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Clifford Chance


The Proposed UK Prospectus Reforms: A Change in Approach?

6 June 2023

This is a reprint of an article originally published on 5 June 2023 as part of our publication “Securitisation markets and regulation: choosing different paths?”, accessible here.

The UK Government has stated that it will use its post Brexit legislative flexibility to redesign the UK financial services framework.

In this article, we discuss what the UK Edinburgh Reforms look like and how they will affect the UK prospectus regime, including examining a new structure for the regime that separates “public offer” and “listing” prospectus exemptions. We also discuss the initial UK FCA Engagement Papers published in May 2023.

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