FCA eyes overhaul of listing rules in competitiveness drive

Proposals include introduction of a dual share class structure

Mike Sheen
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FCA seeks to "broaden the listed investment landscape for investors in the UK”
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FCA seeks to "broaden the listed investment landscape for investors in the UK”

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has proposed a raft of reforms designed to reduce the barriers to listing on public markets, including the introduction of a dual share class structure, as the regulator continues its drive to improve the competitiveness of the UK.

In a consultation launched today (5 July), the FCA said it aims to "improve the effectiveness of UK primary markets", and open a discussion on how best to develop the UK's regulatory regime to ensure the...

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