Prospectus Regulation

Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 (“Prospectus Regulation”) fully applies from 21 July  2019.

The purpose of the Regulation is to harmonise requirements for the drawing up, approval and distribution of the prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading on a regulated market.

The objective of the Regulations is to ensure investor protection and market efficiency, in accordance with high regulatory standards.

The Regulations apply to persons:

  • Seeking admission of securities to trading on an EEA regulated market, including the Irish Stock Exchange plc, trading as Euronext Dublin or
  • Making an offer of securities to the public within the EEA, albeit not seeking admission to trading on an EEA regulated market
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Prospectus Advisors

The Central Bank has undertaken to recognise certain legal or natural persons as a Prospectus Advisor pursuant to and for the purposes of a Prospectus Advisor Agreement entered into between that person and the Central Bank. Such legal or natural persons generally comprise persons seeking approval by the Central Bank of prospectus and related documents in connection with (i) an offer of securities to the public or (ii) the admission of securities to trading on a European Economic Area regulated market, or both, as the case may be.

List of prospectus advisors.