Corporate horizon scanning—2015 [Archived]
Corporate horizon scanning—2015 [Archived]

The following Corporate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Corporate horizon scanning—2015 [Archived]
  • 2015
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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note summarised key legal developments that were expected to impact corporate lawyers during 2015. It has not been updated since 2015. For new legal developments from January 2018 and beyond see Practice Note: Corporate horizon scanning—2018 and beyond.

2015

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January 2015

DateSubject matterDevelopment and BackgroundResources
1 January 2015Takeovers—Miscellaneous amendments to the Takeover CodeThe changes to the Takeover Code proposed in Panel consultation PCP 2014/1—Miscellaneous amendments to the Takeover Code— take effect.
On 16 July 2014, the Code Committee of the Takeover Panel issued a consultation on a number of diverse amendments to the detail of various provisions of the Code. The consultation period ended on 12 September 2014 and on 14 November 2014 the Code Committee issued RS 2014/1 in which it confirmed it had adopted the amendments with some modifications and re-drafting.
The changes include:
—changes to the disclosure requirements for irrevocable commitments, letters of intent and interests in relevant securities
—changes to the rules relating to 'no increase' or 'no extension' statements
—a new Appendix 8, introducing a modified form of the existing default auction procedure to

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