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LR 1.1 Introduction


Note: ESMA has also issued guidelines under article 16(3) of the ESMA Regulation covering ‘Alternative Performance Measures’. See
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), PR (the Prospectus 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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