Commercial Law Series: Takeovers Code – Refresher & Update (On Demand)

Recorded Webinar 1 CPD Hr
At your desk or on your portable device

Could you ‘take on a takeover’? Would you be able to advise a company with close to 50 shareholders of the implications of the Takeovers Code? Are you aware of the Takeovers Panel’s attitude to schemes and amalgamations? 

This On Demand webinar will equip you with information about key takeover issues.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand about becoming a “Code company” and the implications of it on shareholder governance arrangements and acquisitions, including what it means for privately held Code companies.
  • Become updated on recent regulatory changes and their application to Code companies.

Who should view?

Intermediate to senior commercial lawyers, and in-house counsel.
Investment bankers, accountants and company directors may also benefit from attending. 



Andrew Matthews
Senior Associate
Simpson Grierson 

Andrew is a senior associate in the firm's corporate group. He is a corporate-law specialist, focusing on public and private mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings and corporate governance. Andrew advises domestic and international companies on all aspects of corporate law in New Zealand, frequently advising on takeovers, private acquisitions and listing rule compliance.

Andrew has recently returned to Simpson Grierson after working at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London.

Joshua Pringle

Senior Associate
Chapman Tripp

Joshua specialises in corporate and securities law, focusing on mergers and acquisitions. He advises clients on a wide range of transactions including takeovers, negotiated mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets, private equity and restructurings.

He also advises clients on commercial matters, such as joint ventures, and on regulatory matters, including issues arising under the NZX Listing Rules, the Takeovers Code and the overseas investment regime.