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LR 7.1 Application and purpose

Application

LR 7.1.1RRP

1The Listing Principles apply to every listed company with a primary listing of equity securities in respect of all its obligations arising from the listing rules and the disclosure rules and transparency rules.

Purpose

LR 7.1.2GRP

The purpose of the Listing Principles is to ensure that listed companies pay due regard to the fundamental role they play in maintaining market confidence and ensuring fair and orderly markets.

LR 7.1.3GRP

The Listing Principles are designed to assist listed companies in identifying their obligations and responsibilities under the listing rules and the disclosure rules and transparency rules. The Listing Principles should be interpreted together with relevant rules and guidance which underpin the Listing Principles.

LR 7.1.4GRP

DEPP 6 (Penalties) and EG 72 set out guidance on the consequences of breaching the Listing Principles.

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