Classes of shares

Companies Act model articles

Company law considerations

Company reorganisations

Dilution of other shareholdings

EMI as natural choice

Exit strategy

Financial assistance

Immediate ownership v share options

Information standards

Joint share ownership plans

Leavers

Nominal value, paying up

PAYE on post-acquisition charges

Readily convertible assets

Restricted securities

SAYE (generally not suitable for)

Share incentive plans

Share valuation

Statutory schemes used for

Tailoring share rights

Trust assets, treatment of on company transactions

Valuation approaches

Vesting and performance conditions