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2014/61 24/07/2014 Press release EBA, ESMA and EIOPA consult on technical standards for financial conglomerates risk concentration and intra-group transactions View > See more
2014/819 11/07/2014 Press release ESMA defines central clearing of interest rate and credit default swaps View > See more
2014/689 24/06/2014 Press release ESMA publishes draft RTS on CRA3 transparency requirements View > See more
2014/644 16/06/2014 Press release Press Release - ESMA calls for improvements in disclosures related to business combinations View > See more
2014/596 03/06/2014 Press release ESMA censures Standard & Poor’s for internal control failings View > See more
2014/557 22/05/2014 Press release ESMA consults on MiFID reforms View > See more
2014/302 21/03/2014 Press release ESMA consults on major shareholders disclosures View > See more
2014/258 12/03/2014 Press release ESMA sees improved securities market conditions, although risks remain elevated View > See more
2014/210 20/02/2014 Press release Press release - ESMA-EBA, Euribor makes significant progress with reforms View > See more
2013/1735 28/11/2013 Press release ESMA registers ICE TVEL and CME TR as trade repositories View > See more
2013/1665 18/11/2013 Press release ESMA - Financial institutions must improve financial statement disclosures View > See more
2013/1661 18/11/2013 Press release ESMA finalises clearing and risk mitigation obligations for non-EU OTC derivatives View > See more
2013/1650 14/11/2013 Press release ESMA begins preparatory work for new Market Abuse Regime View > See more
2013/1645 12/11/2013 Press release ESMA clarifies shareholder cooperation in takeover situations View > See more
2013/1635 11/11/2013 Press release ESMA announces financial statements’ enforcement priorities for 2013 View > See more
2013/1368 01/10/2013 Press release ESMA clarifies reporting requirements for alternative fund managers View > See more
2013/1169 03/09/2013 Press release ESMA advises Commission on equivalence of non-European derivatives rules View > See more
2013/1000 18/07/2013 Press release Press release - ESMA and ACER strengthen their cooperation View > See more
2013/992 18/07/2013 Press release ESMA finalises supervisory co-operation agreements for alternative investment View > See more
2013/996 17/07/2013 Press release ESMA consults on non-EU counterparties OTC derivatives View > See more
2013/936 12/07/2013 Press release ESMA begins detailing central clearing of OTC derivatives View > See more
2013/924 10/07/2013 Press release ESMA launches consultation on implementation of new CRA Regulation View > See more
2013/867 03/07/2013 Press release ESMA publishes research on the sale of complex products to retail financial consumers View > See more
2013/852 01/07/2013 Press release ESMA review finds good compliance with EU market abuse rules View > See more
2013/630 30/05/2013 Press release ESMA approves EIU as a credit rating agency View > See more
EPV 21/03/13 22/03/2013 Other Profile of Steven Maijoor in the European Voice View > See more
2013/325 18/03/2013 Press release ESMA requires further improvements by CRAs View > See more
2013/311 15/03/2013 Press release Gérard Rameix elected to ESMA’s Management Board View > See more
2013/266 28/02/2013 Press release ESMA and the EBA warn investors about contracts for difference View > See more
2013/240 19/02/2013 Press release ESMA recommends EU Code of Conduct for proxy advisor industry View > See more
2013/215 14/02/2013 Press release ESMA issues first risk report on EU securities markets View > See more
2013/214 12/02/2013 Press release ESMA seeks feedback for review of the Short Selling Regulation View > See more
2013/200 11/02/2013 Press release ESMA rules aim to curb excessive risk taking by alternative fund managers View > See more
2013/167 01/02/2013 Press release ESMA issues guidelines on market-making and primary dealer exemptions View > See more
2013/97 23/01/2013 Press release ESMA sets out its 2013 CRA work programme View > See more
2013/86 21/01/2013 Press release ESMA calls for improvements in disclosures related to goodwill impairment View > See more
2013/13 11/01/2013 Press release ESMA and the EBA take action to strengthen Euribor and benchmark rate-setting processes View > See more
2012/860 20/12/2012 Press release ESMA proposes guidelines on the scope of the CRA Regulation View > See more
2012/847 20/12/2012 Press release ESMA consults on guidelines for CCPs’ interoperability arrangements View > See more
2012/854 20/12/2012 Press release ESMA issues statement on forbearance practices View > See more
2012/848 19/12/2012 Press release ESMA clarifies rules for alternative investment funds and their managers View > See more
2012/802 04/12/2012 Statement Statement: Operating Principles and Areas of Exploration in the Regulation of the Cross-Border Derivatives Market View > See more
2012/801 04/12/2012 Press release ESMA finalises guidelines on repo arrangements for UCITS funds View > See more
