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LR 4.1 Application and Purpose


LR 4.1.1RRP

1This chapter applies to an issuer that has applied for the admission of:

  1. (1)

    securities specified in article 1(2) of the Prospectus Regulation3 (other than securities specified in article 1(2)(b) or (d) of that regulation3); or

  2. (2)

    any other specialist securities for which a prospectus is not required under the Act or the Prospectus Regulation24.


LR 4.1.2GRP
  1. (1)

    The purpose of this chapter is to require listing particulars to be prepared and published for securities that are the subject of an application for listing in the circumstances set out in LR 4.1.1 R where a prospectus is not required under the Prospectus Regulation.3

Listing particulars to be approved and published

LR 4.1.3RRP

An issuer must ensure that listing particulars for securities referred to in LR 4.1.1 R are approved by the FCA and published in accordance with LR 4.3.5 R.

Note: Under LR 2.2.11 R, the securities will only be listed if listing particulars for the securities have been approved by the FCA and published.