Monday, 27th July 2020
QCA Response to the London Stock Exchange's Consultation on the Market Structure for the Trading of Smaller Equity Securities outside of the FTSE 350 index
Our Market and Regulations Expert Group helped us to respond to the London Stock Exchange's consultation on the market structure for the trading of smaller equity securities outside of the FTSE 350 index.
A working group made up of representatives from our Markets & Regualtions, Legal and Corporate Finance Expert Groups has advised on our response to the Takeover Panel's consultations on proft forecasts (PCP 2012/1) and companies subject to the code (PCP 2012/3).
QCA response to Financial Services Authority CP12/2: Amendments to the Listing Rules, Prospectus Rules, Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules
The Quoted Companies Alliance Legal Committee, Corporate Governance Committee, Markets and Regulations Advisory Group and the Corporate Finance Advisory Group have advised on our response to the Financial Services Authority's consultation on amendments to the Listing Rules.
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.
A working group made up of representatives from the QCA Markets and Regulations and Corporate Governance Committees examined this consultation from the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), which looked at how to encourage long-termism in the UK.
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.
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