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Spain – Proposed Changes to Substantial Shareholding Form

On 15 March 2022, the CNMV opened a public consultation to amend the substantial shareholding disclosure form (Model I). Background: Form would now include information regarding holdings of loyalty shares that grant double voting rights. The proposed new substantial shareholding disclosure form is available in English and Spanish on page 6 of the draft circular,…
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Austria – FMA Imposes Fine for Late Substantial Shareholding

On 4 November 2021, the FMA fined Compass Gruppe GmbH for belated notification of the exceeding of the 4% shareholding limit of shares in an issuer. The company failed to notify the FMA, the stock exchange company and the issuer (CLEEN Energy AG) of exceeding the substantial shareholding participation limit in due time.    
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Australia – ASIC Securities Lending Rules

On 11 November 2021, AST ASIC released a report highlighting the key issues that arose out of the submissions received on consultation paper 319 securities lending by agents and substantial shareholding disclosure (CP 319) and details ASIC's responses. It also covers the targeted consultation on the remake of class order [CO 11/272] substantial shareholding disclosure:…
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Germany – BaFin Mandatory Electronic Shareholding Disclosures

On 6 May 2020, BaFin issued an update announcing mandatory electronic filing of major holdings will be effective in July 2020. In March 2020, BaFin informed of an upcoming amendment to the regulation on the notification of major shareholdings (Stimmrechtsmitteilungsverordnung – StimmRMV) according which the electronic submission will be the only permitted method of submitting…
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