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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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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some Companies House filing and other administrative procedures have been...
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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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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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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Albania; Australia; Austria; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil;...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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This Practice Note aims to help in-house lawyers identify and measure legal risks faced by their organisation.Identifying legal riskTo be effective,...
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9th Apr
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Written specifically for in-house lawyers in listed public companies newly tasked with company secretarial responsibilities, this guide aims to...
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24th Mar
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What regulations need to be complied with and who is responsible for compliance programmes?In an organisation which is in a regulated sector, the...
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26th Feb
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This Practice Note, written for in-house lawyers, provides guidance on how to work effectively with senior managers to identify legal risks and sets...
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26th Feb
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For the purposes of this Q&A, we have assumed the company is incorporated in England and Wales and as such the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) applies...
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