Current Consultation

In June 2021, the Panel published a consultation paper seeking submissions on proposed technical amendments to the Code, the Takeovers Act 1993 and related legislation. The consultation is now closed, and the Panel thanks everyone for their feedback and engagement.

  

Past Consultations

Proposed Amendments to the Takeovers Code (October 2016)

A Proposal to change the Small Code Companies Class Exemption (September 2016)

Further consultation - Small Code Companies and the Code (25 February 2015)

Small Code Companies and the Code (October 2014)

An Extension to Clause 25 of the Takeovers Code (Class Exemptions) Notice (No 2) 2001 (August 2014)

Proposed Guidance Note - Schemes of arrangement and amalgamations under Part 15 of the Companies Act 1993 (29 August 2012)

Disclosure of Equity Derivative Positions (28 August 2012)

Proposed Guidance Note - The Code and Defensive Tactics (3 July 2012)

Proposed Class Exemption - Trustees of family trusts (2 March 2012)

Further Technical Issues with the Takeovers Code (15 July 2011)

The Code and Hostile Takeovers (17 December 2010)
- Appendix A
- Appendix B
- Appendix C

Parts One to Five of the Code (25 June 2010)

Further consultation - Upstream Takeovers (23 October 2009)

Partial Offers (28 August 2009)
- Appendix A
- Appendix B

Rule 16(b) Class Exemption (24 August 2009)

Upstream Takeovers (17 April 2009)

Proposed Amendments to the Takeovers Act - Defining a Code Company (23 June 2008)

Schemes of Arrangement and Amalgamations Involving Code Companies (5 December 2007)

Discussion Paper - Schemes of Arrangement and Amalgamations Involving Code Companies (19 June 2006)

Technical Amendments to the Takeovers Code (7 April 2003)