2012/798 03/12/2012 Press release EU and Swiss regulators to co-operate on cross-border supervision of alternative investment funds View > See more
2012/641 01/10/2012 Statement ESMA approves Axesor S.A. as a credit rating agency View > See more
2012/606 27/09/2012 Press release ESMA defines standards for derivatives and CCPs View > See more
2012/582 17/09/2012 Press release ESMA consults on market maker and primary dealer exemption for short selling View > See more
2012/581 17/09/2012 Press release ESMA proposes remuneration guidelines for firms providing investment services View > See more
2012/571 12/09/2012 Press release Julie Galbo joins ESMA’s Management Board View > See more
JC/2012/70 31/08/2012 Press release ESAs consult on the application of the capital calculation methods for financial conglomerates View > See more
2012/537 30/08/2012 Statement STATEMENT - Short Selling Regulation Update: Market Maker & Primary Dealer Exemption Notification Procedure View > See more
2012/483 26/07/2012 Press release ESMA publishes review of accounting treatment of Greek sovereign debt View > See more
2012/475 25/07/2012 Press release ESMA publishes ETF guidelines and consults on repo arrangements View > See more
2011/39 24/07/2012 Statement Update on measures adopted by competent authorities on short selling View > See more
2012/424 06/07/2012 Press release ESMA publishes MiFID guidelines to enhance investor protection View > See more
2012/441 28/06/2012 Press release ESMA proposes remuneration guidelines for alternative investment fund managers View > See more
2012/402 25/06/2012 Press release ESMA publishes its first Annual Report View > See more
2012/403 25/06/2012 Press release ESMA proposes rules on derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories View > See more
2012/330 24/05/2012 Press release ESMA finds high level of consistency in EU national regulators’ practices for the approval of investment prospectuses View > See more
2012/274 27/04/2012 Press release ESMA approves credit ratings from Brazil for use in the EU View > See more
2012/272 26/04/2012 Press release ESMA identifies divergence in Member States’ use of sanctions under the Market Abuse Directive 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
JC/2012/30 11/04/2012 Press release EBA, ESMA and EIOPA publish two reports on Money Laundering View > See more
2012/224 27/03/2012 Press release ESMA seeks views on proxy advisors View > See more
2012/206 23/03/2012 Press release ESMA reviews pre-trade transparency waivers to ensure consistent MiFID application 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
2012/140 01/03/2012 Press release ESMA advises European Commission on Prospectus Directive’s overhaul - Advice covers possible delegated acts View > See more
2012/128 24/02/2012 Press release ESMA readies guidelines on automated trading – application deadline starts View > See more
2012/100 15/02/2012 Press release Regulators re-elect Jean Guill, Kurt Pribil and Fernando Restoy to ESMA’s Management Board View > See more
2012/43 30/01/2012 Press release ESMA outlines future regulatory framework for ETFs and other UCITS issues View > See more
2011/457 22/12/2011 Press release ESMA outlines future automated trading regime for trading platforms, investment firms and competent authorities 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
2011/431 09/12/2011 Press release Global regulators discuss OTC derivatives regulation View > See more
2011/414 02/12/2011 Press release Press release - ESMA gathers worldwide supervisors to discuss enforcement of IFRS View > See more
2011/397 25/11/2011 Statement Public statement on sovereign debt in IFRS financial statements View > See more
2011/378 16/11/2011 Press release Press release - ESMA details future rules for alternative investment fund managers View > See more
2011/371 08/11/2011 Press release Press release - Regulators elect Martin Wheatley to ESMA's Management Board 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
2011/354 21/10/2011 Press release Press release - European enforcers see good level of IFRS application in 2010 View > See more
2011/339 12/10/2011 Press release Press release - ESMA Stakeholder Group elects Guillaume Prache as chair, Judith Hardt and Peter de Proft as vice-chairs 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
2011/271 23/08/2011 Press release Press release - ESMA consults on future rules for alternative investment fund managers and the treatment of third country entities View > See more
2011/266 11/08/2011 Statement Public statement - harmonised regulatory action on short-selling in the EU View > See more
2011/226 28/07/2011 Statement Public statement - ESMA Statement on disclosures related to sovereign debt to be included in IFRS financial statements View > See more
2011/221 22/07/2011 Press release Press release - ESMA seeks preliminary views on the potential shape of future regulation of exchange-traded funds and structured UCITS View > See more
