EU Listing Act – provisional agreement on the amendments to the Prospectus Regulation, the MAR and the Listing Directive

On 7 December 2022, the European Commission presented its Listing Act Package, a set of measures to make capital markets more attractive for European companies, and in particular for SMEs. On 1 February 2024, the European Parliament and the Council reached a “provisional agreement on this package. It is expected that the amendments provided for by this provisional agreement will still be approved before the end of this legislature in June 2024.

The Listing Act aims – through limited technical adjustments – to reduce the costs associated with listing and increase legal certainty for issuers, while preserving a high level of investor protection and market integrity.

The Listing Act includes the following proposals:

Eubelius had the pleasure of presenting the main changes to the Prospectus Regulation, the Market Abuse Regulation and the Listing Directive to the Belgian Association of Listed Companies (the platform within VBO-FEB for Belgian listed companies). This presentation is available to our clients in our Client Zone.