Market Abuse Regulation

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European Union (EU).


Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 2014 on market abuse which repealed the earlier Directive 2003/6/EC.

Why MAR exists

"MAR is critical to ensuring markets operate with proper disclosure, ensuring a level playing field for all investors and minimising the risk of asymmetric information in the market."
Julia Hoggett, director of market oversight, Financial Conduct Authority, The Treasurer, August 2018, p28.

See also

Other links

ACT briefing note: The New Market Abuse and Disclosure Regime in the UK - A Guide for Listed Companies; 2005