Rules to strengthen the UK government’s powers to scrutinise takeovers, which could raise national security concerns in specific areas of the economy, have been updated.
The Dutch corporate governance committee believes “it’s time to pay more attention to the role and involvement of shareholders, particularly with regard to long-term value creation”.
A consultation is launched on new measures that would allow the government to intervene in the takeover of companies with turnovers of £1m or more for national security reasons.
Ofcom chief executive defends conclusion that the proposed takeover of Sky by 21st Century Fox is a media plurality issue, and not a question of broadcasting standards.
Shareholders demand an investigation of management and call an extraordinary general meeting to vote on the future of chairman Antony Burgmans.
Board of Dutch paint maker under pressure from US fund manager after it rejects third takeover offer.