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Form of transfer of sharesThere are a number of circumstances in which shares in a company may be transferred, eg upon a sale of the shares, through...
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19th May
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Removal of a directorThis note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Appointment, retirement and resignation of a director.For an...
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19th May
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The Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) Corporate Governance CodeThe Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) is an independent membership organisation that...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules requirements—the annual financial reportThis Practice Note discusses the requirements of the Disclosure...
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Produced in partnership with Tessa Park of Moore Kingston Smith 19th May
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DTR Resource Note—DTR 5—Vote Holder and Issuer Notification RulesThis Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Chapter 5 of the Disclosure...
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19th May
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Redemption of shares—procedureThis Practice Note describes the procedure for a limited company to carry out redemption of its redeemable...
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19th May
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Supervision of traineesThe requirements when supervising trainees derive from the SRA Codes of Conduct and the SRA’s specific regulatory requirements...
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19th May
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Tailoring a shelf companyA person wishing to set up a new company has the following options:•they can incorporate a new company in accordance with the...
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19th May
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Insider listsThis Practice Note considers the obligation of an issuer who issues or proposes to issue financial instruments which are within the scope...
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19th May
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Introduction to retained EU lawThis Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law. It provides an overview of the key definitions and...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 19th May
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Corporate redomiciliation—can a non-UK company redomicile into the UK?It is possible for a non-UK incorporated company to redomicile to the UK....
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19th May
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Quasi-loans to directors, connected persons and related arrangements—requirement to obtain members’ approvalThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains...
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19th May
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Substantial property transactions—requirement to obtain members’ approvalThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains provisions that restrict and...
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19th May
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Matters reserved for the boardThe UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) sets out standards of good...
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19th May
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Getting the Deal Through: Merger Control 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Albania; Australia; Austria;...
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19th May

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Formulating a legal risk registerThis Practice Note is intended for in-house lawyers. It explains how to create a legal risk register, a tool that...
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16th May
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Legal risk management—the basicsIt is often said that running a business means taking risks and that the biggest risk an entrepreneur can take is not...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Bourlet 16th May
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Please click for the Precedent Legal risk register.Please note that this register has been prepared in Excel and it therefore cannot be downloaded to...
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30th Mar
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1Introduction1.1Date of report:[insert date]Date of last report:[insert date]Author of report:[insert name and role]1.2This report identifies key...
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23rd Mar
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1Introduction1.1This document sets out procedures for the legal team in relation to:1.1.1matter opening and file maintenance;1.1.2matter...
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22nd Mar
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This Precedent acts as a central register of all your compliance, human resource and health and safety policies, plans...
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22nd Mar
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Please complete and email this form to the [[insert details of person nominated to receive risk reports]].If you wish to make an anonymous report, you...
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22nd Mar
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Risk scorecard (matrix)Probability ratingScoreLikelihood of risk materialisingBenchmark1Very lowOnly expected to occur in exceptional circumstances[Up...
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19th Mar
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The purpose of this questionnaire is to identify potential business risks. Please spend no more than [insert time eg 30 minutes] completing this form...
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19th Mar
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1GeneralDate of audit[Insert date of audit]Person completing audit[State name and position of person completing audit]2External risksComplete the...
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19th Mar
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1Overall risk appetite[Insert organisation name] has a [low OR medium OR high] risk appetite overall. [Insert organisation name] will act in...
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19th Mar
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Key words or phrases referred to in these signing/authorisation limits are defined in the ‘Terms’ table—see section 1 below.1TermsWord or...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Bourlet 19th Mar
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Please click for the Precedent Legal risk register.Please note that this register has been prepared in Excel and it therefore cannot be downloaded to...
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19th Mar

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