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Banking and Financial Services
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Length:
30 minutes of audio
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Course Aims:

In this CPDcast, Brian McDonnell, a partner at Addleshaw Goddart and author of the leading text, a Practitioner’s Guide to Inside Information (2012) provides a practical guide to the disclosure obligations which companies are subject to under the disclosure rules.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand how the disclosure rules are applied;
  • Be specifically aware of the different disclosure obligations which arise under the disclosure rules;
  • Understand how the disclosure obligations differ between international and domestic companies;
  • Know the circumstances in which selective disclosure will be permissible;
  • Have considered the guidelines regarding rumours within a company;
  • Know the sanctions in place for breach of the disclosure obligations.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Sources and References:
  • David Massey v The Financial Services Authority (FIN/2009/0024);
  • Disclosure and Transparency Rules, chapter 2- http://fshandbook.info/FS/html/handbook/DTR/,;
  • FSA Enforcement Action – David Einhorn (2012);
  • FSA Enforcement Action - Nicholas James Kyprios;
  • Financial Services and Markets Act 2000;
  • FCA Handbook - http://fshandbook.info/FS/html/FCA/DTR/2/2;
  • Markus Geltl v Daimler AG [C-19/11]. ;
  • Market Abuse Directive (MAD) 2003/6/ EC;
  • Market Abuse Regulation (MAR);
  • McDonnell, B. (2012), A Practitioner’s Guide to Inside Information, 2nd edition, Sweet & Maxwell UK;
  • Spector Photo Group and Van Raendinck [C-45/08].
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In this CPDcast, Brian McDonnell, a partner at Addleshaw Goddart provides a practical guide to the disclosure rules for companies.

Date Recorded: 26th September 2013

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