Credit Rating Agencies

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2014/850rev 17/09/2014 Final report Technical Advice in accordance with Article 39(b) 2 of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2014/1150 11/09/2014 Agenda Agenda for open hearing on CRAs - periodic information to be submitted to ESMA View > See more
2014/939 05/08/2014 Report Report to the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on ESMA’s staffing and resource for CRA supervision View > See more
2014/845 16/07/2014 Consultation paper Consultation Paper on periodic information to be submitted to ESMA by Credit Rating Agencies View > See more
2014/689 24/06/2014 Press release ESMA publishes draft RTS on CRA3 transparency requirements View > See more
2014/686 24/06/2014 Letter Letter to Commissioner Barnier re draft Regulatory Technical Standards under the CRA3 Regulation View > See more
2014/685 24/06/2014 Final report Draft Regulatory Technical Standards under the CRA3 Regulation View > See more
2014/596 03/06/2014 Press release ESMA censures Standard & Poor’s for internal control failings View > See more
2014/544 03/06/2014 Decision Decision to adopt a supervisory measure taking the form of a public notice in accordance with Articles 23e(5) and 24 of Regulation (EC) No 1060/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 September 2009 on credit rating agencies View > See more
2014/578 02/06/2014 Q&A Q&A on the Implementation of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2014/477 07/05/2014 Statement ESMA approves EuroRating as a credit rating agency View > See more
2014/212 21/02/2014 Press release Press release - ESMA sets out CRA supervision focus for 2014 View > See more
2014/151 21/02/2014 Report Credit Rating Agencies Annual Report 2013 View > See more
2014/165 11/02/2014 Press release ESMA consults on new CRA transparency requirements View > See more
2014/150 11/02/2014 Consultation paper Consultation Paper on CRA3 Implementation View > See more
2013/1953 19/12/2013 Final report Technical Advice to the European Commission on the equivalence between the Argentinean regulatory and supervisory framework and the EU regulatory regime for CRAs View > See more
2013/1935 17/12/2013 Q&A Q&A on the implementation of the CRA regulation View > See more
2013/1933 16/12/2013 Reference document CRAs’ Market share calculation according to Article 8d of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/1790 02/12/2013 Press release ESMA identifies deficiencies in CRAs sovereign ratings processes View > See more
2013/1775 02/12/2013 Report Sovereign ratings investigation - ESMA’s assessment of governance, conflicts of interest, resourcing adequacy and confidentiality controls View > See more
2013/1703 21/11/2013 Final report Technical Advice on the feasibility of a network of small and medium-sized CRAs View > See more
2013/720 HR 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 SV 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 SL 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 SK 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 RO 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 PT 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 PL 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 MT 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 FI 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 LT 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 HU 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 NL 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 LV 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 IT 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 FR 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 EL 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 ET 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 DE 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 DA 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 CS 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 ES 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 BG 30/07/2013 Reference document Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/924 10/07/2013 Press release ESMA launches consultation on implementation of new CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/891 10/07/2013 Consultation paper Discussion Paper on CRA3 Implementation View > See more
2013/853 01/07/2013 Press release ESMA approves Spread Research as a credit rating agency View > See more
