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English definition of “City Code”

City Code

noun [S]     (also City Code on Takeovers and Mergers) LAW
a set of rules and standards of behaviour for businesses that are buying other businesses to follow : The City Code includes standards of fairness to shareholders and an orderly framework for takeovers .
(Definition of City Code noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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