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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This two part CPDcast series aims to provide an overview of the rules and issues surrounding Takeover Bids for International AIM Companies. Part two looks at orphan companies and how an agreement for non-code offers is implemented.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know the common provisions that feature in the articles of an orphan company;
  • Understand the provisions pertaining to enforcement and sanctions;
  • Know how the agreement for non-code offers is implemented;
  • Know how disputes are settled;
  • Understand what the future holds for this area of law.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • The Takeover Code.

In this two part CPDcast series, Giles Distin, a Partner at Hammonds, examines takeover bids for International AIM Companies.

In part one he looked at when the UK Takeover Code applies and why the jurisdiction of the code is of importance. He discussed the central management and control test, the numbers of international companies on AIM and the protections that will be lost when the code does not apply. Finally he started analysing orphan companies.

In this part (part 2), he continues looking at orphan companies and the articles that such a company have. He then examines how an agreement for non- code offers is implemented and finally what the future holds for this area of law.

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-06-27

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