Panel Statements for 2002

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Number Date Subject Summary
2002/25 16/12/2002 THISTLE HOTELS PLC – ORB A.R.L. Requirement for potential offeror to make Rule 2.5 announcement or announce no intention to bid by 15 January 2003
2002/24 25/11/2002 CROWN SPORTS PLC – BENNELONG UK LIMITED Offer timetable suspended
2002/23 25/11/2002 COFFEE REPUBLIC PLC – CAFFE NERO GROUP PLC Requirement for potential offeror to make Rule 2.5 announcement or announce no intention to bid by 16 December 2002
2002/22 15/11/2002 SIGNATURE RESTAURANTS PLC – PINCO 1771 LIMITED Offer timetable suspended
2002/21 03/09/2002 GUINNESS PEAT GROUP PLC – RYLAND GROUP PLC Criticism of Guinness Peat Group Plc regarding sale of 29.9% in Ryland Group Plc
2002/20 29/08/2002 ALEXANDERS HOLDINGS PLC (RENAMED QUAYS GROUP PLC) Criticism of offeree company financial adviser for failure to consult with the Executive
2002/19 27/08/2002 CODE COMMITTEE – RESPONSE STATEMENT 11 AND CODE AMENDMENTS Response Statement 11 and Code amendments
2002/18 19/08/2002 ALEXANDERS HOLDINGS PLC (RENAMED QUAYS GROUP PLC) Reasons for the Panel dismissing an appeal against a ruling of the Executive
2002/17 16/08/2002 ALEXANDERS HOLDINGS PLC Panel dismisses appeal in relation to Alexanders Holdings Plc
2002/16 31/07/2002 RETIREMENT OF PETER LEE Peter Lee retires after 30 years service at the Panel
2002/15 18/07/2002 2002 ANNUAL REPORT Extracts from the Report by the Director General contained in the 2002 Annual Report
2002/14 04/07/2002 CODE COMMITTEE – RESPONSE STATEMENTS 9 AND 10 AND CODE AMENDMENTS Response Statements 9 and 10 and Code amendments
2002/13 01/07/2002 CODE COMMITTEE – RESPONSES TO PUBLIC CONSULTATION PAPER 11 End of Consultation Period and responses available for public inspection
2002/12 16/05/2002 CODE COMMITTEE – RESPONSES TO PUBLIC CONSULTATION PAPERS 9 AND 10 End of Consultation Period and responses available for public inspection
2002/11 01/05/2002 THE TAKEOVER CODE Release of the new edition of the Code
2002/10 26/04/2002 CODE COMMITTEE – PUBLIC CONSULTATION PAPER Issue of Public Consultation Paper 11
2002/09 12/04/2002 THE DISSEMINATION OF REGULATORY INFORMATION Changes to the mechanism for the release of information required by the Code
2002/08 28/03/2002 APPOINTMENT OF STEPHEN HEWES AS JOINT SECRETARY Panel Executive appointment
2002/07 22/03/2002 XSTRATA PLC Reasons for the Takeover Panel dismissing Xstrata’s appeal against the ruling of the Panel Executive
2002/06 14/03/2002 CODE COMMITTEE – PUBLIC CONSULTATION PAPERS Issue of Public Consultation Papers 9 and 10
2002/05 11/03/2002 CODE COMMITTEE – DUAL LISTED COMPANY STRUCTURES Committee announces intention to review status of dual listed company transactions
2002/04 08/03/2002 SHAMI AHMED AND LEGENDARY INVESTMENTS PLC – MOSS BROS GROUP PLC Requirement for potential offeror to make Rule 2.5 announcement or announce no intention to bid by 5 April 2002
2002/03 21/02/2002 CODE COMMITTEE – RESPONSE STATEMENTS 6, 7 AND 8 AND CODE AMENDMENTS Response Statements 6, 7 and 8 and Code amendments
2002/02 18/01/2002 CODE COMMITTEE – RESPONSES TO PUBLIC CONSULTATION PAPER 8 End of Consultation Period and responses available for public inspection
2002/01 09/01/2002 APPOINTMENT OF ROBERT OGILVY WATSON AS JOINT SECRETARY Panel Executive appointment

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