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Reliance By Shareholder Investors On Misrepresentations In Financial Statements

The Full Federal Court published its reasons for judgment in allowing an appeal in a securities class action, Caason Investments Pty Ltd & Anor v Simon Cao & Others NSD 269 of 2015 (“Caason”).  Applicants can now plead market-based causation for claims for misstatements and omissions in an IPO and short form prospectus, as well … Continue Reading

Recent Market Activity

Recent market activity: IPOs Kainos Group plc offer of existing shares and admission to premium listing and to trading on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. £164m Prospectus Sophos Group plc underwritten global offer of new and existing shares and admission to premium listing and to trading on the Main Market of the London Stock … Continue Reading

EEA Prospectus Activity – Report by ESMA

The European Securities and Markets Authority has published its periodic report on statistical data regarding EEA prospectus activity during 2014. The report contains detailed information on, among other things, the structure and content of each prospectus approved during 2014 and looks at trends and certain comparisons with the previous year. A copy of the report … Continue Reading

Covering the Cost of Regulation

A Financial Conduct Authority discussion paper sets out options for how the FCA should recover the costs it incurs when carrying out its duties as the UK Listing Authority. Comments by 1 April 2015. A copy of the discussion paper is available on the FCA’s website. (PDF)… Continue Reading
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