Your trusted CPD partner


Takeovers Code - an overview - Webinar Package

NZ $121.00
Margaret Bearsley  
Margaret Bearsley
Chief Executive
Takeovers Panel

To learn more about what you need to do to access webinars and archived presentations please click here.

To watch a website tutorial video please click here. video.gif

Webinar Package includes:

Archive Presentation  l  Booklet  l  PowerPoint Presentation

Webinar Package Fee (incl GST)
$91 - NZLS members and Associate members
$121 - Non-members

Note: Access to the online files is via your "My CLE" page. If you would like to purchase multiple packages, please contact us here.


Webinar Archive Presentation

Presentation time: 60 minutes

The Takeovers Code applies to listed companies that have voting securities quoted on the NZSX, and to unlisted companies that have more than 50 shareholders and more than 50 share parcels.

All practitioners who advise in the area of commercial law, and generalist and regional practitioners, need to consider the Takeovers Code (even if their clients don’t include Code companies) because their clients may be shareholders in Code companies, and the Code can have implications even for small shareholders. The Code can also “sneak up” on small companies that are in a growth phase.

During the webinar the Chief Executive of the Takeovers Panel will provide an overview of the Code and will focus on corporate transactions and shareholder action or inaction that can raise Code issues. This is a high level look at how, when and why the Code can be triggered. It is aimed at those who are not familiar with the Code and who didn’t realise that they may need to be! So for example if you are –

  • an advisor to small-medium sized companies and co-operative companies on matters such as capital raisings, share buybacks and business acquisitions
  • an advisor on family trusts or other matters, for clients with investment portfolios that include shares in Code companies
  • an advisor on relationship property matters (because shares in Code companies may be part of the relationship property)
  • a new solicitor in a firm or working in-house who wants to gain insights into when the Code might raise issues for corporate clients
  • an advisor to the Crown who wants a basic understanding of the Code in advance of any partial sales of shares in SOEs
  • a company manager or director who wants to gain an insight into how the Code applies, or may one day apply, to your company and its shareholders,

your attendance will enable you to recognise situations that may mean the Takeovers Code needs to be factored into your advice to clients.

Please contact us if you use a dial up internet connection.


Authors: Margaret Bearsley
Published: 19 March, 2013
Pages: 18


There is no introduction for this publication.

PowerPoint Presentation

These are the slides included in the webinar presentation.
Number of Slides: 15

You might also be interested in ...

Registrant Details

Use this window to add all the registrants you wish to register on behalf of. If you want to attend the course also, ensure you add yourself as one of the registrants. Make sure you press ‘save’ after adding each new registrant.

Proceed to Checkout

Relationship Property Issues for Older Clients - Webinar Package

Publication Date: 01-Jul-2019

Authors: Sarah Bee, Ewan Eggleston

NZ $179.00

Multiple Registration

Trustees - meeting obligations and minimising risk - webinar package

Publication Date: 10-Nov-2014

Authors: Helen Dervan, Jeremy Johnson

NZ $255.00

Multiple Registration
freephone (within NZ)
0800 333 111


04 472 7837

04 463 2986
Level 4, 17-21 Whitmore Street
Wellington 6011

DX SP 20202
PO Box 5041
Wellington 6140
New Zealand