Capital Markets Practice: News Round Up Issue 2/2015

    View Authors February 2015
    Welcome to the latest in our series of regular alerts containing a round-up of news from our Capital Markets Practice.

    The topics covered in this issue are:
    • Capital Markets Union: Commission Green Paper - The European Commission has published a Green Paper, Building a Capital Markets Union, to consult on its overall approach to creating a single market for capital for all member states by 2019. 
    • Prospectus Directive: EC Consultation - Given the importance of making progress towards a Capital Markets Union, the European Commission has decided to bring forward its review of the Prospectus Directive.
    • Listing, Prospectus and Disclosure and Transparency Rules: Miscellaneous Changes
    • ESMA Report: Market Abuse Regulation - The European Securities and Markets Authority has published the first round of technical advice to the European Commission regarding the implementation of its new regulations.
    • UKLA Fees: Covering the Cost of Regulation - The Financial Conduct Authority has set out options for how the FCA should recover the costs it incurs when carrying out its duties as the UK Listing Authority.