Panel Statements for 1997

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Number Date Subject Summary
1997/13 23/12/1997 MORRIS ASHBY PLC Breach of the Note on Rule 2.2
1997/12 27/11/1997 GUINNESS PLC – THE DISTILLERS COMPANY PLC Acknowledgement of publication of DTI Inspectors’ final report
1997/11 16/10/1997 STOCK EXCHANGE ELECTRONIC TRADING SERVICE Explanation of interpretation and application of the Code and SARs following introduction of SETS
1997/10 07/08/1997 COVERED WARRANTS Explanation of treatment under the Code
1997/09 01/07/1997 CATER ALLEN HOLDINGS PLC Person with recent and continuing corporate finance advisory relationship with an offeror could not provide independent advice under Rule 3
1997/08 30/06/1997 DIRECTOR GENERAL Extension of period of secondment
1997/07 27/06/1997 IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL Irish Takeover Panel assumed responsibility for regulating offers for companies incorporated in the Republic of Ireland
1997/06 11/04/1997 APPOINTMENT OF GUY NORMAN AS SECRETARY Panel Executive appointment
1997/05 03/04/1997 MERGER BENEFITS AND EARNINGS ENHANCEMENT STATEMENTS Amendments to the Code
1997/04 14/03/1997 DE ZOETE & BEVAN – NORTHERN ELECTRIC Criticism of adviser for failure to disclose all relevant facts
1997/03 19/02/1997 APPLIED DISTRIBUTION GROUP Duty of offeree to make an announcement following approach by an offeror
1997/02 04/01/1997 TRIPLEX LLOYD – STEEL CASTINGS – WILLIAM COOK Criticism of offeror and its public relations adviser for misuse of confidential information
1997/01 02/01/1997 OPEN-ENDED INVESTMENT COMPANIES The Code does not apply to OEICs

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