We regulate financial services markets, including exchanges and the issuers of securities
MiFID II: Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II
EMIR: European Market Infrastructure Regulation
The FCA is the UK’s securities regulator.
The UK is a global centre for the issuance of securities – tradable financial instruments like shares and bonds.
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The effectiveness of primary markets
We have published a discussion paper and a consultation paper as part of our commitment to review the structure of the UK’s primary markets to ensure they continue to serve the needs of issuers and investors.
Availability of information in the IPO process
We are consulting on a package of policy proposals intended to improve the range and quality of information that is available to investors during the UK equity IPO process.