Market Abuse Regulation

Author: Avram Kelman, Nigel Gordon, David Robinson

The Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) came into force on 3 July 2016. The most significant changes to the law for Main Market and AIM companies arising from MAR relate to:

  • the disclosure regime as regards inside information;
  • the requirement to maintain insider lists;
  • the disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and closely associated persons;
  • the introduction of mandatory close period rules; and
  • new rules on market soundings.

This note briefly summarises the above changes as well as the impact of MAR specifically on AIM companies.

Market Abuse Regulation (please click here for link to note)


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