Corporate Law

Today, you’re advising an entrepreneur on a new start up. Tomorrow, you might be facilitating a fundraising on the financial markets. Whatever the challenge, LexisPSL Corporate is the place to start.

You’ll find the answers you need in clear, concise practice notes written by experts who’ve been there before – with direct links to the relevant regulatory rules, the Takeover Code and other primary sources. Our news, commentary and all-important market updates make it easy for you to stay on top of the latest developments.

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A limited company may hold, or deal with, shares in itself, if certain conditions set out in the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) are met. Those shares...
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4th May
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What is a company limited by guarantee?Limited companies can be either limited by shares or by guarantee. A company limited by guarantee is a type of...
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What is a co-operative or community benefit society?A co-operative society or community benefit society (previously known as industrial and provident...
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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Rules 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 of the AIM Rules for Companies (AIM Rules), which deal with the...
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A demerger is a transaction whereby a business carried on by a company within a group is taken out of that group and run under separate management but...
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4th May
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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Chapter 5 of the Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules (DTR 5), which deals with the...
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4th May
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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Rule 34 of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code), which deals with shareholder withdrawal...
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A registered society is a body corporate with limited liability and its own legal personality, registered by the Financial Conduct Authority under the...
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4th May
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This Practice Note discusses the Principles of Corporate Governance (Principles) published by the Group of 20 (G20) and the Organisation for Economic...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Brenda Hannigan of University of Southampton 4th May
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The concept of independence is key to provisions in the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) on board effectiveness, including on board and board...
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Produced in partnership with Advanced Boardroom Excellence 4th May
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A redesignation of shares involves a change in the name of some or all of a class of shares that a company has in issue, without any change being made...
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Produced in partnership with Julian Henwood of Gowling WLG 4th May
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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Rule 3 of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code), which deals with the requirement for the...
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4th May
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This Practice Note is part of the Share purchase transaction toolkit.In order to effect all aspects of the transaction, each share purchase...
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4th May
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The Directors[insert company name][insert company address][insert date]Dear Directors,[insert company name] Limited (the Company)[I, OR We,][insert...
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The UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) sets out standards of good practice in relation to leadership...
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Project [insert project name]Prepared for [Insert addressee name][Insert date of report]INDEXReportA. IntroductionB. Executive summaryC. Detailed...
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. Given the extensive data flows between the EEA and UK, equivalent EEA data...
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. This Practice Note introduces:•the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation...
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. Given the extensive data flows between the EEA and UK, equivalent EEA data...
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This Practice Note tracks domestic legislation introduced as part of the UK government’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It includes...
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This Practice Note is part of the Share purchase transaction toolkit.Both the buyer and seller will need to make preparations for the conduct of due...
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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: The draft Financial Services Bill proposes to make changes to the UK Market Abuse Regulation including, in relation to Article 19,...
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Jeremy Edwards of Baker McKenzie 29th Jan
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This Agreement is made on [insert date]Parties1The persons listed in Schedule 1 (the Partners) trading as [insert partnership name] (the Partnership);...
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Dated [insert date] IntroductionThis legal due diligence questionnaire relates to the proposed purchase by [insert buyer name] (Newco) of the entire...
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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: As part of review of the UK funds regime and in particular, a consultation on the tax treatment of asset holding companies, the...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Shah of Simmons & Simmons LLP based on material originally written by Charles Goddard of Rosetta Tax LLP 29th Jan
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Last updated 6 January 2021Tracker overviewThis tracker summarises legislative and regulatory developments from 2001 to the present day in relation to...
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This Practice Note is part of the Lexis®PSL Corporate private equity buyout transaction toolkit.As well as deciding whether the transaction should be...
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This Practice Note sets out the scope and application of the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer)...
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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Produced in partnership with CLT Envirolaw 29th Jan
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Bermuda; Brazil; China; France; Germany; Hungary; India; Indonesia; Italy;...
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Precedents
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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