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  • Shareholder activism

    United Kingdom 22.11.2002

    Institutional shareholders have recently announced that they will become more active in scrutinising the behaviour of companies in which they invest....

  • China domestic share markets open to foreign and private investors

    China 11.10.2002

    China announced on the 8th of October new merger and acquisition rules which will allow private and foreign investors to take controlling stakes in domestically-listed...

  • A conflict of interest for analysts?

    United Kingdom 15.08.2002

    Those involved in the production and consumption of research notes issued by analysts at investment banks will have followed with interest the recent...

  • Modernising the Listing Regime

    United Kingdom 13.08.2002

    On 30 July 2002, the Financial Services Authority ("FSA") issued Discussion Paper 14 entitled "Review of the Listing Regime" to commence the widest ranging...

  • White Paper signals further progress towards the modernisation of company law

    United Kingdom 12.08.2002

    On 16 July, the Government issued the first of its White Papers on the proposed reform of UK Company Law. The White Paper is the first proposed legislation...

  • All business to be entitled to statutory interest on late payment

    United Kingdom 07.08.2002

    From today, 7th August 2002, the UK legislation which provides for interest on overdue debts will apply to all businesses. Previously only small businesses...

  • Further storm clouds looming over AGMs

    United Kingdom 06.08.2002

    Scrutiny of Directors' pay packages is likely to increase following the introduction last week of new Regulations on Directors' pay Who will be affected...

  • Takeover Code changes

    United Kingdom 15.07.2002

    On 4 July 2002 the Takeover Code Committee published its responses to a consultation exercise it had conducted on suggested revisions to the Notes on...

  • Hot Tip! Parent company liable for subsidiary's breach!

    United Kingdom 12.07.2002

    A parent company will be liable to a third party if the parent is involved in, or directs, its subsidiary to breach its contract with that third party. The...

  • New regulations on reporting directors' pay

    United Kingdom 10.07.2002

    On 25 June, Trade and Industry Secretary Patricia Hewitt announced that the Government would be bringing in new laws to give shareholders of quoted companies...