2011/211 20/07/2011 Statement Public statement - Retrospective Adjustments to Financial Statements Following Rejection Notes Published by the IFRS Interpretations Committee View > See more
2011/223 20/07/2011 Press release Press release - ESMA consults on systems and controls for highly automated trading View > See more
2011/214 13/07/2011 Press release Press release - ESMA seeks views on future rules for alternative investment fund managers View > See more
2011/195 07/07/2011 Press release Press release - ESMA investigates how Member States have implemented the Transparency Directive 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
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
2011/123 15/04/2011 Press release Press release - ESMA seeks preliminary views on future rules for alternative investment fund managers View > See more
2011/118 14/04/2011 Press release Press release - ESMA sets out guidelines on risk measurement and the calculation of global exposure for certain types of structured UCITS View > See more
2011/96 24/03/2011 Press release Press release - EP approves Verena Ross as ESMA Executive Director View > See more
2011/82 23/03/2011 Press release Press release - ESMA establishes a framework for third country prospectus and applies this new framework to facilitate Israeli issuers access View > See more
2011/60 22/02/2011 Press release Press Release - ESMA nominates Verena Ross Executive Director View > See more
2011/43 03/02/2011 Press release Press release - EP approves Steven Maijoor to be ESMA's first Chair View > See more
2011/27 18/01/2011 Press release Press release - ESMA finds diversity across Europe in regulators’ contingency measures for financial crisis situations View > See more
2011/24 13/01/2011 Press release Press release - Steven Maijoor is selected as ESMA’s first Chair View > See more
2011/20 11/01/2011 Press release Press release - ESMA becomes operational View > See more
10-217 29/11/2010 Press release Press release - CESR finds Member States broadly compliant with Prospectus Directive View > See more
10-1429 16/11/2010 Press release Press Release - SEC and CESR Members announce efforts to continue close cooperation as national securities regulators implement new regulatory reform initiatives View > See more
10-1314 26/10/2010 Press release Press release - CESR sees improvements in financial instruments disclosures by European financial institutions in 2009 accounts View > See more
10-1169 13/10/2010 Press release Press release - CESR completes its review of MiFID by issuing advice on OTC derivatives trading, post-trade transparency standards and client categorisation View > See more
10-1169 13/10/2010 Press release Press release - CESR completes its review of MiFID by issuing advice on OTC derivatives trading, post-trade transparency standards and client categorisation View > See more
10-1150 23/09/2010 Press release Press release - CESR review identifies improvements in financial information throughout Europe in 2009 View > See more
3L3 22-09-10 PR 22/09/2010 Press release Press release - 3L3 Committees welcome European Parliament landmark vote to reform financial supervision in Europe View > See more
10-1128 15/09/2010 Press release CESR Chair Tavares welcomes the two new proposals by the Commission for the regulation of derivatives markets and short selling View > See more
10-943 02/08/2010 Press release Press Release - CESR announces next steps on European access to financial information disclosed by listed companies View > See more
10-926 29/07/2010 Press release Press release - CESR proposes changes to MiFID to improve securities markets’ functioning, transparency and investor protection View > See more
10-948 29/07/2010 Press release Press release - CESR publishes its report on trends, risks and vulnerabilities in financial markets View > See more
10-903 28/07/2010 Press release Press release - CESR sets out final guidelines on risk measurement and the calculation of global exposure and counterparty risk for UCITS View > See more
10-901 16/07/2010 Press release CESR Members elect the Chair and Vice Chair of CESR to lead the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) View > See more
10-633 25/05/2010 Press release Press release - CESR intensifies co-ordination in the light of recent market volatility in euro denominated debt instruments View > See more
10-575 19/05/2010 Press release Press release - CESR sets out harmonised definition of European money market funds View > See more
10-594 07/05/2010 Press release Press release - CESR to take a coordinated effort to respond to the recent market turmoil View > See more
10-423 13/04/2010 Press release Press release - CESR begins the process to overhaul MiFID by consulting on policy options View > See more
10-262 06/04/2010 Press release Press release: Market Abuse Directive – CESR reviews options and discretions View > See more
10-298 02/03/2010 Press release Press release - CESR recommends the European Institutions introduce a pan-European short selling disclosure regime View > See more
