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

In this podcast Gillian Fairfield, a partner at law firm Herbert Smith, discusses the proposed reforms to the UK Takeover Code. She looks at the likely effect of the suggested reforms and talks the listener through the key issues identified by the UK Panel on Takeovers and Mergers. The general response to the reforms is also discussed. This podcast concludes with an analysis of how successful the reforms are in meeting the original aims of the committee.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Appreciate the reasons the UK Takeover regime was reviewed;
  • Be aware of the key issues identified by the UK Panel on Takeovers and Mergers;
  • Understand what the likely effect of the reforms will be;
  • Know what the general response to the reforms has been;
  • Be able to evaluate the success of the reforms to the UK Takeover code.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • UK Takeover Panel review PCP 2010/2 Issued on 1 June 2010.
Tags:

This podcast looks at the controversial proposed reforms by the UK Panel on Takeovers and Mergers to the UK takeover code.

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-08-30

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