An index of notes providing access to know-how and Takeover Panel practice relating to the Takeover Code Rules, on a Rule by Rule basis. Each of the notes includes links to documents which may help interpret the relevant Rules. Examples of know-how covered include relevant Takeover Panel Practice Statements issued by the Panel Executive, selected Panel annual reports, Panel consultation papers and response statements, Panel Statements and PLC materials.
This series of notes provides fast access to know-how on the Takeover Code Rules and the Introduction to, and certain definitions in, the Code. Each note has links to the Code Rules and related Notes, and summarises relevant:
Takeover Panel practice statements.
Takeover Panel statements.
Takeover Panel annual reports.
Consultation papers and response statements from the Code Committee of the Takeover Panel.
PLC know how and materials.
Only those definitions in, and Appendices to, the Code which have been the focus of particular Panel comment and guidance have been included in the index below.
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Rule 1: The approach (no significant know-how)