The move comes after a story appeared in the Independent on Sunday revealing that a Cheuvreux, the stockbroking arm of French bank Credit Agricole, has prepared a detailed report on Safeway’s accounting.
Safeway is said to be concerned that the report contains information that could only have been leaked by one of the five bidders for the supermarket chain.
The company is now to take its complaint to the Take Over Panel, according to the FT.
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The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements