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COLL 5.2.7RRP
(1) A transferable security is an investment which is any of the following:(a) a share;(b) a debenture;(ba) an alternative debenture;11(c) a government and public security;(d) a warrant; or(e) a certificate representing certain securities.(2) An investment is not a transferable security if the title to it cannot be transferred, or can be transferred only with the consent of a third party.(3) In applying (2) to an investment which is issued by a body corporate, and which is a share
COLL 5.2.7ARRP
(1) 7A UCITS scheme may invest in a transferable security only to the extent that the transferable security fulfils the following criteria:(a) the potential loss which the UCITS scheme may incur with respect to holding the transferable security is limited to the amount paid for it;(b) its liquidity does not compromise the ability of the authorised fund manager to comply with its obligation to redeemunits at the request of any qualifying unitholder (see COLL 6.2.16 R (3) );(c)
COLL 5.2.10BRRP
(1) 7A UCITS scheme may invest in an approved money-market instrument if it is:(a) issued or guaranteed by any one of the following:(i) a central authority of an EEA State or, if the EEA State is a federal state, one of the members making up the federation;(ii) a regional or local authority of an EEA State;(iii) the European Central Bank or a central bank of an EEA State;(iv) the European Union or the European Investment Bank;(v) a non-EEA State or, in the case of a federal state,
DTR 6.1.1RRP
(1) 1Subject to the exemptions set out in DTR 6.1.16 R - DTR 6.1.19 R this section applies in relation to an issuer whose Home State is the United Kingdom.(2) References to transferable securities, shares and debt securities are to such instruments as are admitted to trading.
DTR 6.1.10RRP
An issuer of securities other than shares admitted to trading on a regulated market must disclose to the public without delay any changes in the rights of holders of securities other than shares, including changes in the terms and conditions of such securities which could indirectly affect those rights, resulting in particular from a change in loan terms or in interest rates.[Note article 16(2) of the TD]
DTR 6.1.19RRP
DTR 6.1.3 R to DTR 6.1.8 R and DTR 6.1.12 R to DTR 6.1.15 R do not apply to: (1) an issuer of transferable securities convertible into shares;(2) an issuer of preference shares; and(3) an issuer of depository receipts.
LR 17.3.2RRP
(1) An issuer'ssecurities must be admitted to trading on a RIE's market for listed securities at all times.(2) An issuer must inform the FCA in writing without delay if it has:(a) requested a RIE to admit or re-admit any of its listed securities to trading; or(b) requested a RIE to cancel or suspend trading of any of its listed securities; or(c) been informed by a RIE that the trading of any of its listed securities will be cancelled or suspended.
LR 17.3.6GRP
An issuer that meets the following criteria is not required to comply with LR 17.3.4 R:(1) The issuer is an issuer of asset backed securities and would if it were a debt issuer to which DTR 4 applied be relieved of the obligations to draw up and publish annual and 3 half yearly financial reports in accordance with DTR 4.4.2 R provided the issuer is not otherwise required to comply with any other requirement for the publication of annual reports and accounts.1133(2) (a) the issuer:(i)
LR 17.3.9AGRP
1An issuer, whose securities are admitted to trading on a regulated market, should consider its obligations under DTR 4 (Periodic financial reporting), DTR 5 (Vote holder and issuer notification rules) and DTR 6 (Access to information).
