Tag Archives: voting rights

U.K. – Gov’t Foreign Investment Guidance Notes

On 20 July 2022, UK GVT updated guidance about the national security and investment act to include guidance for new build downstream gas, electricity assets. On same date, UK GVT updated downstream oil details in guidance on the 17 types of notifiable acquisitions under the national Security and Investment act 2021. And published guidance for…
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Germany – BaFin Fines for Voting Rights Failure

On 13 July 2022, GE BaFin fined the firm €11mn for reporting, voting breaches. GE BaFin fined Steinhoff International Holdings NV €11,290,000 following its failure to make the 2016/17 annual financial report available to the public in good time. Steinhoff also did not publish voting rights notifications in good time. Ge BaFin fined the firm…
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Germany – BaFin Voting Rights Disclosure Fine

On 20 June 2022, GE BaFin fined CEWE Stiftung & Co. €600,000 for breach. Ge BaFin announced CEWE Stiftung and Co. €600,000 fine, imposed on 1 June 2022. Company did not publish the total number of voting rights within the required time. Breached section 41(2) in conjunction with section 1 of German securities trading act.…
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Japan – Trust Voting Rights Proposals

On 21 October 2021, JPN Trust published reform proposals on voting rights. JPN Trust published proposals made regarding regulatory and administrative reforms. Follows JPN GVT 13 August 2021 invitation to the public to make reform suggestions. Proposals Include review of rules on holding voting rights re trust accounts within the antimonopoly act; relaxation of procedures…
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Germany – BaFin Company Voting Rights

On 9 March 2020, BaFin proposed rules on company voting rights. BaFin introducing mandatory electronic transmission of voting rights notifications. Notification of Voting Rights Draft regulation issued proposing to amend the voting rights notification ordinance and thereby introduce the electronic transmission of voting rights notifications to BaFin. Note that FAQs will be published on the…
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