| Commentary

37.1 Meaning of market abuse

| Commentary

37 Market abuse

37.1 Meaning of market abuse

The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 confers powers on the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to impose penalties for contravention of the provisions of the Market Abuse Regulation prohibiting insider dealing and unlawful disclosure of inside information, or market manipulation, or contravention of any of the other provisions of that Regulation1. The Regulation establishes a common regulatory framework on insider dealing, the unlawful disclosure of inside information and market manipulation (market abuse) as well as measures to prevent market abuse to ensure the integrity of financial markets in the Union and to enhance

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