We are pleased to present the latest edition of Bird & Bird Capital Markets Group: PLC Update

New Prospectus Regulation – Final Implementation

As reported previously, the new Prospectus Regulation (EU Regulation 2017/1129) ("Prospectus Regulation") will replace the existing Prospectus Directive and be directly effective across all EU member states, without any requirement for it to be implemented into national law.

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FCA Competition Enforcement

The UK Financial Conduct Authority issues its first formal decision under the competition enforcement powers it was given in 2015. We look at the decision in more detail and its implication for market participants.

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AIM Corporate Governance – A Survey of Codes

The Quoted Companies Alliance has recently conducted a survey of the corporate governance codes being adopted by AIM companies, following the introduction of a new requirement for AIM companies. In our article we take a look at the results.

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AIM Disciplinary Notice

The London Stock Exchange has issued a disciplinary notice which highlights the importance of an AIM company needing to follow the guidance that has been given to it by its nominated adviser. We look at the implications of the decision in more detail.

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