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The EU Market Abuse Regulation prohibits insider dealing, unlawful disclosure of inside information, and market manipulation. It has significant extraterritorial effect, and applies to instruments listed or traded on a variety of EU venues. The regime under the EU Market Abuse Regulation has been maintained in the UK post-Brexit, but applies to instruments listed or traded in the EU even if they are not listed or traded in the UK, which maintains the pre-Brexit scope, and so captures market abuse across both UK and EU markets.

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September 24, 2020 Client Alert

The MAR Review — ESMA’s Final Report

ESMA advises the European Commission to consider some, but not all, of ESMA’s original proposals — and gives guidance on pre-hedging and market soundings along the way.