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Takeovers Panel responds to criticism

Andrew Hudson
Tue, 20 Jul 2021

Takeovers Panel chief executive Andrew Hudson responds to Jenny Ruth's column.In your article, you state that the panel “greenlight[ed]” the Metlifecare/EQT scheme of arrangement in spite of disclosure questions. You will be aware that the high court is the principal regulator of schemes of arrangement under the Companies Act. It is the court that approves a scheme of arrangement. The panel’s role is to review the transaction documents and to provide a ‘no-objection’ statement to the court if the panel is satis...

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Law & Regulation
David Henry firm moves into liquidation owing $400k
Brent Melville | Sat, 31 Jul 2021

Kinleith Land and Infrastructure moves into liquidation owing at least $400,000, liquidator looks to sell solar farm.

On the Money
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Which minister thought he was at a rave, who's cashing in on another potential IPO on the ASX, why wasn't anyone buying Banksy? And more.

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Why it's hard to open a supermarket in NZ
Eric Crampton | Fri, 30 Jul 2021

Supermarkets' high profits should motivate a new competitor, if they're real. If the profits are there, what's stopping them?

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