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Recent Changes

Appendix 1.12 Charitable incorporated organisations

Updated to reflect the 2017 regulations allowing charitable companies to convert to CIO status.

3.7 Conditions for listing

Updated to reflect the January 2018 changes to the conditions for a premium listing of equity shares in LR6.

3.8.2 Special rules where a company has a controlling shareholder

Updated to reflect the January 2018 changes to the conditions for a premium listing of equity shares in LR6.

3.11 Definitions of markets and exchanges used in legislation

References to market definitions from MiFID replaced with those from MiFID 2. New definition of an SME growth market added as a consequence of MiFID 2.

3.13 Other markets

Text on the NEX Exchange updated and definition of MTFs updated to refer to MiFID 2.