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Brexit legislation trackerThis Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the...
17th Sep
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Quorum requirements for general meetings (including AGMs)This Practice Note summarises the law relating to quorum requirements for a company’s general...
17th Sep
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Adjourning a general meetingGeneral meetingsThe members of a private company can pass resolutions at general meetings of the company or by way of...
17th Sep
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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...
17th Sep
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Payments for a director’s loss of office—share transferThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains provisions relating to payments made by a company to...
17th Sep
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Payments for a director’s loss of office—transfer of an undertakingThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains provisions that require payments made by...
17th Sep
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Payments for a director’s loss of officeThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains provisions relating to payments made by a company to a director as...
17th Sep
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Electronic signaturesCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by procedural changes in response...
17th Sep
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Reasonable and best endeavoursThis Practice Note considers the terms ‘best endeavours’, ‘all reasonable endeavours’ and ‘reasonable endeavours’ that...
17th Sep
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Virtual execution of documentsCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by procedural changes in...
17th Sep
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Executing documents—deeds and simple contractsThis Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the execution of simple...
17th Sep
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Execution formalities—individualsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for individuals. It covers...
17th Sep
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Commercial agencyThis Practice Note considers the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 (the Commercial Agents Regulations), SI...
17th Sep
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Virtual execution under Scots lawIP COMPLETION DAY: The Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020. At this time (referred to in UK...
Produced in partnership with David Blair, Solicitor at Anderson Strathern 17th Sep
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DeedsUnder English law legally binding agreements can be made orally, in writing or by deed.This Practice Notice considers the circumstances in which...
17th Sep
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Execution formalities—companiesThis Practice Note provides practical guidance on the execution of documents by companies after 6 April 2008 (being the...
17th Sep
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Public children—contact with looked after childrenCoronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division,...
17th Sep
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Education supervision ordersCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020)....
17th Sep
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Member and employer pension contributions—tax reliefFORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: As promised in the Spring Budget 2020 (held on 11 March 2020), on 21 July...
Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 17th Sep
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Pension issues in employees’ settlement agreementsThis Practice Note looks at pensions-related issues that can arise under settlement agreements...
Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 17th Sep

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