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This Practice Notice focuses on the two segments of the UK listing regime (standard and premium). It details the general listing requirements (for both a standard listing and a premium listing) and the super equivalent requirements for a premium listing (commercial company) which are set out in the Listing Rules. It also provides details of the concessionary routes to premium listing for mineral companies, scientific research based companies and property companies.
The UK listing regime has two listing segments: 'standard' and 'premium', each of which is divided into a number of categories. A company must comply with the requirements that are applicable to the category under which it is listing.
The standard listing segment has five security categories:
shares, other than:
equity shares issued by a company that is an investment entity unless such entity has a premium listing of a class of equity shares, and
preference shares that are specialist securities, ie securities which are normally bought and traded by a limited number of investors who are particularly knowledgeable in investment matters
certificates representing certain securities, eg global depository receipts
debt and debt-like instruments eg, debt securities, asset-backed securities, certificates representing debt securities, or convertible securities or preferences shares that are specialist securities
securitised derivatives (whether retail, specialist or derivative products specifically approved by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)), and
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and procedure in the civil courts that have been introduced as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For guidance, see Practice Note: Coronavirus
This Practice Note identifies the main torts (bar negligence and nuisance, which are covered elsewhere in our related content) and their key characteristics. Specifically:•trespass to land•trespass to the person•privacy/defamation•liability for animals•employers' liability•product
This Practice Note is an archive of news from the Loan Market Association (LMA) on LMA documentation and related topics. It covers LMA updates from early 2013 to January 2016. For the latest LMA developments since January 2016, see Practice Note: Loan Market Association (LMA)—latest news on
A certificate of title (also known as a certificate on title) is a particular species of report on title.When solicitors are instructed to investigate title to land (for instance, when land is being acquired or offered up as security), they will write a report on title for their client, which sets
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