LR 17.3.10RRP
An issuer must ensure that any circular it issues to holders of its listed securities about proposed amendments to a trust deed includes:(1) an explanation of the effect of the proposed amendments; and(2) either the full terms of the proposed amendments, or a statement that they will be available for inspection:(a) from the date the circular is sent until the close of the relevant general meeting at a place in or near the City of London or such other place as the FCA may determine;
LR 17.3.12RRP
(1) An issuer must ensure that any circular it issues to holders of its listed securities relating to a resolution proposing to redeem listed securities before their due date for redemption includes:(a) an explanation of the reasons for the early redemption;(b) a statement of the market values for the securities on the first dealing day in each of the six months before the date of the circular and on the latest practicable date before sending the circular;(c) a statement of any
LR 17.3.13RRP
An issuer must ensure that any definitive document of title for a security (other than a bearer security) includes the following matters on its face (or on the reverse in the case of paragraph (5)):(1) the authority under which the issuer is constituted and the country of incorporation and registered number (if any);(2) the number or amount of securities the certificate represents and, if applicable, the number and denomination of units (in the top right-hand corner);(3) a footnote
LR 5.2.2GRP
Examples of when the FCA may cancel the listing of securities include (but are not limited to) situations where it appears to the FCA that:(1) the securities are no longer admitted to trading as required by these rules; or(2) the issuer no longer satisfies its continuing obligations for listing, for example if the percentage of shares in public hands falls below 25% or such lower percentage as the FCA may permit (the FCA may however allow a reasonable time to restore the percentage,
LR 5.2.4RRP
An issuer must satisfy the requirements applicable to it in LR 5.2.5 R to LR 5.2.11CR10 and LR 5.3 before the FCA will cancel the listing of its securities at its request.99
LR 5.2.7RRP
LR 5.2.5 R (2) and (2A)11 will not apply where an issuer of securities11 notifies a RIS:444151(1) that the financial position of the issuer or its group is so precarious that, but for the proposal referred to in LR 5.2.7 R (2), there is no reasonable prospect that the issuer will avoid going into formal insolvency proceedings;(2) that there is a proposal for a transaction, arrangement or other form of reconstruction of the issuer or its group which is necessary to ensure the
LR 5.2.8RRP
An issuer that wishes the FCA to cancel the listing of listed securities (other than securities11 with a premium listing41) must notify a RIS, giving at least 20 business days notice of the intended cancellation but is not required to obtain the approval of the holders of those securities contemplated in LR 5.2.5 R (2) or (2A)11.15144
LR 20.4.1RRP
An issuer that has only miscellaneous securities listed is subject to the continuing obligations set out in this chapter.
LR 20.4.2RRP
An issuer that has both miscellaneous securities and other securities listed is subject to the continuing obligations set out in this chapter and the continuing obligations that are applicable to the other securities so listed.
LR 20.4.3RRP
(1) An issuer's listed miscellaneous securities must be admitted to trading on a RIE's market for listed securities at all times.(2) An issuer must inform the FCA in writing as soon as possible if it has:(a) requested a RIE to admit or re-admit any of its listed miscellaneous securities to trading; or(b) requested a RIE to cancel or suspend trading of any of its listed miscellaneous securities; or(c) been informed by a RIE that the trading of any of its listed miscellaneous securities
LR 20.4.4RRP
An issuer with listed miscellaneous securities must comply with LR 2.2.12 R at all times.
LR 20.4.6GRP
An issuer, whose miscellaneous securities are admitted to trading on a regulated market, should consider its obligations under DTR 4 (Periodic financial reporting), DTR 5 (Vote holder and issuer notification rules), DTR 6 (Access to information) and DTR 7 (Corporate governance).
LR 20.4.8RRP
An issuer must comply with the requirements in LR 9.5.15 R (Temporary documents of title (including renounceable documents)) and LR 9.5.16 R (Definitive documents of title) so far as relevant to miscellaneous securities.
DTR 6.2.1RRP
This section applies to:(1) an issuer:(a) whose transferable securities are admitted to trading; and(b) whose Home State is the United Kingdom; and(2) a person who has requested, without the issuer's consent, the admission of its transferable securities to trading on a regulated market.
DTR 6.2.5RRP
If transferable securities are admitted to trading in more than one EEA State including the United Kingdom and the United Kingdom is the Home State, regulated information must be disclosed:(1) in English; and(2) either in a language accepted by the competent authorities of each Host State or in a language customary in the sphere of international finance, at the choice of the issuer. [Note: article 20(2) of the TD]
DTR 6.2.6RRP
(1) If transferable securities are admitted to trading in one or more EEA States excluding the United Kingdom and the United Kingdom is the Home State, regulated information must be disclosed either:(a) in a language accepted by the competent authorities of those Host States; or(b) in a language customary in the sphere of international finance,at the choice of the issuer.(2) Where the United Kingdom is the Home State, regulated information must be disclosed either in English or
DTR 6.2.7RRP
If transferable securities are admitted to trading without the issuer's consent:(1) DTR 6.2.4 R to DTR 6.2.6 R do not apply to the issuer; and(2) DTR 6.2.4 R to DTR 6.2.6 R apply to the person who has requested such admission without the issuer's consent.[Note: article 20(4) of the TD]
DTR 6.2.8RRP
If transferable securities whose denomination per unit amounts to at least 100,000 euros1 (or an equivalent amount) are admitted to trading in the United Kingdom or in one or more EEA States, regulated information must be disclosed to the public in either a language accepted by the competent authorities of the Home State and Host States or in a language customary in the sphere of international finance, at the choice of the issuer or of the person who, without the issuer's consent,
LR 19.4.2RRP
An issuer that has both securitised derivatives and other securitieslisted is subject to the continuing obligations set out in this chapter and the continuing obligations that are applicable to the other securities so listed.
LR 19.4.3RRP
(1) An issuer'slistedsecuritised derivatives must be admitted to trading on a RIE's market for listed securities at all times.(2) An issuer must inform the FCA in writing as soon as possible if it has:(a) requested a RIE to admit or re-admit any of its listedsecuritised derivatives to trading; or(b) requested a RIE to cancel or suspend trading of any of its listedsecuritised derivatives; or(c) been informed by a RIE that the trading of any of its listedsecuritised derivatives
LR 19.4.11AGRP
1An issuer, whose securities are admitted to trading on a regulated market, should consider its obligations under DTR 4 (Periodic financial reporting), DTR 5 (Vote holder and issuer notification rules) and DTR 6 (Access to information).
LR 3.4.1RRP
LR 3.4.4 R to LR 3.4.6 R1 apply to an applicant that is seeking admission of any of the following types of securities:1(1) debt securities;(2) asset-backed securities;(3) certificates representing certain securities;2(4) [deleted]11(5) convertible securities;21(6) miscellaneous securities; and2(7) preference shares that are specialist securities.2
LR 3.4.4RRP
An applicant must submit, in final form, to the FCA by midday two business days before the FCA is to consider the application:1(1) a completed Application for Admission of Securities to the Official List;(2) either:(a) the prospectus, or listing particulars that has been approved by the FCA; or(b) a copy of the prospectus, a certificate of approval and (if applicable) a translation of the summary of the prospectus, if another EEA State is the home Member State for the securities;1(3)
LR 3.4.5RRP
11If confirmation of the number of securities to be issued pursuant to a board resolution cannot be submitted to the FCA by the deadline set out in LR 3.4.4 R or, the number of securities to be admitted is lower than the number notified under LR 3.4.4 R, written confirmation of the number of securities to be issued or admitted must be provided to the FCA by the applicant at least one hour before the admission to listing is to become effective.
LR 3.4.7AGRP
1An applicant for the admission of securities under an issuance programme must confirm in its Application for Admission of Securities to the Official List that at admission all of the securities the subject of the application will be in issue pursuant to board resolutions authorising the issue.
LR 3.5.1RRP
This section applies to an applicant that wishes to apply for admission of securities using a block listing.11
LR 3.5.2GRP
11If the process of applying for admission of securities is likely to be very onerous due to the frequent or irregular nature of allotments and if no prospectus or listing particulars are required for the securities, an applicant may apply for a block listing of a specified number of the securities.
LR 3.5.3GRP
The grant of a block listing constitutes admission to listing for the securities that are the subject of the block. Separately, the provisions of PR 1.2.2 R will need to be considered by the applicant when the securities that are the subject of the block listing are being issued.1
LR 3.5.5RRP
(1) An applicant applying for admission to listing by way of a block listing must notify an RIS of the number and type of securities that are the subject of the block listing application and the circumstances of their issue.(2) The notification in paragraph (1) must be made by 9 a.m. on the day the FCA is to consider the application.
LR 3.5.6RRP
Every six months the applicant must notify a RIS of the details of the number of securities covered by the block listing which have been allotted in the previous six months, using the Block Listing Six Monthly Return.1Note: A copy of the Block Listing Six Monthly Return can be found on the UKLA section of the FCA website.
LR 5.3.1RRP
A request by an issuer for the listing of its securities to be suspended or cancelled must be in writing and must include:(1) the issuer's name;(2) details of the securities to which it relates and the RIEs on which they are traded;(3) a clear explanation of the background and reasons for the request;(4) the date on which the issuer requests the suspension or cancellation to take effect;(5) for a suspension, the time the issuer wants the suspension to take effect;(6) if relevant,
LR 5.3.2RRP
The issuer must also include with a request to cancel the listing of its securities the following:(1) if the cancellation is to take effect after the completion of the compulsory acquisition procedures under Chapter 3 of Part 281 of the Companies Act 20061, a copy of the notice sent to dissenting shareholders of the offeree together with written confirmation that there have been no objections made to the court within the prescribed period;11(2) for a cancellation referred to in
LR 5.3.4GRP
A written request by an issuer to have the listing of its securities suspended should be made as soon as practicable. Suspension requests received for the opening of the market should allow sufficient time for the FCA to deal with the request before trading starts.
LR 5.3.5RRP
A written request by an issuer to have the listing of its securities cancelled must be made not less than 24 hours before the cancellation is expected to take effect.
LR 5.3.7GRP
(1) If an issuer requests the FCA to suspend or cancel the listing of its securities, it may withdraw its request at any time before the suspension or cancellation takes effect. The withdrawal request should initially be made by telephone and then confirmed in writing as soon as possible, with an explanation of the reasons for the withdrawal.(2) Even if an issuer withdraws its request, the FCA may still suspend or cancel the listing of the securities if it considers it is necessary
LR 5.3.8GRP
4If an issuer requests the FCA to suspend or cancel the listing of its securities under LR 5.3.1 R and the FCA agrees to do so, the notification given by the FCA to the issuer will include the following information: (1) the date on which the suspension or cancellation took effect or will take effect;(2) details of the suspension or cancellation; and (3) in relation to requests for suspension, details of the issuer's right to apply for the suspension of its listed securities to
PR 2.2.2RRP
(1) A prospectus composed of separate documents must divide the required information into a registration document, a securities note and a summary.(2) The registration document must contain the information relating to the issuer. The securities note must contain the information concerning the transferable securities to be offered or to be admitted to trading. [Note: article 5.3 PD]
PR 2.2.4RRP
An issuer, offeror or person requesting admission who already has a registration document approved by the FCA is required to draw up only the securities note and the summary when transferable securities are offered or a request is made for admission to trading. [Note: article 12.1 PD]
PR 2.2.7RRP
The prospectus can, at the choice of the issuer, offeror or person requesting admission, consist of a base prospectus containing all relevant information concerning the issuer and the transferable securities to be offered or to be admitted to trading if it relates to one of the following types of transferable securities:(1) non-equity transferable securities, including warrants in any form, issued under an offering programme; or(2) non-equity transferable securities issued in
PR 2.2.8RRP
The information given in the base prospectus must be supplemented, if necessary, in accordance with section 87G of the Act (supplementary prospectus), with updated information on the issuer and on the transferable securities to be offered or to be admitted to trading. [Note: article 5.4 PD]
PR 2.2.10EURP
Articles 25 and 26 of the PD Regulation provide for the format of prospectuses and base prospectuses:Format of the prospectus25.1Where an issuer, an offeror or a person asking for the admission to trading on a regulated market chooses, according to [PR 2.2.1 R] to draw up a prospectus as a single document, the prospectus shall be composed of the following parts in the following order:(1)a clear and detailed table of contents;(2)the summary provided for in [section 87A(5) of the
LR 4.2.1GRP
Section 80 (1) of the Act (general duty of disclosure in listing particulars) requires listing particulars submitted to the FCA to contain all such information as investors and their professional advisers would reasonably require, and reasonably expect to find there, for the purpose of making an informed assessment of:(1) the assets and liabilities, financial position, profits and losses, and prospects of the issuer of the securities; and(2) the rights attaching to the securi
LR 4.2.4RRP
The following minimum information from the PD Regulation must be included in listing particulars:(1) for an issue of bonds including bonds convertible into the issuer's shares or exchangeable into a third party issuer'sshares or derivative securities1, irrespective of the denomination of the issue, the minimum information required by the schedules applicable to debt and derivative securities with a denomination per unit of at least 100,000 euros;11(2) the additional information
LR 4.2.13RRP
(1) In the case of listing particulars for specialist securities:(a) the issuer must state in the listing particulars that it accepts responsibility for the listing particulars;(b) the directors may state in the listing particulars that they accept responsibility for the listing particulars; and(c) other persons may state in the listing particulars that they accept responsibility for all or part of the listing particulars and in that case the statement by the issuer or directors
LR 18.2.1RRP
If an application is made for the admission of certificates representing certain securities, the issuer of the securities which the certificates represent is the issuer for the purpose of the listing rules and the application will be dealt with as if it were an application for the admission of the securities.
LR 18.2.4RRP
For the certificates to be listed, the securities which the certificates represent must:(1) conform with the law of the issuer's place of incorporation;(2) be duly authorised according to the requirements of the issuer's constitution; and(3) have any necessary statutory or other consents. [Note: Articles 45 and 53 CARD]
LR 18.2.7GRP
The FCA may, in exceptional circumstances, modify or dispense with LR 18.2.5 R where the issuer has the power to disapprove the transfer of securities if the FCA is satisfied that this power would not disturb the market in those securities.
