Listings, Stock Exchanges and Public Documents
Our Corporate and Commercial practice acts for a number of the top 100 Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) listed companies, companies listed on major international bourses and companies with dual or multiple listings. We have extensive expertise and experience in advising in respect of transactions by JSE listed companies and are able to provide expert advice on all related legislation and other provisions, including the rules and listings requirements of the JSE, the Securities Services Act, the Companies Act and the Securities Regulation Code on Takeovers and Mergers and the rules of the Securities Regulation Panel.
Our Corporate and Commercial practice has advised on virtually all types of corporate actions undertaken by listed companies, including section 90 payments to shareholders, share buy-backs and buy-ins, share issues and preference share redemptions, capitalisation issues, consolidations and sub-divisions of share capital, odd-lot offers, rights offers, unbundling transactions and schemes of arrangement. We also have substantial experience in advising on the formation and structuring of employee share incentive and share option plans and programmes.
We are routinely involved in the drafting and settlement of all manner of corporate communications issued by our JSE listed clients, including announcements, circulars, notices, prospectuses and other public documents.