Thursday, 17th September 2020
QCA response to HM Treasury's consultation on early implementation of Prospectus Directive amendments
The Quoted Companies Alliance's Legal Committee responded to this consultation on the early implementation of certain amendments to the Prospectus Directive.
The Quoted Companies Alliance's Legal Committee advised on this response to the Takeover Panel's most recent consultation on its draft amendments to the the Takeover Code.
The QCA Legal Committee provided input into the European Securities and Markets Authority's call for evidence on the amending Directive to the Prospectus Directive. This covers what information should be included in a proportionate prospectus for some preemptive offers and offers by SMEs and companies with reduced market capitalisations.
Representatives from the QCA Markets & Regulations and Legal Committees examined the European Commission's proposals on amending MiFID (the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive), which includes a call to create a framework in MiFID for specialised SME markets.
The QCA Markets and Regulations, Legal and Corporate Finance Advisors Committees assisted in preparing the QCA's response to HM Treasury's consultation on 'A New Approach to Financial Regulation: Judgement, Focus and Stability', which discusses the future of the UK Listing Authority.
Various QCA committees assisted in preparing this response to HM Treasury and the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)'s consultation on Financing a private sector recovery (also known as the Business Finance Green Paper).
The QCA Markets and Regulations and Legal Committees reviewed the European Commission's consultation on changes to the Transparency Directive, which discusses the possibility of a proportionate regime for smaller listed companies.
QCA Response to the European Commission's Public Consultation on a Revision to the Market Abuse Directive
The QCA Markets and Regulations and Legal Committees examined the European Commission's consultation paper on the Market Abuse Directive, which proposes extending the regime to MTFs and the seeks views on an adapted market abuse regime for SMEs.
A working group made up of representatives on the Markets and Regulations and Legal Committees examined the Takeover Panel's consultation on the review of aspects of takeover bid regulation, which came about due to the controversy surrounding the Kraft-Cradbury takeover.
The QCA Corporate Finance Advisors and Legal Committees examined this consultation from the London Stock Exchange on proposed new AIM rules for investing companies and other changes.
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