A deep dive in the market soundings safe harbour

The MAR Art. 11 (Market Soundings Regime) stipulates certain procedures that are to be followed – and in exchange, relevant involved parties navigating through those procedures reaches the protective “safe harbour” – [...]

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MAR “persons closely associated” vs IAS 24 “related parties” – definitions and differences

MAR stipulates a general requirement to keep lists concerning insiders, whereas there is no similar requirement for lists under IAS 24. Even so, certain EU countries, e.g. Finland, have already installed certain [...]

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ESMA amended guidelines on delayed disclosure entail limited changes

ESMA published a final report 5 January 2022 concerning delayed disclosure underMAR. The translated guidelines were published 13 April 2022. Each respective EUnational competent authority thereafter has 2 months to comply and/or [...]

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Stricter MAR inside information regulations enforcement and the importance of acting “immediately” and “as soon as possible”

Logwise has continuously assessed that interpretation and enforcement of MAR inside information regulations would subsequently become stricter, following its original 2016 and 2017 implementation measures. These predictions have again been vindicated. The [...]

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Legal entities as “persons closely associated” under MAR

The issuer, its “persons discharging managerial responsibilities” (“PDMRs”) and their “persons closely associated” (“PCAs”) all have certain important obligations under MAR. A central obligation is naturally for the issuer to draw up [...]

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Guide to permanent insiders and persons discharging managerial responsibilities

At Logwise, we often receive questions from companies that use our logbook service for insiders and persons discharging managerial responsibilities (PDMRs) to meet the MAR requirements. A recurrent question is: What is [...]

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Insider list check

Insider lists - 6 situations when you are allowed to delay disclosure of inside information

When to create an insider list? What are the requirements. When am I allowed to delay disclosure of inside information? You may delay disclosure if all the following conditions are met:

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When to create different insider lists - flowchart

When do you need to create advisory insider lists. Follow the arrows to find out more.

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Compliance made easy

Advisers are personally responsible for the MAR subsidiary list

MAR stipulates that persons with inside information acting on the issuer’s behalf or account must keep their own insider list. Which are the different types of insider lists? (1) Insider lists; are [...]

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