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Belgium – FEB Foreign Investment Screening

On 2 December 2022, BEL FEB updated on the agreement reached by the consultation committee on 30 November 2022, re the screening mechanism for foreign investment. Greenfield investments were excluded from scope, nanotechnologies were added to it, corrective measures aren't listed exhaustively but must meet a proportionality test. A more in-depth investigation can only be…
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Australia – ASIC Takeovers, Relevant Interests

On 30 November 2022 AST ASIC proposed class orders remake i.e. re takeovers. AST ASIC released Consultation paper 365 remaking ASIC class orders on takeovers, compulsory acquisitions and relevant interests; seeks feedback regarding the same. 9 class orders will expire (sunset) if not remade; does not propose significant changes. AST ASIC said that it proposes…
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Brazil – CB Shareholdings Held Abroad

On 25 November 2o22, BRZ CB issued provisions for equity and branches abroad. BRZ CB published Resolution 5.043 governing supervised institutions' shareholdings. Equity Held Abroad Covers filing requests with BRZ CB for equity interest or for branch installation abroad. Also, equity participation in companies headquartered in countries with tax benefits. Allows direct/indirect control via partner…
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India – SEBI T+1 Rolling Settlement Basis

On 23 November 2022, IND CDSL, IND BSE, IND NCL, IND NSE, IND ICCL, IND MSE, and IND NSDL said the transition to T+1 settlement cycle will now be done in single batch. In January 2023, in case of all stocks for which derivatives are available, for efficiency. Exchanges will thus revise the original schedule…
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Germany – BaFin Fines Carne Group Late Substantial Shareholding Disclosure

On 22 November 2022, GE BaFin fined Carne Global Fund Managers for breach. GE BaFin fined Carne Global Fund Managers (Luxembourg) SA €382,000 for violations of section 33 (1) sentence 1 (shareholdings reporting) of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG). The fine was imposed because Carne Global Fund Managers did not submit its voting rights…
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