Monthly Archives: December 2018

Taiwan – FSC Timing of Reports

On 11 December 2018, TFSC said proposal completed notice period, implemented soon. It has been noticed that some issuers may be unable to announce the monthly operational status according to the time limit set in Article 36 of Securities Law.Thus, will amend the financial report and operation of the public issue company.RevisionsIn the event of…
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Netherlands – EA Cooling-Off in Takeovers

On 7 December 2018, NLD EA issued bill on cooling-off in hostile takeovers. Bill to allow board of a Dutch listed company to invoke 250 day cooling off period.BackgroundFollows political debate over several hostile takeover attempts, e.g. Akzo-Nobel.Government response was published in letter dated May. 20, 2017, with 4 options.Shareholders may pressure management to change strategy,…
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Germany – BaFin Fine M. Stanley £2.4mn

 On 5 December 2018, GE BaFin fined M. Stanley €2.4mn voting rights Sanction based on violations of German Securities Trading Act, sections 33, 34.Failed to submit voting rights announcements in time, firm can appeal the fine.
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