CodeWord Issue 36 - May 2014

In this issue

Crowd Funding, Small Offers and the Takeovers Code

Phase 1 of the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (the “FMC Act”) came into effect on 1 April 2014.

The FMC Act introduces a number of new exclusions...

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Guidance Note on Schemes of Arrangement and Amalgamations under Part 15 of the Companies Act 1993

The Panel has published its Guidance Note on Schemes of Arrangement and Amalgamations under Part 15 of the Companies Act 1993 in advance of the Compan...

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Ongoing Review of Guidance Material

The Panel has published two new Guidance Notes as part of the ongoing review and consolidation of the guidance material on the Panel’s website.

The P...

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Appointment to the Panel

The Panel is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Hunt to the Panel from 1 May 2014.

Mr Hunt is a principal of Fort Street Advisers in Sydn...

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Basic Guides about the Takeovers Code

The Panel has published a Basic Guide for Shareholders and a Basic Guide for Directors.

The Basic Guide for Shareholders aims to help Shareholders i...

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