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Important notice about lodgment of documents

Takeover documents are now lodged with ASIC through the ASIC Regulatory Portal.

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2013 consolidation of takeovers guidance

In June 2013 we consolidated our previous 17 regulatory guides about takeovers into 4 new regulatory guides.

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Relevant interests and substantial holding notices

RG 5 Relevant interests and substantial holding notices (see also 20-198MR; ASIC Corporations (IPO Communications) Instrument 2020/722; REP 667; CP 328 and submissions)

RG 222 Substantial holding disclosure: Securities lending and prime broking

ASIC Corporations (IDPS - Relevant Interests) Instrument 2015/1067

CO 11/272 Substantial holding disclosure: securities lending and prime broking

CO 12/1209 Relevant interests, ASIC and ASIC Chairperson

CO 13/520 Relevant interests, voting power and exceptions to the general prohibition (see also 20-198MR; ASIC Corporations (IPO Communications) Instrument 2020/722; REP 667; CP 328 and submissions)

CO 13/524 Bidder giving substantial holding notice

CO 13/526 Warrants: Relevant interests and associations

ASIC Corporations (Stub Equity in Control Transactions) Instrument 2020/734 (see 20-222MR; REP 669; CP 312 and submissions)

Time periods

RG 7 Calculating time periods

Institutional investors

RG 128 Collective action by institutional investors

REP 438 Response to submissions on CP 228 Collective action by investors: Update to RG 128 

Beneficial tracing notices

RG 86 Beneficial ownership notices

Director notification

RG 193 Notification of directors' interests in securities – Listed companies

ASIC Corporations (Disclosure of Directors' Interests) Instrument 2016/881

INFO 50 Notifying the ASX about directors' interests in company securities

Forms

Form 603 Notice of initial substantial holder

Form 604 Notice of change of interests of substantial holder

Form 605 Notice of ceasing to be a substantial holder

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Exceptions to the takeovers prohibition

RG 6 Takeovers: Exceptions to the general prohibition (see also 20-253MR; REP 670; CP 326 and submissions)

RG 60 Schemes of arrangement

RG 74 Acquisitions agreed to by shareholders

RG 101 On-market buy-backs by ASX-listed schemes

RG 110 Share buy-backs

ASIC Corporations (ASX-listed Schemes On-market Buy-backs) Instrument 2016/1159

ASIC Corporations (Takeovers - Accelerated Rights Issues) Instrument 2015/1069

CO 13/520 Relevant interests, voting power and exceptions to the general prohibition

CO 13/521 Takeover bids

Downstream acquisitions

RG 71 Downstream acquisitions

ASIC Corporations (Unsolicited Offers - Foreign Bids) Instrument 2015/1070

ASIC Corporations (Approved Foreign Financial Markets) Instrument 2015/1071

CO 05/84 JSE Securities Exchange South Africa added to ASIC's downstream acquisition takeover relief

Institutional investors

RG 128 Collective action by institutional investors

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Takeover bids

RG 9 Takeover bids

CO 13/521 Takeover bids

ASIC Corporations (Consents to Statements) Instrument 2016/72

CO 13/524 Bidder giving substantial holding notice

CO 13/525 On-sale disclosure relief for scrip bids and schemes of arrangement

CO 13/528 Changes to a bidder's statement between lodgement and despatch

ASIC Corporations (Stub Equity in Control Transactions) Instrument 2020/734 (see 20-222MR; REP 669; CP 312 and submissions)

Disclosures to target holders

RG 9 Takeover bids

RG 55 Statements in disclosure documents and PDSs: Consent to quote

RG 66 Transaction-specific disclosure

RG 111 Content of expert reports (see also 20-253MR; REP 670; CP 326 and submissions)

RG 112 Independence of experts

RG 170 Prospective financial information

RG 228 Prospectuses: Effective disclosure for retail investors

RG 230 Disclosing non-IFRS financial information

ASIC Corporations (Consents to Statements) Instrument 2016/72

INFO 214 Mining and resources - forward looking statements

False and misleading statements

RG 25 Takeovers: false and misleading statements

Time periods

RG 7 Calculating time periods

Announcing / withdrawing the bid

RG 59 Announcing and withdrawing takeover bids (s653 and s746)

Minimum bid price

RG 163 Takeovers: Minimum bid price principle

ASIC Corporations (Minimum Bid Price) Instrument 2015/1068

Share and interest sale facilities

RG 161 Share and interest sale facilities 

Foreign targets

RG 71 Downstream acquisitions

Scrip bids

RG 72 Foreign securities prospectus relief

CO 13/525 On-sale disclosure relief for scrip bids and schemes of arrangement

Acquisitions approved by members

RG 74 Acquisitions approved by members

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Compulsory acquisitions

RG 10 Compulsory acquisitions and buy-outs

CO 13/522 Compulsory acquisitions and buy-outs

Expert reports

RG 111 Content of expert reports (see also 20-253MR; REP 670; CP 326 and submissions)

RG 112 Independence of experts

Forms

Form 6021 Notice of compulsory acquisition following takeover bid

Form 6022 Notice of right of buy out to remaining holder of securities following a takeover bid

Form 6023 Notice of right of buy out to holders of convertible securities following a takeover bid

Form 6024 Notice of compulsory acquisition

Form 6025 Notice of right of buy out to holders of convertible securities by 100% holder

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Schemes of arrangement

RG 60 Schemes of arrangement

RG 72 Foreign securities prospectus relief

RG 71 Downstream acquisitions

RG 111 Content of expert reports (see also 20-253MR; REP 670; CP 326 and submissions)

RG 112 Independence of experts

CO 13/525 On-sale disclosure relief for scrip bids and schemes of arrangement

ASIC Corporations (Stub Equity in Control Transactions) Instrument 2020/734 (see 20-222MR; REP 669; CP 312 and submissions)

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Buy-backs

RG 101 On-market buy-backs by ASX-listed schemes

RG 110 Share buy-backs

RG 111 Content of expert reports (see also 20-253MR; REP 670; CP 326 and submissions)

RG 112 Independence of experts

ASIC Corporations (ASX-listed Schemes On-market Buy-backs) Instrument 2016/1159

INFO 15 Cancellation of shares

INFO 56 Reduction in share capital

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Capital reductions

RG 111 Content of expert reports (see also 20-253MR; REP 670; CP 326 and submissions)

RG 112 Independence of experts

RG 188 Disclosure in reconstructions

ASIC Corporations
(Capital Reductions and Reconstructions—Technical Disclosure Relief) Instrument
2017/242

INFO 15 Cancellation of shares

INFO 56 Reduction in share capital

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Expert reports

RG 71 Downstream acquisitions

RG 111 Content of expert reports (see also 20-253MR; REP 670; CP 326 and submissions)

RG 112 Independence of experts

RG 264 Sell-side research

REP 486 Sell-side research and corporate advisory: Confidential information and conflicts

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