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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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9th Nov

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Where organisations trade internationally (ie where the organisation trades or operates in other jurisdictions and/or where the entity you trade with...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Stevens of ASB Law 9th Apr
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Why you need to manage this riskArticle 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) (and its UK national equivalent—Chapter I of...
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Produced in partnership with Andrij Jurkiw of Womble Bond Dickinson 9th Apr
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Why you need to manage this riskArticle 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (and the UK national equivalent, Chapter II of the...
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Produced in partnership with Andrij Jurkiw of Womble Bond Dickinson 9th Apr
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Why you need to identify the key stakeholdersWho is responsible for risk in a company or organisation? The answer may seem trite, but it is, of...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Stevens of ASB Law 9th Apr
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Why you need to manage this riskThe Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA 2017) received royal assent on 27 April 2017. It includes new corporate offences...
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9th Apr
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Why you need to manage this riskData protection is one of the most challenging areas of risk management—the law is complex and wide-ranging, it...
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9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Why you need to manage this riskThis risk management guide seeks to help you...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryant of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 9th Apr
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The rules on direct marketing affect almost every organisation in the UK. Deciding whether you can engage in a marketing campaign involves navigating...
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Produced in partnership with Hamish Corner (Partner) and Katie-Claire Lloyd (Associate) of Penningtons Manches LLP 9th Apr
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The extent of the restrictions imposed by regulators or government will largely dictate the nature of the risks that you need to manage for your...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Bourlet 6th Apr
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This risk management guide is intended for commercial organisations in the UK. It identifies five key priorities for managing the risks associated...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Bourlet 25th Mar
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Why you need to manage this riskKey business assets are the organisation’s assets which are essential to its continued function and whose loss would...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Bourlet 25th Mar
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This risk management guide is intended for commercial organisations in the UK. It identifies five key priorities in relation to standard terms and...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Bourlet 25th Mar
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Why you need to manage this riskAll organisations need to buy ‘stuff’. Office supplies, raw materials, key IT infrastructure, business consultancy...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Bourlet 25th Mar
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Why you need to manage this riskContract management is often seen by the business as an activity which is aimed not at ‘finding fault’ but is instead...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Bourlet 25th Mar
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Why you need to manage this riskThe outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) in early 2020 could be the most significant event to impact the world economy...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Bourlet 25th Mar
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Why you need to manage this riskThe Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA 2015) has pushed issues of modern slavery and human trafficking up the corporate...
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24th Mar
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Why you need to manage this riskInformation is an asset. Preserving and protecting that asset is critical to the commercial success of any...
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15th Mar
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Why you need to manage this riskThe purpose of corporate governance is to help build an environment of trust, transparency and accountability...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Hillary of BDO and Charles Portsmouth of BDO 26th Feb
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Why you need to manage this riskThe Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) came into force on 1 July 2011. It includes corporate offences of failure to prevent...
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25th Feb
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Why you need to manage this riskConfidential information is one of the most valuable assets of any business. Confidentiality is frequently the best...
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Produced in partnership with Ishika Patel of Lawyers on Demand 25th Feb

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