Panel Statements for 1999

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Number Date Subject Summary
1999/20 19/11/1999 BANK OF SCOTLAND – NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK PLC Bid timetable suspended pending receipt of competition authority clearance
1999/19 03/11/1999 NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK PLC – BANK OF SCOTLAND – THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP PLC Panel dismissed appeal by an offeror against a ruling of the Panel Executive not to require an announcement by a potential competing offeror
1999/18 03/11/1999 NEWPORT HOLDINGS PLC Offeree company shares purchased by offeree company directors during buying prohibition to be assented to the offer in the event of the offer being successful
1999/17 15/10/1999 RULE 37.1 – REDEMPTION OR PURCHASE BY A COMPANY OF ITS OWN SHARES Amendments to the Code
1999/16 08/10/1999 TREFICK LIMITED – NEWPORT HOLDINGS PLC Bid timetable suspended pending receipt of competition authority clearance
1999/15 15/09/1999 LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE MARKET HOURS – CODE AND SAR AMENDMENTS Amendments to the Code and SARs
1999/14 20/07/1999 1999 ANNUAL REPORT Extracts from the Report by the Director General contained in the 1999 Annual Report
1999/13 16/07/1999 PRE-CONDITIONAL OFFER ANNOUNCEMENTS Requirement to consult the Panel Executive in advance of any announcement relating to a pre-conditional offer
1999/12 16/07/1999 RULES 9 AND 37 – DIRECTORS AND CLOSELY CONTROLLED COMPANIES Relaxation of restrictions on the purchase of shares by directors and controlling shareholders
1999/11 16/07/1999 SUCCESS FEES; ONE MONTH FOR APPEALS; TIME LIMITS FOR COMPLAINTS Conclusions of the Panel following an examination of certain issues by the Panel Executive
1999/10 16/07/1999 INDUCEMENT FEES Panel requirements where an inducement fee is proposed
1999/09 16/06/1999 AIRTOURS PLC – FIRST CHOICE HOLIDAYS PLC Dispensation from restriction preventing a new offer being made within 12 months of original offer lapsing
1999/08 28/05/1999 CALA PLC – DOTTEREL LIMITED – MILLER 1999 PLC Panel dismissed appeal by competing offeror against a ruling of the Panel Executive prohibiting an increase in the offer price following a ‘no increase’ statement
1999/07 21/04/1999 CORPORATE SERVICES GROUP PLC Offeror could not invoke condition concerning composition of offeree board
1999/06 14/04/1999 3i GROUP PLC – ELECTRA INVESTMENT TRUST PLC Completion of examination of recent trading in 3i shares
1999/05 30/03/1999 APPOINTMENT OF CHRISTOPHER SWIFT AS JOINT SECRETARY Panel Executive appointment
1999/04 22/02/1999 THE GREAT UNIVERSAL STORES PLC – ARGOS PLC Panel dismissed appeal by offeror regarding statements made by the offeree
1999/03 03/02/1999 THE GREAT UNIVERSAL STORES PLC – ARGOS PLC Panel dismissed appeal against various procedural rulings of the Panel Executive
1999/02 14/01/1999 THE WOLVERHAMPTON & DUDLEY BREWERIES PLC – MARSTON THOMPSON & EVERSHED PLC Re-setting of ‘Day 39’ of bid timetable following an announcement by the offeree of a bid for the offeror
1999/01 06/01/1999 THE GREAT UNIVERSAL STORES PLC – ARGOS PLC Notice of convening of a meeting of the Panel to hear an appeal against procedural rulings of the Panel Executive

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