LR 18.2.14RRP
A depositary that issues certificates representing certain securities must maintain adequate arrangements to safeguard certificate holders' rights to4 the securities to which the certificates relate, and to4 all rights relating to the securities and all money and benefits that it may receive in respect of them, subject only to payment of the remuneration and proper expenses of the issuer of the certificates.4
LR 2.2.2RRP
To be listed, securities must:(1) conform with the law of the applicant's place of incorporation;(2) be duly authorised according to the requirements of the applicant'sconstitution; and(3) have any necessary statutory or other consents. [Note: articles 45 and 53 CARD]
LR 2.2.10RRP
(1) This rule applies if under the Act or under the law of another EEA State:(a) a prospectus must be approved and published for the securities; or(b) the applicant is permitted and elects to draw up a prospectus for the securities.(2) To be listed:(a) a prospectus must have been approved by the FCA and published in relation to the securities; or(b) if another EEA State is the Home Member State for the securities, the relevant competent authority must have supplied the FCA with:(i)
LR 20.5.2RRP
An issuer must notify a RIS of all notices to holders of listedmiscellaneous securities no later than the date of despatch or publication.
LR 20.5.3RRP
An issuer must notify a RIS of any adjustment or modification it makes to a miscellaneous security as a result of any change to a security over which the listedmiscellaneous security carries a right to buy or subscribe.
LR 20.5.4RRP
An issuer must inform the FCA immediately if it becomes aware that any security over which the listedmiscellaneous security carries a right to buy or subscribe that is listed or traded outside the United Kingdom has been suspended.
LR 5.6.5ARRP
6A shell company is an issuer whose: (1) assets consist solely or predominantly of cash or short-dated securities; or(2) predominant purpose or objective is to undertake an acquisition or merger, or a series of acquisitions or mergers.
LR 5.4.1GRP
If an issuer has the listing of its securities cancelled, it may only have them readmitted to the official list by re-applying for their listing.
LR 5.4.2RRP
The FCA may restore the listing of any securities that have been suspended if it considers that the smooth operation of the market is no longer jeopardised or if the suspension is no longer required to protect investors. The FCA may restore the listing even though the issuer does not request it.
LR 5.4.3GRP
(1) An issuer that has the listing of any of its securities suspended may request the FCA to have them restored.(2) The request should be made sufficiently in advance of the time and date the issuer wishes the securities to be restored.(3) Requests received for when the market opens should allow sufficient time for the FCA to deal with the request.(4) The request may be an oral request. The FCA may require documentary evidence that the events that lead to the suspension are no
LR 5.4.5GRP
(1) If an issuer has requested the FCA to restore the listing of any securities, it may withdraw its request at any time while the securities are still suspended. The withdrawal request should initially be made by telephone and then confirmed in writing as soon as possible.(2) Even if a request to restore has been withdrawn, the FCA may restore the listing of securities if it believes the circumstances justify it.
LR 16.3.2GRP
The FCA will admit to listing such number of securities as the applicant may request for the purpose of future issues. At the time of issue the securities will be designated to the relevant class.
LR 16.3.6RRP
An applicant which is a multi-class or umbrella fund which seeks to create a new class of security without increasing its share capital for which listing has previously been granted, must provide the FCA with the details of the new class and no further application for listing is required.
LR 2.1.1RRP
1This chapter applies to all applicants for admission to listing (unless a rule is specified only to apply to a particular type of applicant or security).
LR 2.1.3GRP
Under the Act, the FCA may also refuse an application for admission if it considers that:(1) admission of the securities would be detrimental to investors' interests; or(2) for securities already listed in another EEA State, the issuer has failed to comply with any obligations under that listing.
LR 2.1.5GRP
2The FCA is not able to make the admission of securities conditional on any event. The FCA may, in particular cases, seek confirmation from an issuer before the admission of securities that the admission does not purport to be conditional on any matter.
PR 5.5.2RRP
The rules in this section only apply in respect of a prospectus if the United Kingdom is the Home State for the issuer in relation to the transferable securities to which the prospectus relates.
PR 5.5.3RRP
(1) This rule applies to a prospectus relating to:(a) equity shares;(b) warrants or options to subscribe for equity shares, that are issued by the issuer of the equity shares; and(c) other transferable securities that have similar characteristics to transferable securities referred to in paragraphs (a) or (b).(2) Each of the following persons are responsible for the prospectus:(a) the issuer of the transferable securities;(b) if the issuer is a body corporate:(i) each person who
PR 5.5.4RRP
(1) This rule applies to a prospectus relating to transferable securities other than those to which PR 5.5.3 R applies.(2) Each of the following persons are responsible for the prospectus:(a) the issuer of the transferable securities;(b) each person who accepts, and is stated in the prospectus as accepting, responsibility for the prospectus;(c) in relation to an offer, the offeror of the transferable securities, if this is not the issuer;(d) in relation to a request for an admission