Extension of the UK Statutory Liability Regime for Issuers of Securities


The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Liability of Issuers) Regulations (the “Regulations”)1 will be coming into force and will extend the statutory liability of issuers in connection with information published on or after 1 October 2010.

The Regulations were adopted following HM Treasury’s public consultations2 and the independent review and ensuing report to the HM Treasury by Professor Paul Davies QC.3

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