The Panel on Takeovers and Mergers. A non-statutory body with responsibility for the rules governing takeovers/mergers. Its Chairman is appointed by the Governor of the Bank of England and the Chancellor of the Exchequer. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary

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panel pan‧el [ˈpænl] noun [countable]
1. a group of people chosen to give advice or decide something:

• An advisory panel will review new data on the safety of the products.

conˈsumer ˌpanel
MARKETING a group of people organized by a company or an organization doing market research to give their opinions about products: focus group :

• Using the findings of consumer panels across the country, we redesigned over 1,000 existing products.

seˈlection ˌpanel
a group of people who choose something or someone for a particular job, activity etc:

• The chief executive officer has a duty to attend meetings of the selection panel.

ˈtakeover ˌpanel FINANCE
in Britain and some other countries, an official body that makes sure that takeover S (= occasions when one company buys another) are performed according to the rules it has established:

• The takeover panel criticised the bank for failing to tell the panel that a client company's shares were rising rapidly while it was in takeover talks.

2. MARKETING in market research, a group of people chosen to discuss particular products so that changes can be made to them or to the way they are sold:

• These findings are backed up by the panel research I mentioned earlier.

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panel UK US /ˈpænəl/ noun [C]
a small group of people chosen to give advice or make a decision on something: »

The 31-member panel is charged with recommending system improvements.

a panel of experts/reviewers/judges »

The governor will appoint a panel of experts to make a statewide climate action plan.

advisory/disciplinary/review panel »

She served on a federal energy advisory panel .

MARKETING a small group of people chosen to give their opinion on a product or service: »

As a member of our research panel, we will periodically send you an email invitation to answer online.

See also CONSUMER PANEL(Cf. ↑consumer panel), SELECTION COMMITTEE(Cf. ↑selection committee), TAKEOVER PANEL(Cf. ↑takeover panel)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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