The London Stock Exchange uses cookies to improve its website. The cookies for analytical purposes have already been set. For more details and how to manage cookies, please see our privacy and cookies policy.

Core rules


The core rules apply, with some exceptions, to all member firms and include categories of membership, authorisation, general suitability and other general requirements such as notifications and trade records.

The core rules are divided into a number of sections including:

  • Member firms;
  • Member firm services;
  • Compliance and enforcement;
  • Charges and fees;
  • General conduct; and
  • Systems and trading.

The general conduct rules cover misleading acts, conduct and prohibited practices, share price manipulation, and system testing.

System and trading rules cover member firm system problems, regulatory suspensions, market situations, when issued dealing, and conditional trades.

Downloads
Rules of the London Stock Exchange(pdffile pdf - 1 MB)
Guide to the New Trading System (pdffile pdf - 1 MB)
Millennium Exchange Business Parameters (xlsfile xls - 859 KB)

The Exchange accepts no responsibility for the content of the website you are now accessing or for any reliance placed by you or any person on the information contained on it.

By allowing this link the Exchange does not intend in any country, directly or indirectly, to solicit business or offer any securities to any person.

You will be redirected in five seconds.

You are accessing the London Stock Exchange Annual Report Service powered by PrecisionIR.

The Exchange accepts no responsibility for the content of the reports you are now accessing or for any reliance placed by you or any person on the information contained therein.

By allowing this link the Exchange does not intend in any country, directly or indirectly, to solicit business or offer any securities to any person.

You will be redirected in five seconds