ESMA is exclusively responsible for the registration and supervision of Credit Rating Agencies (CRA) in the European Union. A full list of all CRAs currently registered in the EU, can be found via the menu.
In addition, ESMA also carries out policy work to prepare future legislation, such as regulatory technical standards, and guidelines. This work is undertaken through the CRA technical committee, which has representatives from all the national competent authorities.
On the pages accessible through the menu you will find further details on ESMA's work in the area of Credit Rating Agencies.
Queries can be send to cra[at]esma.europa.eu.