Tag Archives: voting rights

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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Germany – BaFin Goldman Sachs Fined

On 6 September 2019, GE BaFin fined Goldman €800k for voting rights. BaFin imposed a fine of 800,000 euros against Goldman Sachs on 12 August 2019. The sanction was based on a violation of German Federal Administrative Offenses Act section 130(1), in conjunction with German Securities Trading Act section 25(1). Goldman Sachs International had not…
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France – AMF Takeover Bid Trigger

On 27 June 2019, FR AMF announced amendments to general regulation. A decree of 19 June 2019, published in Official Journal of 21 June 2019, makes amendments to book II of general regulation on takeover bids and squeeze-out. Made pursuant to Article 75 I of Law No. 2019-486 of 22 May 2019 on growth and…
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