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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Consob introduces a shorter and simplified approval process for bond prospectuses

27 February 2024

The Italian authority for regulating the financial markets ("CONSOB") has announced that, in line with European best practice, it will streamline and simplify the approval process of bond prospectuses by reducing response times, lowering costs and allowing application forms to be submitted in English.

These initiatives are designed to make the Italian capital markets more attractive to issuers and to stimulate both wholesale and retail offers and listings of debt securities in Italy.

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