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There is no specific statutory restriction on a company withdrawing a resolution after the notice of the meeting has been sent. However, a number of...
21st Apr
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This Q&A specifically considers private limited companies, as it is not possible for a public limited company to reduce the period of 21 days’ notice...
21st Apr
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Sections 29–30 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) require all special resolutions to be filed with the Registrar within 15 days. Failure to do so...
21st Apr
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Section 283 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) defines a special resolution as 'a resolution passed by a majority of not less than 75%' of the...
21st Apr
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There are two main types of shareholder resolution: 'ordinary' and 'special'. There are also specific ordinary resolutions which require 'special...
21st Apr
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Subject to the distributing company having sufficient distributable reserves and any restrictions in its articles of association, there is some...
20th Apr
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As this question indicates, the redemption provisions under the Companies Act 1985 (CA 1985) were repealed by the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006)....
Produced in partnership with Professor Andrew McGee of Kings Chambers 16th Apr
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Retained EU law is a legal concept describing EU-derived legislation, rights and principles the UK plans to preserve in UK law after Brexit. It is a...
Produced in partnership with Mathias Cheung of Atkin Chambers 15th Apr
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Impact of BrexitBrexit will have no automatic impact on the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998), or the incorporation of the European Convention on Human...
Produced in partnership with Alison Meacher of Hardwicke Chambers 15th Apr
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The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) and the Company, Limited Liability Partnership and Business (Names and Trading Disclosures) Regulations 2015, SI...
15th Apr
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The statutory provisions governing the revision of defective accounts and reports are set out in:•Part 15 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006),...
9th Apr
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Important note: The Retained Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (UK GDPR) regime described in this Q&A is the regime which is expected to apply once the...
9th Apr
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The Prospectus Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 will apply in the EU from 21 July 2019 but some provisions apply from an earlier date including...
9th Apr
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The prohibition against insider dealing is set out in Article 14 of Regulation (EU) 596/2014 (the Market Abuse Regulation) (MAR) which states that a...
9th Apr
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When a private limited company buys back shares, those shares must be paid for on purchase, unless it is buying back the shares for the purposes of,...
8th Apr
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Where a party to a contract which has been guaranteed is being replaced by another party, and the party being replaced is the beneficiary of the...
8th Apr
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The procedure for a scheme of arrangement is set out in the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006), and so is not subject to the amendments of the Insolvency...
Produced in partnership with Ryan Hocking of Hardwicke Chambers 8th Apr

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