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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The agreement of the members of a company is required to make certain changes to a company, such as amending its constitution, name or share capital,...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note summarises the traditional fiduciary duties of company directors, including the duty to act in the best interests of the company,...
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9th Nov
Precedents
Definitions Delete the existing definition of ‘Consideration’ in Precedent: Share purchase agreement—pro-buyer—corporate...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the obligation of an issuer who issues or proposes to issue financial instruments which are within the scope of the...
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9th Nov
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A ratchet in private equity is a mechanism to vary the amount of equity held by founders, managers and employees post-investment.In a venture capital...
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9th Nov
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Shares in a company may be allotted or transferred to any number of holders (whether they are natural persons or corporate entities) to be held...
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The Prospectus Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 came into force on 20 July 2017 and its provisions came fully into effect in Member States on 21 July 2019....
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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...
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9th Nov
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A minority member in a company does not have much power to influence its management or any majority member(s) and, therefore, sometimes their...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note examines the law and practice on giving irrevocable commitments or undertakings or letters of intent in the context of a public...
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9th Nov
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The Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) is an independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-sized quoted companies. One...
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9th Nov
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IntroductionA most favoured nation (MFN) clause entitles an investor to have visibility of side letter entitlements of other investors in the private...
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Produced in partnership with William Jones of RPC 12th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some Companies House filing and other administrative procedures have been...
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9th Nov
Precedents
Please note that this precedent is for information only and is a memorandum setting out the details of the Model Code that was contained in the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the unique contractual status of the articles of association between the company and its members, primarily under s 33(1)...
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9th Nov
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As a corporation (as defined) has no physical presence, it must appoint an individual to attend and act on its behalf at a general meeting of a...
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This Practice Note sets out the areas of UK tax law that are affected by the UK's exit from the European Union (EU) (Brexit) and how.As of exit day...
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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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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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The government has announced a number of measures in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis either that relate specifically to the UK tax...
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29th Jan
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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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29th Jan
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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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29th Jan
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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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29th Jan
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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
Precedents
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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29th Jan
Precedents
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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29th Jan
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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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29th Jan
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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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29th Jan
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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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29th Jan
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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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29th Jan
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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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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