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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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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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It is often said that running a business means taking risks and that the biggest risk an entrepreneur can take is not to think about risk at all. A...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Bourlet 25th Mar
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This Practice Note is intended for in-house lawyers. It explains how to create a legal risk register, a tool that allows you to collate all your legal...
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25th 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
Precedents
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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