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Part VIU.K. Official Listing

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Pt. VI (ss. 72-103) applied (with modifications) (1.12.2001) by S.I. 1995/1537, Sch. 4 (as amended (1.12.2001) by S.I. 2001/3649, arts. 1, 511)

[F1Transparency obligationsU.K.

Textual Amendments

F1Ss. 89A-89G and cross-heading inserted (8.11.2006) by Companies Act 2006 (c. 46), ss. 1266(1), 1300(1)(a) (with s. 1266(2))

89ATransparency rulesU.K.

(1)The [F2FCA] may make rules for the purposes of the transparency obligations directive.

(2)The rules may include provision for dealing with any matters arising out of or related to any provision of the transparency obligations directive.

(3)The [F2FCA] may also make rules—

(a)for the purpose of ensuring that voteholder information in respect of voting shares traded on a UK market other than a regulated market is made public or notified to the [F2FCA];

F3(b). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(4)Rules under this section may, in particular, make provision—

(a)specifying how the proportion of—

(i)the total voting rights in respect of shares in an issuer, or

(ii)the total voting rights in respect of a particular class of shares in an issuer,

held by a person is to be determined;

(b)specifying the circumstances in which, for the purposes of any determination of the voting rights held by a person (“P”) in respect of voting shares in an issuer, any voting rights held F4... by another person in respect of voting shares in the issuer are to be regarded as held by P;

(c)specifying the nature of the information which must be included in any notification;

(d)about the form of any notification;

(e)requiring any notification to be given within a specified period;

(f)specifying the manner in which any information is to be made public and the period within which it must be made public;

(g)specifying circumstances in which any of the requirements imposed by rules under this section does not apply.

(5)Rules under this section are referred to in this Part as “transparency rules”.

(6)Nothing in sections 89B to 89G affects the generality of the power to make rules under this section.]

Textual Amendments

F2Words in ss. 89A-97 substituted (24.1.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2013 in so far as not already in force) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), ss. 16(2)(3)(g), 122(3) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/113, art. 2(1)(c), Sch. Pt. 3; S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F3S. 89A(3)(b) omitted (1.11.2015 for specified purposes, 26.11.2015 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Transparency Regulations 2015 (S.I. 2015/1755), regs. 1(2)(3), 2(1)(a)

F4Words in s. 89A(4)(b) omitted (1.11.2015 for specified purposes, 26.11.2015 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Transparency Regulations 2015 (S.I. 2015/1755), regs. 1(2)(3), 2(1)(b)