2013/743 17/06/2013 Press release ESMA clarifies boundary of CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 17/06/2013 Guidelines and Recommendations Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/720 EN 17/06/2013 Guidelines and Recommendations Guidelines and Recommendations on the Scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/700 07/06/2013 Press release ESMA approves Dagong Europe as a credit rating agency View > See more
2013/626 31/05/2013 Final report Technical advice on CRA regulatory equivalence on Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Hong Kong and Singapore View > See more
2013/630 30/05/2013 Press release ESMA approves EIU as a credit rating agency View > See more
2013/BS/46 10/04/2013 Terms of reference CRA Technical Committee Terms of Reference View > See more
2013/336 20/03/2013 Statement ESMA certifies Kroll Bond Rating Agency to operate in the EU View > See more
2013/325 18/03/2013 Press release ESMA requires further improvements by CRAs View > See more
2013/308 18/03/2013 Report Annual report on the application of the Regulation on credit rating agencies - 2012 View > See more
MOU ESMA/DFSA 18/02/2013 MOU MOU on the supervision of CRAs - ESMA and Dubai FSA View > See more
2013/97 23/01/2013 Press release ESMA sets out its 2013 CRA work programme View > See more
2013/87 23/01/2013 Work programme 2013 CRA supervision and policy work plan View > See more
2012/860 20/12/2012 Press release ESMA proposes guidelines on the scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2012/841 20/12/2012 Consultation paper Guidelines and recommendations on the scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2011/188 17/12/2012 Guidelines and Recommendations Cooperation including delegation between ESMA, the competent authorities and the sectoral competent authorities under Regulation (EU) No 513/2011 on credit rating agencies View > See more
2012/641 01/10/2012 Statement ESMA approves Axesor S.A. as a credit rating agency View > See more
MOU Canada ESMA 19/07/2012 MOU MOU on the supervision of CRAs - ESMA and Canadian authorities View > See more
MOU CNV ESMA 19/07/2012 MOU MOU on the supervision of CRAs - ESMA and CNV Argentina View > See more
MOU SEC ESMA 19/07/2012 MOU MOU on the supervision of CRAs - ESMA and SEC View > See more
2012/124 19/07/2012 MOU MOU on the supervision of CRAs - ESMA and MAS View > See more
2011/454 19/07/2012 MOU MOU on the supervision of CRAs - ESMA and ASIC View > See more
2012/274 27/04/2012 Press release ESMA approves credit ratings from Brazil for use in the EU View > See more
2012/259 18/04/2012 Final report Technical advice on CRA regulatory equivalence - US, Canada and Australia View > See more
2012/256 18/04/2012 Press release ESMA approves credit ratings from Argentina and Mexico for use in the EU View > See more
2012/220 22/03/2012 Press release ESMA issues a report on its first examinations of credit rating agencies View > See more
2012/207 22/03/2012 Report ESMA’s Report on the Supervision of Credit Rating Agencies View > See more
2012/158 15/03/2012 Press release ESMA allows EU-registered CRAs to endorse credit ratings issued in the US, Canada, Hong Kong and Singapore View > See more
2012/64 02/02/2012 Press release ESMA makes available data on credit ratings’ past performances - central repository launched View > See more
2012/3 12/01/2012 Report Annual report on the application of the Regulation on credit rating agencies as provided by Article 21(5) and Article 39a of the Regulation (EU) No 1060/2009 as amended by Regulation No 1095/2010 View > See more
2011/464 22/12/2011 Final report Final report - Draft RTS on the content and format of ratings data periodic reporting to be requested from credit ratings agencies for the purpose of on-going supervision by ESMA View > See more
2011/463 22/12/2011 Final report Final report - Regulatory technical standards on the information for registration and certification of credit rating agencies View > See more
2011/462 22/12/2011 Final report Final Report - Draft RTS on the assessment of compliance of credit rating methodologies with CRA Regulation View > See more
2011/461 22/12/2011 Final report Final report - Regulatory Technical Standards on the presentation of the information that credit rating agencies shall disclose in accordance with Article 11(2) and point 1 of Part II of Section E of Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 1060/2009 View > See more
