Davis Polk partner and Europe practice head Will Pearce and counsel Joe Scrace authored “M&A involving UK-listed companies: Impact of forthcoming listing rule reform” in Financier Worldwide. In the article, they discuss the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority’s final draft of new listing rules (UKLR) that will govern the listing and ongoing reporting obligations of all Main Market-listed companies in the UK from summer 2024. In particular, the article looks at how the UKLR will fundamentally change the current rules that govern significant and related party transactions by premium listed companies.

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