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STOP PRESS: The General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the GDPR) introduces substantial amendments to EU and UK data protection law and replaces the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998) and Directive 95/46/EC (the Data Protection Directive) as of 25 May 2018. This Precedent has not been drafted for compliance with the GDPR but it will be updated to reflect the changes to data protection law as a result of the GDPR regime in due course. For further information on the GDPR, see Practice Note: The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For precedent (private sector) data processing provisions which comply with the GDPR and DPA 1998 (including audit provisions) and related commentary see Precedent: Data processing provisions—GDPR compliant—pro-controller.
means any of the following:
the Authority's internal and external auditors;
the Authority's statutory or regulatory auditors;
the Comptroller and Auditor General, their staff and/or any appointed representatives of the National Audit Office;
HM Treasury or the Cabinet Office;
any party formally appointed by the Authority to carry out audit or similar review functions;
successors or assigns of any of the above;
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Dividends involve a distribution of cash or a distribution of non-cash assets (known as a distribution in kind or a distribution in specie).A scrip dividend (in a tax context, sometimes referred to as a stock dividend) allows a shareholder to receive new shares in a company as an alternative to a
ContractWhere a contract is made by two or more parties it may contain a promise or obligation made by two or more of those parties. Any such promise may be:•joint•several, or•joint and severalWhether an undertaking is joint, several, or joint and several in contract is a question of construction
This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your matter is proceeding, you may also need to be mindful of additional provisions—see further below.Note: this Practice Note does not deal with the
Produced with input from Rebecca Cousin of Slaughter and May on market practice.This Practice Note summarises the rules and guidance in relation to parties who are, or may be presumed to be, acting in concert for the purposes of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (the Code). In particular the
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