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Directors' Remuneration Reporting: New Rules For Certain Publicly Traded Companies
There will be some changes to the rules on directors' remuneration reporting in the Companies Act 2006 to reflect the requirements of the EU Shareholder Rights Directive II which EU member states must implement by 10 June 2019.
UK
28 May 2019
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Brexit - Key Issues For The Regulation Of Companies And Corporate M&A Transactions
Although the regulation of companies and corporate M&A transactions will remain largely unchanged by Brexit, a UK withdrawal from the EU will see some changes to the regulatory framework.
UK
1 Feb 2019
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No Change To Pre-Emption Group Statement Of Principles
The Pre-Emption Group has confirmed that it does not intend to change the pre-emption thresholds in its 2015 Statement of Principles as a result of the new Prospectus Regulation (EU) 2017/1129...
UK
28 Dec 2017
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Warranty Claims: The Importance Of Complying With The Contractual Requirements
Another recent case on warranty claims under a share purchase agreement highlights once again the importance of ensuring that any warranty claim is made strictly in accordance with the claims notification provisions in the agreement.
UK
19 Jul 2016
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Warranty Claims: Excluding Seller Liability
A share purchase agreement will invariably include a seller protection setting out time limits on the buyer's right to bring a claim.
UK
19 Jul 2016
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Market Abuse Regulation Comes Into Force
Most of the EU Market Abuse Regulation (Reg 596/2014) (MAR) took direct effect in EU/EEA member states, including the UK, on 3 July 2016.
UK
19 Jul 2016
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Companies House: Changes To Filing Fees And Statements Of Capital
Companies should be aware that, from 30 June 2016, there are some small changes to the fees payable to Companies House and to the information required on any statement of capital filed at Companies House.
UK
19 Jul 2016
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Where Next For The Regulation Of Companies And Corporate Transactions In The UK?
The establishment and regulation of companies in the UK has, since the UK joined the EEC in 1973, remained primarily a matter for UK domestic law.
UK
19 Jul 2016
9
Deciding Fair Value Under Pre-Emption Provisions In A Company's Articles
A High Court decision involved interpreting the pre-emption provisions in a company's articles. The court had to consider the basis on which the appointed accountants should value the shares which the defendants wished to transfer.
UK
14 Apr 2016
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Deciding Fair Value Under Pre-Emption Provisions In A Company's Articles
A recent High Court decision involved interpreting the pre-emption provisions in a company's articles. In particular, the court had to consider the basis on which the appointed accountants should value the shares which the defendants wished to transfer.
UK
13 Apr 2016
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Term Sheet May Be Legally Binding
A recent High Court decision has considered the contractual status of a document described as a "term sheet" which related to an investment in a joint venture company.
UK
13 Apr 2016
12
Financial Conduct Authority Prospectus Rules Updated
In November 2015, the European Commission adopted a legislative proposal for a new Prospectus Regulation which will, in due course, repeal and replace the current Prospectus Directive...
UK
12 Apr 2016
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Companies Act 2006: Implementation Of Outstanding Changes Made By The Small Business, Enterprise And Employment Act 2015
The table below shows the current timetable for bringing in the remaining key changes to the Companies Act 2006.
UK
28 Jan 2016
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Directors' Duties: The Proper Purpose Test
It is not enough that the directors have acted in what they believed to be in the best interests of the company.
UK
28 Jan 2016
15
Companies Act 2006: New Rules On People With Significant Control
From 6 April 2016, UK-incorporated companies and LLPs will have to collect and keep information about people with significant control over them.
UK
28 Jan 2016
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Interpretation Of Material Adverse Effect Condition In A Share Purchase Agreement
This is a rare example of a reported case on a material adverse effect condition in a share purchase agreement.
UK
21 Oct 2015
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Warranty Claims: The Importance Of Giving Notice Correctly
This recent High Court decision highlights the importance of following the relevant clauses of a share purchase agreement when giving notice of a warranty claim.
UK
20 Jul 2015
18
Bearer Shares Banned
A company whose articles of association authorise the issue of bearer shares can amend its articles without having to pass a special resolution or comply with any provision for entrenchment.
UK
20 Jul 2015
19
Clarification Of Share Buyback Rules
Regulations introduced in 2013 relaxed certain Companies Act 2006 rules that would otherwise apply when a company undertakes a buyback of its shares.
UK
20 Apr 2015
20
Changes To Increase Transparency And Accountability, Remove Red Tape And Prevent Abuse
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015. It covers a diverse range of subjects, including changes to companies legislation.
UK
20 Apr 2015
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