UK dual class rule review 'makes sense'

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By Aidan Gregory
13 Jan 2020

The UK government should consider consulting on changes to the country’s listing rules after Brexit to attract more high growth companies to the London Stock Exchange, including allowing dual class share structures on the premium segment, according to Claire Keast-Butler, a partner at Cooley in London

“It makes sense for the UK to consider allowing companies with a dual class structure to list on the premium listing segment, with appropriate protections for investors and fulsome disclosure,” said Keast-Butler. “You can already have this structure on a standard listing, but now may be a ...

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