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May 12, 2023

Understanding the FCA’s listing reform proposal, managing IR relationships when the market dips, and more: Ticker 138

In the latest episode of The Ticker podcast, IR Magazine reporter Noemi Distefano speaks with Claire Keast-Butler, partner at Cooley, to discuss the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) recent proposal to reform the UK listing regime.

Keast-Butler talks about the key points in the FCA’s proposal and explains the implications for investors, companies that are already listed and those that might decide to list in the UK in the future.

In an interview with The Ticker, Robert Shore, vice president of investor relations and capital markets at California-headquartered gaming company Game Account Network (GAN), talks about shareholder targeting and retention, addresses challenges for small-cap companies and shares tips on how to reassure investors during market downtrends.

Distefano speaks to our partner Pulse by about the latest retail shareholder attitudes and trends in their engagement with IR.

The Ticker is presented by Pulse by, providing tools for IR teams to engage retail shareholders. Find out more at

In this episode you will hear:

  • What the FCA listing regime reform proposal entails
  • The implications of the FCA’s proposal for companies, issuers and investors
  • How to manage IR in times of struggle
  • Retail shareholders’ attitudes and trends.

The Ticker podcast provides listeners with insights into cutting-edge issues of the day for investor relations professionals.

The series features interviews with IR experts, bringing a global perspective, actionable insights and commentary on trending topics. These include sustainability, activism, corporate access, regulation and more.

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