2011/460 21/12/2011 Press release Press Release - ESMA extends transitional period for use of non-EU credit ratings, Australian CRA regime endorsed View > See more
2011/360 31/10/2011 Press release Press release - DBRS, Fitch, Moody's, and S&P receive EU registration View > See more
2011/302 19/09/2011 Consultation paper Consultation paper - Regulatory technical standards on the information to be provided to ESMA by a credit rating agency in its application for registration and certification and for the assessment of its systemic importance View > See more
2011/303 19/09/2011 Consultation paper Consultation paper - Regulatory technical standards on the assessment of compliance of credit rating method-ologies with the requirements set out in Article 8(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1060/2009 View > See more
2011/304 19/09/2011 Consultation paper Consultation paper - ESMA’s draft Regulatory Technical Standards on the presentation of the information that credit rating agencies shall disclose in accordance with Article 11(2) and point 1 of Part II of Section E of Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 1060/2 View > See more
2011/305 19/09/2011 Consultation paper Consultation paper - ESMA’s Draft Regulatory Technical Standards on the content and format of ratings data periodic reporting to be submitted from credit rating agencies View > See more
2011/306 19/09/2011 Press release Press release - ESMA issues first drafts of binding standards for credit rating agencies View > See more
2011/170 06/06/2011 Press release Press release - ESMA and the Japanese FSA exchanged letters establishing the cooperation framework between the EU and Japan for credit rating agencies View > See more
EU 513/2011 31/05/2011 Legislation Regulation - amending Regulation (EC) No 1060/2009 on credit rating agencies View > See more
2011/155 26/05/2011 Call for evidence Call for evidence - assessment of compliance of credit rating agencies with Article 8.3 of the Credit Rating Agencies Regulation (1060/2009/EC) View > See more
2011/156 26/05/2011 Call for evidence Call for evidence - ratings data periodic reporting requirements for CRAs according to Article 21 (3)(e) of the Draft Amended CRA Regulation View > See more
2011/146 18/05/2011 Press release Press release - ESMA issues Guidelines on endorsement and clarifies the use for regula-tory purposes of credit ratings issued outside the European Union after 6 June 2011 View > See more
2011/139 18/05/2011 Guidelines and Recommendations Final report - Guidelines on the application of the endorsement regime under Article 4 (3) of the Credit Rating Agencies Regulation No 1060/2009 View > See more
2011/144 17/05/2011 Final report Final advice - ESMA´s Technical Advice to the Commission on Fees for CRAs View > See more
2011/114 14/04/2011 Consultation paper Consultation paper - ESMA´s Technical Advice to the Commission on Fees for CRA Supervision View > See more
2011/97 18/03/2011 Consultation paper Consultation paper - ESMA Guidelines on the application of the endorsement regime under Article 4 (3) of the Credit Rating Regulation1060/2009 View > See more
2011/5 14/01/2011 Call for evidence Call for evidence - criteria for endorsement (Article 21 (2)(a) of the draft amended CRA Regulation) View > See more
10-1424 06/12/2010 Report CESR Annual report according to article 21 of Regulation (EC) 1060/2009 on Credit Rating Agencies View > See more
10-1259 06/10/2010 Supervisory brief Supervisory notice - College of Supervisors announced for the Japan Credit Rating Agency Limited View > See more
10-1018 13/09/2010 Feedback statement Feedback statement - CESR’s Consultation on Guidance on Common Standards for Assessment of Compliance of Credit Rating Methodologies with the Requirements set out in Article 8.3 View > See more
10-1016 13/09/2010 Feedback statement Feedback statement - CESR’s Guidance on the enforcement practices and activities to be conducted under Article 21.3(a) of the Regulation View > See more
10-945 30/08/2010 CESR Guideline CESR’s Guidance on common standards for assessment of compliance of credit rating methodologies with the requirements set out in Article 8.3 View > See more
10-944 30/08/2010 CESR Guideline CESR’s Guidance on the enforcement practices and activities to be conducted under Article 21.3(a) of the Regulation View > See more
