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DTR 6.2 Filing information and use of language

Application

DTR 6.2.1R

This section applies to:

  1. (1)

    an issuer:

    1. (a)

      whose transferable securities are admitted to trading; and

    2. (b)

      whose Home State is the United Kingdom; and

  2. (2)

    a person who has requested, without the issuer's consent, the admission of its transferable securities to trading on a regulated market.

Filing of information with FCA

DTR 6.2.2R

An issuer or person that discloses regulated information must, at the same time, file that information with the FCA. [Note: article 19(1) of the TD]

DTR 6.2.3G

An issuer or person that discloses regulated information may comply with DTR 6.2.2 R by using a primary information provider2 to disseminate the information in accordance with DTR 6.3.

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Language

DTR 6.2.4R

If transferable securities are admitted to trading only in the United Kingdom and the United Kingdom is the Home State, regulated information must be disclosed in English. [Note: article 20(1) of the TD]

DTR 6.2.5R

If transferable securities are admitted to trading in more than one EEA State including the United Kingdom and the United Kingdom is the Home State, regulated information must be disclosed:

  1. (1)

    in English; and

  2. (2)

    either in a language accepted by the competent authorities of each Host State or in a language customary in the sphere of international finance, at the choice of the issuer.

    [Note: article 20(2) of theTD]

DTR 6.2.6R
  1. (1)

    If transferable securities are admitted to trading in one or more EEA States excluding the United Kingdom and the United Kingdom is the Home State, regulated information must be disclosed either:

    1. (a)

      in a language accepted by the competent authorities of those Host States; or

    2. (b)

      in a language customary in the sphere of international finance,

    at the choice of the issuer.

  2. (2)

    Where the United Kingdom is the Home State, regulated information must be disclosed either in English or in another language customary in the sphere of international finance, at the choice of the issuer.

[Note: article 20(3) of theTD]

DTR 6.2.7R

If transferable securities are admitted to trading without the issuer's consent:

  1. (1)

    DTR 6.2.4 R to DTR 6.2.6 R do not apply to the issuer; and

  2. (2)

    DTR 6.2.4 R to DTR 6.2.6 R apply to the person who has requested such admission without the issuer's consent.

[Note: article 20(4) of theTD]

DTR 6.2.8R

If transferable securities whose denomination per unit amounts to at least 100,000 euros1 (or an equivalent amount) are admitted to trading in the United Kingdom or in one or more EEA States, regulated information must be disclosed to the public in either a language accepted by the competent authorities of the Home State and Host States or in a language customary in the sphere of international finance, at the choice of the issuer or of the person who, without the issuer's consent, has requested such admission.

[Note: article 20(6)of theTD]

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English language

DTR 6.2.9G

English is a language accepted by the FCA where the United Kingdom is a Home State or Host State.