Takeover Code—Rule 26—Documents to be published on a website

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

  • Takeover Code—Rule 26—Documents to be published on a website
  • Mini-index
  • Rule 26—Setting the scene
  • Rule 26.1—Documents, announcements and information to be published on a website during an offer
  • Rule 26.2—Documents to be published on a website following the announcement of a firm offer
  • Rule 26.3—Documents to be published on a website following the making of an offer
  • Note 4 on Rule 26
  • Guidance on the interpretation of Rule 26
  • Rule 26—Related Code Rules, Notes and Appendices

Takeover Code—Rule 26—Documents to be published on a website

This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Rule 26 of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code), which deals with the requirements for certain documents, announcements and information to be published on a website during an offer. It highlights relevant materials, commentary and guidance from the Panel, as well as Lexis®PSL analysis and resources, to give practical guidance on the interpretation and application of Rule 26. Materials covered in this Resource Note include:

  1. Practice Statements issued by the Panel Executive (the body that carries out the day-to-day work of takeover supervision and regulation) (Executive) to provide informal guidance as to how the Executive normally interprets and applies the Code

  2. Panel Statements published by the Panel (P/S) and Panel Instruments

  3. Public Consultation Papers (PCP) and Response Statements (RS) published by the Code Committee

  4. Annual Reports published by the Panel containing discussion of general issues (Annual Reports)

  5. relevant Lexis®PSL and LexisLibrary resources

Mini-index

Rule 26—Setting the scene

Rule 26.1—Documents, announcements and information to be published on a website during an offer

Rule 26.2—Documents to be published on a website following the announcement of a firm offer

Rule 26.3—Documents to be published on a website following the making of an offer

Guidance on the interpretation of Rule 26

Rule 26—Related Code Rules, Notes and Appendices

Rule 26—Setting the scene

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