Brexit: Implications for Securities and other Financial Transactions

PLI Webinar

07/07/2016 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EDT

Corporate Finance | Capital Markets, Banking + Financial Services, Financial Institutions + Financial Services, Financial Services, Financial Institutions | Europe, Derivatives + Commodities, and Derivatives + Commodities Regulation

Peter J. Green and Jeremy C. Jennings-Mares

Peter J. Green and Jeremy C. Jennings-Mares


Trevor Starer
(212) 336-4310

On 23 June 2016, the UK electorate voted narrowly in favour of the UK leaving the European Union. The result of this vote will have broad and wide reaching economic and political consequences, and a major impact on businesses with operations in the UK/EU or that issue securities in the EU or contract with EU parties. This program will provide an overview and discussion of the possible effect of a so-called “Brexit” on EU issuances of securities and transactions in other financial instruments. In particular, we will discuss the impact of a Brexit on:

  • the continued applicability of the Prospectus Directive and other EU securities regulation;
  • access to the EU “passport” for multi-jurisdictional EU offerings;
  • the “home member state” of a non-EU securities issuer;
  • disclosure “best practice”;
  • the EU Capital Markets Union, including the proposed new Prospectus Regulation (“PDIII”).


  • Peter Green
    Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Jeremy Jennings-Mares
    Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Email Disclaimer

Unsolicited e-mails and information sent to Morrison & Foerster will not be considered confidential, may be disclosed to others pursuant to our Privacy Policy, may not receive a response, and do not create an attorney-client relationship with Morrison & Foerster. If you are not already a client of Morrison & Foerster, do not include any confidential information in this message. Also, please note that our attorneys do not seek to practice law in any jurisdiction in which they are not properly authorized to do so.

©1996-2019 Morrison & Foerster LLP. All rights reserved.