Listing and Prospectus Rules update: A round-up of changes to the UK FSA Handbook in 2012
In January 2012, the FSA published a consultation paper in which it set out numerous proposals for changes to the Listing Rules, Prospectus Rules and Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules, which had been identified as being required to ensure that the operational effectiveness of the listing regime was maintained. Various subsequent FSA Quarterly Consultations have made other changes to that regime. Part 1 of this update summarises the most significant changes, the majority of which came into force on 1 October 2012. Changes affecting sponsors were implemented as from 31 December 2012.
In the feedback statement to CP12/2, the FSA also proposed further changes to the listing regime, raising wider issues about the nature of the premium listing standard and undertaking, subject to responses, to consider developing specific options or proposals for discussion. The most significant of these proposals are set out in Part 2 of this update.
In July 2012, the remainder of the Revised Prospectus Directive (2010/73/EU) was implemented. Part 3 of this update deals with the most significant of those changes…
If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the rest of the Addleshaw Goddard briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details below.
Click on the link above to download briefing.
Sign in or Register to continue reading this article
It's quick, easy and free!
It takes just 5 minutes to register. Answer a few simple questions and once completed you’ll have instant access.Register now
Why register to The Lawyer
In-depth, expert analysis into the stories behind the headlines from our leading team of journalists.
Identify the major players and business opportunities within a particular region through our series of free, special reports.
Receive your pick of The Lawyer's daily and weekly email newsletters, tailored by practice area, region and job function.
More relevant to you
To continue providing the best analysis, insight and news across the legal market we are collecting some information about who you are, what you do and where you work to improve The Lawyer and make it more relevant to you.
News from The Lawyer
Analysis from The Lawyer
Which firms are cutting it in this era of slimline rosters, and who are the GC new brooms making clean sweeps? The Lawyer can reveal all
Could Slater & Gordon achieve its stated aim of becoming a top consumer brand by acquiring Pannone?