In the primary market the UKLA approves all applications and grants admission to listing. Thereafter it monitors issuers' compliance with their continuing obligations for the duration of the listing.
The UKLA's Rule Book is the bible for bond issuers and their advisers, laying out all the rules and regulations for issuing bonds and obligations throughout the life of a debt instrument.
The UKLA's Central Debt Desk (CDD) is the specialist department within the UKLA that provides fast-track turnarounds for many of the simpler types of bond issue.
You can find out more about the UKLA on their website. You can reach their technical helpdesk on +44 (0)20 7066 8333.