Public offers for subscription or purchase of transferable securities, cf. STA §7-2, and admission to trading on a regulated market, cf. STA §7-3, trigger requirement for a prospectus for issuers.
The issuer shall prepare a prospectus pursuant to the Norwegian Securities Trading Act Chapter 7 of the regulations, or in accordance with the equivalent rules and other EEA member state that can be used cross-border, acc. STA §7-9, first paragraph.
Finanstilsynet is the competent prospectus authority and responsible for the operative control and approval of EEA prospectuses.
An issuer who is to submit an EEA prospectus for approval must send this to e-mail address email@example.com. Prospectuses and final terms which are to be passported into Norway must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
See "Veiledning om prospektkontrollen" (still only available in Norwegian) for further information on the approval process, procedural deadlines, requirement for completeness and more.
For cover notes when submitting a prospectus for approval, please see: