to open up between 'legal speak' and 'commercial speak—in...
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9th Apr
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The term 'legal business person' could be defined in many different ways. In this Practice Note, we will cover:•what we mean by 'legal business...
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9th Apr
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This toolkit contains a series of Practice Notes covering a range of topics to help junior in-house lawyers get to grips with their new role.The...
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9th Apr
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Formal presentations strike fear in to the heart of many of us, but there are a whole host of things we can do to make things easier for ourselves....
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9th Apr
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All disciplines have their own shorthand or language that is understood intuitively by all those with a similar training and education. Unfortunately,...
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9th Apr
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This series of Practice Notes has been developed with the aim of helping lawyers who are new to working in-house, to develop their influencing skills...
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3rd Mar
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In the previous Practice Notes: What we mean by influencing? and Why do we need to influence? we considered what influencing is and why we need to do...
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3rd Mar
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1ObjectivesProvide a summary of your key objectives here.For example:In order to comply with the requirements of the Bribery Act 2010, we need to...
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3rd Mar
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This Practice Note looks at the framework of influencing skills and contains a series of interviews with General Counsels which explore the skills...
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3rd Mar
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In previous Practice Notes, we looked at why we need influencing skills, the theory behind them, how we develop our own 'brand' and also some thoughts...
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3rd Mar

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