Capital Markets Update – September 2019

Business Meeting 10 Print publication


August’s news

FCA publishes Market Watch 60

On 1 August 2019, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published Market Watch 60 in which it discusses the control of access to inside information following the conviction of a former compliance officer of insider dealing.

BVCA publish response to company law reform consultation

On 5 August 2019, the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVCA) published its response to the consultation into proposals for the reform of company law. The consultation closed on 5 August 2019.

Intermediated securities

On 27 August 2019, the Law Commission launched a Call for Evidence seeking views from stakeholders about their experiences of the intermediated securities system. The Call for Evidence closes on 5 November 2019, and the responses will be used to inform the Commission’s scoping study which it aims to publish in autumn 2020.

Looking ahead to September 2019

17 September – closing date for consultation on proposed changes to the content of modern slavery statements.