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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 association, and...

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BREXIT IMPACT: The information to be given when appointing a corporate secretary will be affected by Brexit. For further details, see Impact of Brexit on appointment of...

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BREXIT IMPACT: The information to be given when appointing a corporate director will be affected by Brexit. For further details, see Impact of Brexit on appointment of...

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A company having a share capital may have separate classes of shares. As a general rule, a type of share will form a separate class from other shares in a company if the...

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This Practice Note considers the nature of shares in a company and the classes into which they can be divided. If a company has shares of different classes, then class...

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Directors are the agents of a company who manage its day-to-day business and owe a number of duties to it. The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) codified for the first time...

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What is a company? A company is a separate legal entity, distinct from its members. It is owned by its members and it is managed by its directors. It is regulated by the...

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A minority shareholder in a company does not have much power to influence its management and, therefore, sometimes their interests are disregarded. Should they need to...

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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 discuss how a company...

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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 resign. It does not discuss how a company...

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A company’s share capital comprises the number of shares it has issued and allotted to shareholders at any given time. This Practice Note considers the rules relating to...

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