a regional or local authority of a state5;
the European Central Bank;5
the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) established by the EFSF Framework Agreement and any other mechanism established with the objective of preserving the financial stability of European monetary union by providing temporary financial assistance to the EEA States whose currency is the euro; and5
[Note: article 8(1)(a) of the TD]
The rules on annual financial reports in DTR 4.1 (including DTR 4.1.7R (4)1 and3 half-yearly financial reports (DTR 4.2) do not apply to an issuer that issues exclusively debt securities admitted to trading the denomination per unit of which is at least 100,000 euros2 (or an equivalent amount).1332
The rules on half-yearly financial reports (DTR 4.2) do not apply to a credit institution whose shares are not admitted to trading and which has, in a continuous or repeated manner, only issued debt securities provided that:
the total nominal amount of all such debt securities remains below 100,000,000 Euros; and
[Note: article 8(2) of the TD]
The rules on half-yearly financial reports do not apply to an issuer already existing on 31 December 2003 which exclusively issue debt securities unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed by the United Kingdom6 or by a regional or local authority of United Kingdom6, on a regulated market.
[Note: article 8(3) of the TD]
half-yearly financial reports (DTR 4.2); and
[Note: article 23(1) of the TD]
The FCA maintains a published list of third countries6,5 for the purpose of DTR 4.4.8R6, whose laws5 lay down requirements equivalent to those imposed upon issuers by this chapter, or where the requirements of the law of that third country6 are considered to be equivalent by the FCA5.Such issuers remain subject to the following requirements of DTR 6:
the filing of information with the FCA;
the language provisions; and
the dissemination of information provisions.