Continuing obligations

Continuing obligations guidance:

This Resource Note outlines the overlap between the Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules (DTR) and the 2016 UK Corporate Governance Code (the UKCG Code or Code),...

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This Resource Note looks at the section of the 2016 UK Corporate Governance Code (2016 UKCG Code) which explains the 'comply or explain' concept and its application and...

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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Schedule A of the 2016 UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), on 'The Design of Performance-Related Remuneration for...

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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Schedule B of the 2016 UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), on 'Disclosure of Corporate Governance...

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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Section A of the 2016 UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), on 'Leadership', and highlights relevant third party...

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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Section B of the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), on 'Effectiveness', and highlights relevant third party...

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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Section C of the 2016 UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), on 'Accountability', and highlights relevant third...

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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Section D of the 2016 UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), on 'Remuneration', and highlights relevant third party...

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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Section E of the 2016 UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), on 'Relations with Shareholders', and highlights...

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This Practice Note summarises the law relating to the steps involved in preparing, identifying recipients and sending a notice of an annual general meeting (AGM). It...

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The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union. Brexit can occur either in accordance with a ratified withdrawal agreement between the UK and the EU or...

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This Practice Note focuses on the continuing obligations of an issuer of depositary receipts where such issuer is listed on the Official List of the Financial Conduct...

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This Practice Note considers the obligations regarding the disclosure and control of inside information under the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (Market Abuse...

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This Practice Note gives a general overview of the financial reporting obligations of a listed company as regards financial reporting under the Listing Rules and the...

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This Practice Note focuses on the disclosures required in respect of transactions by a person discharging managerial responsibility (PDMR) and persons closely associated...

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This Practice Note focuses on the notification obligations of holders and issuers of interests in voting rights in an issuer whose shares are admitted to trading on a...

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Background The remuneration of quoted company executive directors is subject to greater shareholder, media and political scrutiny than ever before. In addition to the...

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This Practice Note outlines the regulatory framework for remuneration of directors of quoted and unquoted traded companies against the current backdrop of increased...

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When a listed company or an AIM company wishes to declare and pay dividends to its shareholders, it has to comply with the provisions of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006)....

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Brexit impact The operation of the UK listing and prospectus regime may be affected by Brexit. In particular for the purposes of this note, changes to reflect the UK’s...

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The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000) creates a range of criminal and civil/regulatory offences. For further information on civil/regulatory breaches...

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This Practice Note summarises the law relating to the steps involved in preparing, identifying recipients and sending a notice of general meeting. It covers the form and...

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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidelines and market practice in relation to holding a general meeting. It is suitable for use by both practitioners and company...

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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidelines and market practice relating to the holding of an annual general meeting (AGM). It is suitable for use by both...

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Insider dealing is the use of sensitive or privileged information that has not yet been released to the public to take advantage of the market. When someone in possession...

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This Practice Note considers the obligation of an issuer who issues or proposes to issue financial instruments which are within the scope of the Market Abuse Regulation...

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This Practice Note covers the issues that a public company will need to consider in an acquisition or disposal of assets, in addition to those where both buyer and seller...

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The issues raised in this practice note apply to companies whose shares have a standard or premium listing on the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 23 November 2018, the FCA published consultation paper CP 18/36 on Brexit: Proposed changes to the Handbook and Binding Technical Standards—second...

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Market Abuse Regulation—background and purpose This Practice Note explains the key features of Regulation (EU) 596/2014 (the Market Abuse Regulation), which repealed and...

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