10-988 16/08/2010 Agenda Invitation to Seminar on CEREP Reporting Instructions View > See more
10-928 26/07/2010 Report Central Repository (CEREP) reporting requirements View > See more
10-333 09/06/2010 Final report Technical Advice - The Equivalence between the Japanese Regulatory and Supervisory Framework and the EU Regulatory Regime for Credit Rating Agencies View > See more
10-521 04/06/2010 Q&A FAQ regarding the EU regulation on Credit Rating Agencies: Common positions agreed by CESR Members View > See more
10-347 04/06/2010 CESR Guideline Guidelines - Registration Process, Functioning of Colleges, Mediation Protocol, Information set out in Annex II, Information set for the application for Certification and for the assessment of CRAs systemic importance View > See more
10-346 04/06/2010 Feedback statement Feedback statement - CESR’s consultation on Registration process, Functioning of Colleges, Mediation Protocol, Information set out in Annex II, Information set for the application for Certification and for the assessment of CRAs systemic importance View > See more
10-331 04/06/2010 CESR Guideline Guidelines - Implementation of the Central Repository (CEREP) View > See more
10-332 21/05/2010 Final report Final advice - Technical Advice to the European Commission on the Equivalence between the US Regulatory and Supervisory Framework and the EU Regulatory Regime for Credit Rating Agencies View > See more
10-536 17/05/2010 Consultation paper Consultation paper - Guidance on the Enforcement Practices and Activities to be Conducted under Article 21.3(a) of the Regulation View > See more
10-537 17/05/2010 Consultation paper Consultation paper - Guidance on Common Standards for Assessment of Compliance of Credit Rating Methodologies with the Requirements set out in Article 8(3) View > See more
10-222 08/03/2010 Q&A FAQ regarding the EU Regulation Credit Rating Agencies: Common positions agreed by CESR Members View > See more
L 302/1 17/11/2009 Legislation EU Regulation No 1060/2009 on credit rating agencies View > See more
09-1065 05/11/2009 Agenda Invitation to CESR's open hearing on the registration and supervision of credit rating agencies in the EU View > See more
09-955 21/10/2009 Consultation paper Consultation paper - Guidance on Registration Process, Functioning of Colleges, Mediation Protocol, Information set out in Annex II, Information set for the application for Certification and for the assessment of CRAs systemic importance View > See more
09-822a 21/10/2009 Feedback statement Feedback statement - CESR’s consultation on CRAs Central Repository View > See more
09-579 09/07/2009 Consultation paper Consultation paper - CRAs Central Repository View > See more
09-681 03/07/2009 Call for evidence Call for evidence - Fact finding exercise of the use in the European Union of ratings issued by third countries CRAs View > See more
09-417 25/05/2009 Report Report by CESR on compliance of EU based Credit Rating Agencies with the 2008 IOSCO Code of Conduct View > See more
08-671 16/09/2008 Report CESR's response to the consultation document of the Commission services on a draft proposal for a Directive/Regulation on Credit Rating Agencies View > See more
08-277 19/05/2008 Final report CESR’s Second Report to the European Commission on the compliance of credit rating agencies with the IOSCO Code and The role of credit rating agencies in structured finance View > See more
08-404 19/05/2008 Press release Press release - CESR advises the European Commission to take steps and offers its proposal to enhance the integrity and quality of the rating process View > See more
08-151 22/02/2008 Agenda Agenda - Open hearing on CESR’s Consultation Paper on the Role of Credit Rating Agencies in Structured Finance View > See more
08-036 13/02/2008 Consultation paper Consultation Paper - The role of credit rating agencies in structured finance View > See more
08-131 13/02/2008 Press release Press release - CESR launches a consultation on the Role of Credit Rating Agencies in Structured Finance View > See more
07-831 13/12/2007 Report CESR’s 2007 report on Credit Rating Agencies (CRA’s) - Responses to a list of questions for the CRAs View > See more
07-781 20/11/2007 Report Progress Report on CESR’s dialogue with CRAs to fulfil the European Commission’s request to review the role of CRAs as regards structure finance: list of questions for the CRAs View > See more
