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The allotment of shares and issue of shares is governed by statute and the applicable statutory provisions differ according to the type of company that is proposing the...

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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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Having established the existence of a ‘professional’ who may owe duties to their client, it is then necessary to consider the bases on which such duties may be founded....

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This Market Tracker Trend Report 'Trends in UK Equity Capital Markets 2016' provides an insight into the dynamics and trends of equity capital markets activity in the UK...

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This Market Tracker trend report, Trends in UK Equity Capital Markets, examines the current dynamics of ECM activity in respect of IPOs and secondary fundraisings on both...

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Market Tracker’s annual report on Trends in UK Equity Capital Markets reviews ECM activity in respect of IPOs and secondary fundraisings on both the Main Market and AIM....

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This Market Tracker Trend Report provides an insight into the dynamics and trends of equity capital markets activity in the UK for the period Q4 2013–Q3 2014. It outlines...

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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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Click here to download the latest Initial Public Offerings 2020 report 2020, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are...

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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For guidance, see...

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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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What is an intention to float announcement? Produced in partnership with Louise Wolfson. An intention to float announcements (ITF) is generally the first announcement to...

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Contract Where a contract is made by two or more parties it may contain a promise or obligation made by two or more of those parties. Any such promise may be: • joint •...

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When acting on a corporate transaction (transaction) a professional adviser, eg financial adviser, solicitor, accountant etc, will enter into a letter of engagement with...

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This Practice Note relates to the admission of global depositary receipts (GDRs) to listing on the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and to trading...

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On 27 March 2013, the London Stock Exchange (LSE) announced the launch of the High Growth Segment of the Main Market (HGS). The HGS is intended to be a launch pad for...

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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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Market Abuse Regulation level 2 and 3 measures The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide an overview of the technical standards, technical advice and guidelines...

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What is the objective of the Market Abuse Regulation? The Market Abuse Regulation (EU) 596/2014 (Market Abuse Regulation) introduced an updated and strengthened EU market...

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This Practice Note provides an overview of the offence of insider dealing as prescribed by the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) 596/2014 (Market Abuse Regulation). Brexit...

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What is the definition of a market sounding? Recital 32 and Article 11(1) of the Market Abuse Regulation set out the definition of 'market sounding' as the communication...

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The Market Abuse Regulation established a common regulatory framework on market abuse, as well as measures to prevent market abuse to ensure the integrity of the EU...

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This Practice Note provides a quick guide to the key elements the unlawful disclosure of inside information provisions of Regulation (EU) 596/2014 (the Market Abuse...

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This Practice Note looks at the main methods and materials used to market an initial public offer (IPO) of securities on the Official List of the Financial...

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Misleading impressions—elements of the offence The Financial Services Act 2012 (FSA 2012) creates an offence of misleading impressions where formerly under section 397 of...

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Offences relating to financial services The Financial Services Act 2012 creates three offences relating to market manipulation where formerly under section 397 of the...

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Part 7 of the Financial Services Act 2012 The Financial Services Act 2012 (FSA 2012) introduced new criminal offences relating to financial services of: • making false or...

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The UK has long been a popular destination for both UK and overseas companies looking to raise finance on a public securities market. Trading on a UK stock market allows...

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Brexit impact The UK prospectus and listing regime may be affected by Brexit. For the purposes of this note, the main changes relate to the domestication of the current...

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