Freddie Mac said Wednesday it plans to delist its debt securities, mortgage securities and STACR debt from the Luxembourg and Irish Stock Exchanges, citing the difficulty of complying with European Union regulations designed to prohibit insider trading.

The regulation, which took effect in July, subjects issuers of securities on previously unregulated exchanges across the E.U.  to onerous obligations on information disclosure, insider lists and dealings by senior managers in respect of their securities traded on EU trading venues.

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