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Finland – GVT Takeover Bid Rules and Multilateral-Trading Facilities

On 15 February 2024, FIN PRL issued HE 3/2024 on FIN GVT proposal to amend Securities Markets Act into law affecting provisions on major shareholdings and voting rights. Also affects major shareholdings and voting rights, takeover bids, and obligation to bid, so that they would apply to multilateral trading facilities, not just regulated markets. By…
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Taiwan – TPEX Published Amended Substantial Shareholding Regulations

On 17 February 2024, TAI TPEX published the amended regulations re declaration on acquisition of shares / substantial shareholding according to para 1 of article 43-1 of Securities and exchange act. Amendments Aims to lower the reporting threshold for substantial shareholdings from 10% to 5%. Major shareholders will be able to submit their reports through…
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Kuwait – CMA Fines for Disclosure Failures

On 12 February 2024, KUW CMA issued disclosure, transparency breach fine. KUW CMA announced issue of disciplinary resolution No. 59 of 2023 against Nakheel Agricultural Production Company for violating the rules of disclosure and transparency. Violations Violated the provisions of Book 10 re disclosure and transparency rules, article 4-1-1, clause 14 of the Executive Regulations…
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Kuwait – CMA Jiyad Holding Company Disclosure Fine

On 12 February 2024, KUW CMA fined firm for disclosure, and transparency violations. KUW CMA issued disciplinary resolution No. 65/2023 against Jiyad Holding Company. Violated disclosure and transparency rules of Law No. 7 of 2010 and its amendments. Follows disciplinary resolution No. 24/2023 against Jihad Holding Company. Violations Violated provisions of article 139 and provisions…
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India – SEBI Consultation on Foreign Portfolio Investors Disclosures

On 7 February 2024, IND SEBI proposed relaxation on timelines for disclosure. IND SEBI released Consultation paper on relaxation in timelines for disclosure of material changes by foreign portfolio investors, re two categories of material changes. Follows IND SEBI August 2023 circular on additional disclosures by FPIs. Categorization of Material Changes IND SEBI proposed to…
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