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Pre-marketing in Europe - a comparison of the rules

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Jenny Ljunghammar

Head of Marketing Restrictions, aosphere


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07 April 2017

​In March 2017, aosphere launched a guide to pre-marketing in Europe for subsrcibers to our Rulefinder Marketing Restrictions - Asset Management service. The purpose of the guide is to pull together in a single document the current position in relation to pre-marketing across each of the European countries covered by our service.

The divergence among member states in their approach to pre-marketing is an issue that we know our asset management clients are grappling with. It is also an issue on the radar of the European authorities. In a European Commission report published on 24 March 2017, the lack of harmonisation between member states in relation to pre-marketing was highlighted as a key barrier to cross-border investment. Member states were asked to work together to promote convergence in their approaches and a deadline of Q4 2017 was suggested.

We will be monitoring this matter closely and will keep clients updated via our email alerts service.

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Click here to access an extract of aosphere’s cross-border guide to pre-marketing in Europe.