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Recent Changes

Chapter 3 Publicly traded companies

Changes made to paras. 3.5 Listing Rules, 3.7 Conditions for listing and 3.8 Continuing obligations of listed companies to reflect the introduction by the FCA of a new listing category for sovereign controlled commercial companies.

Chapter 12 Corporate governance

Extensive changes made to reflect the adoption by the FRC of the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code.

Appendix 12.1A 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code

New appendix added containing the 2018 Code.

Appendix 12.3A FRC 2018 Guidance on Board Effectiveness

New appendix added containing the FRC's 2018 Guidance.

Appendix 12.20 History of corporate governance codes in the UK

Material previously contained in para. 12.1 on the history of corporate governance codes in the UK transferred to a new appendix.