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R v Panel on Take-overs and Mergers, ex p Datafin plc

R v Panel on Take-overs and Mergers, ex parte Datafin plc is a 1986 case decided by the Court of Appeal of England and Wales involving United Kingdom company law and administrative law, which marked a major development in the scope of judicial review in English law. [1]

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City of London

The City of London is a city and county within London.

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Court of Appeal of England and Wales

Her Majesty's Court of Appeal in England, commonly known as the Court of Appeal of England and Wales or, simply, the Court of Appeal, is the second most senior court in the English legal system, with only the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom above it.

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Donald Nicholls, Baron Nicholls of Birkenhead

Donald James Nicholls, Baron Nicholls of Birkenhead, PC (born 25 January 1933), is a British lawyer and retired Law Lord (Lord of Appeal in Ordinary).

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Government of the United Kingdom

Her Majesty's Government (HMG), commonly referred to as the British government, Welsh: Llywodraeth Ei Mawrhydi, is the central government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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High Court of Justice

Her Majesty's High Court of Justice in England (usually known as the High Court of Justice of England and Wales, the High Court of Justice or, simply, the High Court) is, together with the Court of Appeal and the Crown Court, one of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.

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John Donaldson, Baron Donaldson of Lymington

John Francis Donaldson, Baron Donaldson of Lymington, PC, QC (6 October 1920 – 31 August 2005) was a senior British judge who served as Master of the Rolls for ten years, from 1982 to 1992.

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Judicial review in English law

Judicial review is a procedure in English administrative law by which the courts in England and Wales supervise the exercise of public power on the application of an individual or organisation.

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Master of the Rolls

The Keeper or Master of the Rolls and Records of the Chancery of England, known as the Master of the Rolls, is the third most senior judge in England and Wales after the President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and the Lord Chief Justice, and serves as the presiding officer of the Civil Division of the Court of Appeal and Head of Civil Justice.

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Mergers and acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions are both aspects of strategic management, corporate finance and management dealing with the buying, selling, dividing and combining of different companies and similar entities that can help an enterprise grow rapidly in its sector or location of origin, or a new field or new location, without creating a subsidiary, other child entity or using a joint venture.

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Panel on Takeovers and Mergers

The Panel on Takeovers and Mergers (the Takeover Panel or PTM) is a regulatory body located in London, England.

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Private law

Private law is that part of a civil law legal system which is part of the jus commune that involves relationships between individuals, such as the law of contracts or torts (as it is called in the common law), and the law of obligations (as it is called in civil legal systems).

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Public law

Public law (lat. ius publicum) is that part of law which governs relationships between individuals and the government, and those relationships between individuals which are of direct concern to the society.

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Statute

A statute is a formal written enactment of a legislative authority that governs a state, city or country.

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Takeover

In business, a takeover is the purchase of one company (the target) by another (the acquirer, or bidder).

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Timothy Lloyd

Sir Timothy Andrew Wigram Lloyd (born 30 November 1946) is a former English judge who was a member of the Court of Appeal.

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Tort

A tort, in common law jurisdictions, is a civil wrong that unfairly causes someone else to suffer loss or harm resulting in legal liability for the person who commits the tortious act, called a tortfeasor.

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United Kingdom administrative law

United Kingdom administrative law is a branch of English public law concerned with the composition, procedures, powers, duties, rights and liabilities of public bodies that administer public policies.

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United Kingdom company law

United Kingdom company law regulates corporations formed under the Companies Act 2006.

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R (Datafin plc) v Panel for Takeovers and Mergers, R (Datafin plc) v Takeover Panel, R v Panel for Takeovers and Mergers Ex p Datafin, R v Panel for Takeovers and Mergers, ex parte Datafin plc, R v Panel on Take-overs and Mergers, ex parte Datafin plc, R v Panel on Takeovers and Mergers Ex parte Datafin Plc.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R_v_Panel_on_Take-overs_and_Mergers,_ex_p_Datafin_plc

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