UK Takeover Code Update: The Communication and Distribution of Information During a UK Takeover Bid

July 19, 2016

On 12 September 2016, the rules of the UK Takeover Code governing the communication and distribution of information during a UK takeover bid will change.

The rules and requirements affected are summarized in the attached memo and include the chaperoning requirement for meetings and calls with shareholders and analysts, new rules relating to the use of materials during meetings and calls, and new rules relating to the use of social media and videos during bids.