where the smooth operation of the market is, or may be, temporarily jeopardised or where protecting investors so requires, the FCA may suspend, with effect from such time as it may determine, the listing of any securities at any time and in such circumstances as it thinks fit (whether or not at the request of the issuer or its sponsor on its behalf);
where the FCA considers it necessary for the purpose of the exercise by it of functions under the Market Abuse Regulation or any directly applicable EU regulation made under the Market Abuse Regulation, the FCA may suspend trading in a financial instrument under section 122I of the Act;3
3where the FCA considers it necessary for the purpose of the exercise by it of functions under the auction regulation the FCA may suspend trading in emission auction products under section 122I of the Act;
where there are reasonable grounds for suspecting that a provision of Part VI of the Act, a provision contained in the prospectus rules, or any other provision made in accordance with the Prospectus Regulation6 has been infringed, the FCA may:
3where the FCA considers it necessary for the purposes set out in section 122G of the Act the FCA may, by notice in writing, require an issuer to publish specified information or a specified statement as set out under section 122G of the Act; and
3where the FCA considers it necessary for the purposes set out in section 122H of the Act the FCA may, by notice in writing, require a person to publish corrective information or a corrective statement as set out under section 122H of the Act.
2Where a person who is a shareholder has contravened one or more relevant transparency provisions (as defined in section 89NA(11) of the Act) in respect of shares in a company admitted to trading on a regulated market and the FCA considers the breach to be serious, the FCA may apply to the Court for an order suspending that person’s voting rights as set out in section 89NA of the Act.