The following Corporate guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
This Resource Note highlights relevant commentary, analysis and resources to assist with the interpretation of, and provide practical guidance on the application of, Chapter 5 of the Listing Rules (LR 5).
Materials covered in this Resource Note include, where relevant:
the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Handbook
FCA guidance in its Knowledge Base—Procedural notes and Technical notes which constitute formal guidance and are binding on the FCA (although these are based on the prospectus regime under the Prospectus Directive, the FCA states on its website that the guidance should be applied to prospectuses drawn up under the Prospectus Regulation to the extent compatible)
FCA consultation papers, discussion papers, policy and feedback statements and warnings
Primary Market Bulletins and other publications of the FCA
former UKLA technical and procedural notes and the UKLA's newsletter List!, to provide the historical position regarding the development, interpretation or application of a provision
relevant documents from the EU, including EU Directives, directly applicable EU Regulations and publications of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)
Lexis PSL and LexisLibrary resources
LR 5—Setting the scene
LR 5.1—Suspending listing
LR 5.1.2 G (4)—Examples of when FCA may suspend
LR 5.2.10 R (1)—Cancellation in relation to takeover offers
LR 5.2.11A R—Cancellation in relation to takeover offers: offeror interested in more than 50% of voting rights
LR 5.4A.4 R—Shareholder approval required in certain cases
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