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Capital markets practice: news round-up

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • December 18 2012

Welcome to the latest in our series of regular alerts containing a round-up of news from our capital markets practice

Corporate governance: executive remuneration: the ABI publishes revised Principles of Remuneration

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 30 2012

On 26 November 2012, the Association of British Insurers (‘ABI’) published a revised version of its Principles of Remuneration aimed at the remuneration committees of listed companies

Corporate reporting: narrative reporting: the government consults on proposals to focus reporting on transparency: new disclosure requirements for quoted companies

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 30 2012

The Government has published for consultation draft legislation to amend the Companies Act 2006 with the aim of making corporate reporting more transparent

Corporate governance: equity capital markets: the government responds to the Kay Review of UK Equity Markets and Long-Term Decision Making

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 30 2012

On 22 November 2012, the Government issued its response to the findings of the Kay Review of UK Equity Markets and Long-Term Decision Making (‘the Kay Review’

The Listing Regime: the FSA has published changes to the Listing Rules, the Prospectus Rules and the Disclosure and Transparency Rules: some of these changes are now in force

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 22 2012

On 28 September 2012, following an earlier consultation, the Financial Services Authority (‘FSA’) published Handbook Notice 123 with amendments to the Listing Rules, the Prospectus Rules and the Disclosure and Transparency Rules

The Listing Regime: the FSA publishes a consultation paper on ‘enhancing the effectiveness of the Listing Regime’

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 22 2012

Following its consultation in January of this year, the Financial Services Authority (‘FSA’) has proposed a number of further changes to the Listing Rules with the aim of enhancing the effectiveness of the Listing Regime

Corporate reporting: the FRC has launched a discussion paper on ‘Thinking about disclosures in a broader context’

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 22 2012

On 15 October 2012, the Financial Reporting Council (‘FRC’) published a discussion paper, ‘Thinking about disclosures in a broader context’, with the aim of improving the quality of financial reporting disclosures

London Stock Exchange: the government publishes proposals to open London’s equity markets to high growth companies

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 22 2012

On 20 September 2012, the Government announced that is has, together with the London Stock Exchange, developed a set of proposals to attract entrepreneurs and high-growth companies to the London equity markets, including a new route to the UK market for high-growth companies

Corporate governance: auditing standards: the FRC publishes revised standards to improve auditor communication and extend auditor reporting

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 22 2012

Following its recent consultation, the Financial Reporting Council (‘FRC’) has published (on 28 September 2012) revised International Standards on Auditing (UK and Ireland), effective for audits of financial statements for periods beginning on or after 1 October 2012

UKLA helpdesk: guidance on the new arrangements effective 1 October 2012

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 25 2012

As previously reported, the United Kingdom Listing Authority (‘UKLA’) will, as from 30 September 2012, only accept requests for guidance by telephone in cases of exceptional urgency or from a sponsor in connection with sponsor services