Status: Please note you should read all Brexit changes to the FCA Handbook and BTS alongside the main FCA transitional directions. Where these directions apply the 'standstill', firms have the choice between complying with the pre-IP completion day rules, or the post-IP completion day rules. To see a full list of Handbook modules affected, please see Annex B to the main FCA transitional directions.

LR 1.1 Introduction


Note: ESMA has also issued guidelines under article 16(3) of the ESMA Regulation covering ‘Alternative Performance Measures’. See ESMA guidelines: Alternative Performance Measures dated 5 October 2015 (ESMA/2015/1415).5
LR 1.1.1RRP

1LR applies as follows:

  1. (1)

    all of LR (other than LR 8.3, LR 8.4, LR 8.6 and LR 8.7) applies to an issuer; and

  2. (2)

    LR 1, LR 8.1, LR 8.3, LR 8.4, LR 8.6 and LR 8.7 apply to a sponsor and a person applying for approval as a sponsor.

Note: when exercising its functions under Part VI of the Act, the FCA may use the name: the UK Listing Authority.

Other relevant parts of Handbook

Note: Other parts of the Handbook that may also be relevant to issuers or sponsors include DTR (the Disclosure Guidance4 and Transparency Rules sourcebook), PRR6 (the Prospectus Regulation6 Rules sourcebook), COBS3 (the Conduct of Business sourcebook), DEPP (Decision Procedure and Penalties Manual)2, Chapter 9 of SUP (the Supervision manual) and GEN (General Provisions).

The following Regulatory Guides may also be relevant to issuers or sponsors:2

1. The Enforcement Guide (EG)2

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