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The People with Significant Control regime now applies to AIM companies

The People with Significant Control regime now applies to AIM companies

By | 18 Jul 2017

The People with Significant Control regime now applies to AIM companies New regulations came into force in the UK on 26 June 2017, which require AIM companies to comply with the "People with Significant Control" regime.

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Takeover Panel issues legal proceedings to compel Rule 9 mandatory offer to acquire Rangers International Football Club Plc

Takeover Panel issues legal proceedings to compel Rule 9 mandatory offer to acquire Rangers International Football Club Plc

By | 02 May 2017

The Takeover Panel has taken the unprecedented step of issuing legal proceedings against Mr David King to compel him to make a mandatory offer for Rangers International Football Club Plc.

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FCA takes unprecedented stance by ordering Tesco to compensate investors

FCA takes unprecedented stance by ordering Tesco to compensate investors

26 Apr 2017

For the first time, the Financial Conduct Authority has used its powers to order a listed company to compensate investors for market abuse.

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Legal entity identifiers and classification of regulatory information for main market companies

Legal entity identifiers and classification of regulatory information for main market companies

15 Feb 2017

New requirement for main market companies to provide the FCA with their legal entity identifier and to classify regulated information when announcements are made.

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Liability to investors

Liability to investors

15 Feb 2017

The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal by Roskilde, a Danish Bank, that it should compensate an investor who had acquired its subordinated loan notes.

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Failed attempt to block a takeover scheme by share-splitting

Failed attempt to block a takeover scheme by share-splitting

By | 15 Feb 2017

The High Court has recently rejected an attempt by shareholders to block a takeover, by scheme of arrangement, of Dee Valley Group plc by Severn Trent Water Limited.

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Takeover Panel gives the cold shoulder

Takeover Panel gives the cold shoulder

02 Feb 2017

The Panel has published a statement requiring the cold-shouldering of two individuals for systematically making false representations during an investigation into breaches of the Takeover code

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Aiming for too much transparency?

Aiming for too much transparency?

02 Feb 2017

UK AIM companies may lose their PSC register exemption in June 2017. Directors may be required to investigate shareholdings or risk fines and imprisonment

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Forward selling of placing shares leads to public censure and fine

Forward selling of placing shares leads to public censure and fine

By | 02 Feb 2017

Cornhill Capital Limited has been publicly censored and fined for breaches of the London Stock Exchange Rules in connection with the forward selling of placing shares

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