Takeovers—legal and regulatory

View Corporate by content type:

Latest Corporate News

Featured Corporate content

Practice notes
BREXIT IMPACT: The law as set out in this Practice Note may be affected by Brexit. For further details on the potential impact of Brexit, see Impact...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
A director who is in any way, directly or indirectly, interested in:•a proposed transaction or arrangement with the company of which they are a...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
The principle definedCompany decisions are made by way of resolutions of the shareholders. There are three ways in which a resolution of a company may...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Philip Hinks of 3 Verulam Buildings (3VB) 12th Jan
Practice notes
What is an intention to float announcement?An intention to float announcements (ITF) is generally the first announcement to the public by an issuer of...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Louise Wolfson. 12th Jan
Practice notes
What is an unregistered company?An unregistered company is a rare form of incorporated company that is not formed or registered under the Companies...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
The underwriters or initial purchasers in an international securities offering will customarily require that the issuer's accountants provide one or...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Peter Kohl of Hogan Lovells International LLP 12th Jan
Practice notes
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....
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note summarises the procedure to amend or change a company’s articles of association in accordance with the Companies Act 2006 (CA...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
A company having a share capital may have separate classes of shares. As a general rule, a type of share will form a separate class from other shares...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
A minority member in a company does not have much power to influence its management or any majority member(s) and, therefore, sometimes their...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
The Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) is an independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-sized quoted companies. One...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
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...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note outlines the written resolution method directors may adopt to take decisions instead of holding board meetings. It also considers...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
It is a fundamental rule of English company law that a limited company having a share capital must maintain that capital. This capital maintenance...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Tessa Park of Moore Kingston Smith 12th Jan
Precedents
DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
Read More >
9th Nov

Most recent Takeovers—legal and regulatory content

Practice notes
NOTE: This archived Practice Note summarises the European regime governing mergers between companies based in at least two different member states of...
Read More >
24th Feb
Practice notes
Produced with input from Rebecca Cousin of Slaughter and May on market practice.This Practice Note looks at the detailed procedures to be followed to...
Read More >
22nd Feb
Practice notes
The UK merger regime is voluntary, which means that if a transaction falls within the scope of the UK merger rules, there is no requirement to seek...
Read More >
22nd Feb
Practice notes
If a transaction falls under the concept of a notifiable ‘concentration’ within the meaning of the EU Merger Regulation and meets the EU Merger...
Read More >
22nd Feb
Practice notes
The merger control rules of the UK are contained in the Enterprise Act 2002, as amended. Under the UK merger control rules, the Competition and...
Read More >
22nd Feb
Practice notes
Brexit impactThe operation of the UK takeovers regime has been affected by Brexit. For the purposes of this note, the principal change relates to the...
Read More >
18th Feb
Practice notes
Brexit impactThe operation of the UK takeovers regime has been affected by Brexit. For further details of its impact, see Practice Note: Brexit—UK...
Read More >
18th Feb
Practice notes
References in this glossary to Rules and Notes are to the rules of, and notes to, The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code) and references to the...
Read More >
18th Feb
Practice notes
Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Bermuda; Brazil; Bulgaria; Canada; China; Denmark; Egypt;...
Read More >
17th Feb
Practice notes
Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Africa – A Regional Overview; Argentina; Austria; Czech Republic; Egypt;...
Read More >
17th Feb
Practice notes
STOP PRESS: The law and practice referred to in this Practice Note may be impacted by Brexit. For further information on the potential impact, see:...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Suzanne Rab of Serle Court 15th Feb
Practice notes
This Practice Note summarises the important amendments made to the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code) in September 2011. The changes were...
Read More >
14th Feb
Practice notes
Brexit impactThe operation of the UK takeover regime has been affected by Brexit, in particular in the following areas:•the loss of the ability to...
Read More >
14th Feb
Practice notes
The Market Tracker trend report provides in-depth analysis of the 42 firm offers, 45 possible offers and 13 formal sale processes and/or strategic...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Giles Distin of Addleshaw Goddard, Simon Wood of Addleshaw Goddard, Simon Allport of Bird & Bird, Alison Smith of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Selina Sagayam of Gibson Dunn, Adam Cain, Julian Stanier, Tom Matthews of White & Case, Dominic Ross of White & Case and Patrick Sarch Partner of White & Case 5th Feb
Practice notes
The Market Tracker trend report provides in-depth analysis of the 66 firm offers and 45 possible offers made for quoted companies subject to the...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Giles Distin of Addleshaw Goddard, Simon Wood of Addleshaw Goddard, Alison Smith of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Selina Sagayam of Gibson Dunn, Leon Ferera of Jones Day, Adam Cain, Julian Stanier, Tom Matthews of White & Case, Dominic Ross of White & Case, Patrick Sarch Partner of White & Case and Simon Allport of Bird & Bird 2nd Feb
Practice notes
The Market Tracker trend report provides in-depth analysis of the 12 firm offers and ten possible offers made for Main Market and AIM companies...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Giles Distin of Addleshaw Goddard, Simon Wood of Addleshaw Goddard, Alison Smith of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Selina Sagayam of Gibson Dunn, Leon Ferera of Jones Day, Adam Cain, Julian Stanier, Tom Matthews of White & Case, Dominic Ross of White & Case and Patrick Sarch Partner of White & Case 2nd Feb
Practice notes
Produced with input from Rebecca Cousin of Slaughter and May on market practice.This Practice Note summarises the rules and guidance in relation to...
Read More >
2nd Feb
Practice notes
This Practice Note explains what a public to private (P2P) transaction is and the applicable UK regulatory regime. It also considers specific issues a...
Read More >
1st Feb
Practice notes
At 11pm (GMT) on 31 January 2020 (exit day), the United Kingdom left the European Union in accordance with a ratified Withdrawal Agreement between the...
Read More >
1st Feb

Popular documents