BIS

Reporting by extractive companies on government payments – early UK implementation of the EU requirements

Two EU Directives were passed in 2013 which mandate annual reports on payments to governments by companies in the extractive industries. In the UK, the government has confirmed that these provisions will be implemented early and will apply to listed … Continue reading

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UK: New Regulators’ Code now in force

On 6 April 2014 the new Regulators’ Code (the “Code”) replaced the Regulators’ Compliance Code, which dated back to December 2007.  The Code applies to a range of regulators, including more than 50 national regulators, all local authorities and some … Continue reading

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London Stock Exchange – Government and LSE to develop proposals for a new route to IPO

BIS has announced that it has developed proposals with the LSE to attract entrepreneurs and high-growth companies to the UK.  It says that the proposals will include a new route to the IPO market in the UK for high growth … Continue reading

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