07-728 05/11/2007 Press release Press release - CESR’s Timetable to fulfil the European Commission’s request to review the role of Credit Rating Agencies View > See more
07-608 12/09/2007 Press release Press release - European Commission Issues an Additional Request to Review the Role of Credit Rating Agencies View > See more
07-394 Extended 24/08/2007 Consultation paper Consultation paper - Questionnaire on the rating of structured finance instruments - Extended deadline View > See more
07-564 24/08/2007 Press release Public statement - Publication of the responses received to CESR’s questionnaire regarding the rating of structured finance instruments and extension of the deadline View > See more
DBRS 24/08/2007 Questionnaire DBRS response View > See more
FITCH 24/08/2007 Questionnaire Fitch Ratings: Response to questionnaire View > See more
MIS 24/08/2007 Questionnaire Moody's response View > See more
SP 24/08/2007 Questionnaire S&P response View > See more
VDP 24/08/2007 Questionnaire VDP response View > See more
JP MORGAN-CRA 24/08/2007 Questionnaire JP MORGAN response View > See more
ABI-CRA 24/08/2007 Questionnaire ABI response View > See more
ESF-CRA 24/08/2007 Questionnaire ESF response View > See more
M&G-CRA 24/08/2007 Questionnaire M&G response View > See more
NVB-CRA 24/08/2007 Questionnaire NVB response View > See more
07-394 22/06/2007 Consultation paper Consultation paper - Questionnaire on the rating of structured finance instruments View > See more
07-304 15/05/2007 Press release Public statement - Progress Report on CESR’s dialogue with CRAs to review how the IOSCO code of conduct is being implemented View > See more
07-304 Annex 15/05/2007 Report Progress Report on CESR’s dialogue with CRAs - Response from Moody's View > See more
06-545 04/01/2007 Final report CESR’s Report to the European Commission on the compliance of credit rating agencies with the IOSCO Code View > See more
06-685 04/01/2007 Press release Press release - CESR publishes its first report to the European Commission on the compliance of the credit rating agencies with the IOSCO Code of Conduct View > See more
06-328 06/07/2006 Letter Letter from the EU Commission regarding Annual Reports on Credit Rating Agencies, and CESR's answer View > See more
06-312 06/07/2006 Questionnaire Questionnaire on the day-to-day application of the IOSCO code by the credit rating agencies View > See more
06-220 Annexes 06/07/2006 Report Codes of conduct and Reports on Compliance by DBRS, Fitch Ratings, Moody's and Standard and Poor's View > See more
06-220 06/07/2006 Press release Public statement - Update on CESR’s dialogue with Credit Rating Agencies to review how the IOSCO code of conduct is being implemented View > See more
06-318 06/07/2006 Press release Press release - CESR monitors self regulation by Credit Rating Agencies and announces a call for evidence from Market Participants on the application of the IOSCO Code of Conduct View > See more
06-107 09/03/2006 Press release Public statement - Update on CESR’s dialogue with Credit Rating Agencies to review how the IOSCO code of conduct is being implemented View > See more
05-751 13/12/2005 Press release Press release - CESR’s dialogue with Credit Rating Agencies to review how the IOSCO code of conduct is being implemented View > See more
05-140 30/03/2005 Feedback statement Feedback statement - CESR’s technical advice to the European Commission on possible measures concerning credit rating agencies View > See more
05-139b 30/03/2005 Final report CESR’s technical advice to the European Commission on possible measures concerning credit rating agencies View > See more
05-198 30/03/2005 Press release Press release - CESR favours Self-Regulation of Credit Rating Agencies established around an Internationally agreed code for the time being View > See more
05-014 10/01/2005 Agenda Agenda for the Open Hearing 14 January 2005 View > See more
04-612b 30/11/2004 Consultation paper CESR’s technical advice to the European Commission on possible measures concerning credit rating agencies View > See more
04-638 30/11/2004 Press release Press release - CESR publishes a technical advice to the European Commission on possible measures concerning credit rating agencies View > See more
04-394 28/07/2004 Call for evidence Call for evidence on Credit Rating Agencies View > See more
04-385 28/07/2004 Press release Press release - CESR announces a call for evidence on Credit Rating Agencies View > See more