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Redemption or purchase of a company's own shares summaryThere are two situations in which a company can acquire an interest in its own shares. Our summary explains when they arise and the procedures that need to be followed. Exception to the ruleGener... Read more
14 Dec 2018
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Reduction of share capital summaryIf a company needs to reduce its share capital, it must follow one of two procedures. Use our summary to guide you through the process.Exception to the ruleA company's share capital can only be reduced in certain circ... Read more
14 Dec 2018
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Directors' personal guaranteesBanks often require a company's directors to personally guarantee their company's borrowings. They sometimes want security for the guarantee over a director's assets as well. ProtectionThere is legal protection in place to s... Read more
07 Dec 2018
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Inspection and copying of company recordsShareholders and others have the right to inspect and obtain copies of many of the registers and records kept by a company. Our note summarises what records a company needs to keep and where, as well as who ca... Read more
07 Dec 2018
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Model signature clausesIt is important, both for the company and the signatory, that contracts and other documents are signed properly. Our model sets out appropriate signature clauses for different situations.Is execution required?In most cases, the... Read more
07 Dec 2018
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Non-statutory registersAs well as the various registers that companies have to keep by law, there are other registers of information that companies may find it useful to keep for their own records.Register of share applications and allotmentsThis rec... Read more
07 Dec 2018
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Competition law summaryThe penalties for falling foul of competition law can be significant. Our summary gives you the facts, as well as tips on what to look out for. The prohibitionsCompetition law seeks to create a level playing field in business b... Read more
04 Dec 2018
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Dormant companies summaryWhy would you want a dormant company, and are there any requirements associated with one? Just sleepingA dormant company is one that is does not trade, so why keep it on the register? Sometimes it's accidental - a business fiz... Read more
04 Dec 2018
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Joint ventures summaryIf you have a business idea but need some third party input to bring it to fruition, a joint venture might be the solution. Our summary takes you through the key points to consider.What is a joint venture?A joint venture (JV) de... Read more
04 Dec 2018
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Modern slavery and human trafficking statementLarger companies have to produce a statement setting out what they do to ensure that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in their business or supply chain. Use our drafting notes to help put t... Read more
04 Dec 2018
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