10-016 29/01/2010 Press release Press Release: CESR reviews the application of guidelines to simplify the notification procedures of UCITS across Europe View > See more
10-034 19/01/2010 Press release CESR introduces new working structures to increase efficiency and to prepare for a smooth transition to ESMA View > See more
09-1196 07/12/2009 Press release Press Release - CESR gathers international supervisors to discuss worldwide enforcement of IFRS View > See more
09-1037 02/11/2009 Press release Press release - CESR analysis sees room for better compliance with IFRS disclosures View > See more
09-1010 28/10/2009 Press release Press release - CESR proposes requirements for management company passport and improved investor disclosures for UCITS View > See more
AMLFT 09 15/10/2009 Press release 3L3 Press Release on the Committees' compendium paper on the supervisory implementation practices of the Third Money Laundering Directive View > See more
09-664 25/09/2009 Press release Press release - CESR re-assesses application of its Standard No. 1 on financial information in Europe View > See more
3L3 PR 23/09/09 23/09/2009 Press release Press release - The Level 3 Committees welcome the new institutional arrangements on European financial supervision View > See more
09-682 10/07/2009 Press release Press release - CESR recommends the Commission to introduce a mandatory trade transparency regime for non-equity markets View > See more
09-678 08/07/2009 Press release Press release - CESR moves forward its project to improve investor disclosures for UCITS View > See more
09-667 08/07/2009 Press release Press release - CESR to consult on a pan-European short selling disclosure regime View > See more
09-669 08/07/2009 Press release Press release - CESR consults on its advice regarding the new UCITS Directive View > See more
09-528 06/07/2009 Press release Press release - CESR assesses implementation of its Standard No. 2 on financial information on the co-ordination of enforcement activities View > See more
09-520 01/07/2009 Press release Press Release - Transparency Directive: CESR maps coherence, equivalence and variance of supervisory powers and sanctioning regimes across Europe View > See more
09-627 23/06/2009 Press release Press release - ESCB and CESR issue recommendations to increase safety and soundness of the post-trading infrastructure in the EU View > See more
09-548 10/06/2009 Press release Press release - CESR assesses impact of MiFID on the functioning of equity secondary markets View > See more
09-467 20/05/2009 Press release Press release - First proposals for MiFID pre-trade transparency waivers assessed at CESR level View > See more
3L3 23/04/09 PR 23/04/2009 Press release Press release - Improving supervision in the EU financial services sector: The 3L3 Committees express their support for the Commission’s position View > See more
09-300 31/03/2009 Press release Press release - ESCB/ CESR consult on draft recommendations for central counterparties as amended for OTC derivatives View > See more
09-204 24/02/2009 Press release Press Release - CESR Members re-elect Eddy Wymeersch as Chair and Carlos Tavares as Vice-Chair of CESR View > See more
09-123 16/02/2009 Press release Press release - MiFID: CESR reviews supervisory powers and practices, as well as administrative and criminal sanctioning regimes across Europe View > See more
09-089 04/02/2009 Press release Public statement - CESR provides information for investors affected by the Madoff collapse: CESR urges regulated firms to communicate with their clients View > See more
09-069 20/01/2009 Press release Public statement - CESR’s activities in relation to short-selling View > See more
CESR-ERGEG 12/01/09 12/01/2009 Press release Press release - ERGEG and CESR publish their proposals on how to promote transparency and market integrity in electricity and gas trading View > See more
08-1013 19/12/2008 Press release Press release - CESR to consult on non-equity markets transparency View > See more
3L3 18/12/09 MA 18/12/2008 Press release Press release - CEBS, CEIOPS and CESR’S Joint Guidelines for the assessment of Mergers and Aquisitions View > See more
08-972 17/12/2008 Press release Public statement - Assessment on the Equivalence of Prospectuses from non-EEA Jurisdictions (Article 20.1 Prospectus Directive) View > See more
08-912 14/11/2008 Press release Press release - CESR proposes that Indian GAAP be accepted in the EU until the end of 2011 View > See more
08-888 05/11/2008 Press release Press Statement - CESR welcomes IASB’s guidance on measuring and disclosing the fair value of financial instruments in non-active markets View > See more
08-878 03/11/2008 Press release Press release - CESR restates its resolve to ensure the protections of MiFID are applied convergently across Europe and announces new efforts to assess the impact and functioning of MiFID View > See more
08-880 31/10/2008 Press release Press release - CESR delivers its response to the European Commission’s request for assistance on the UCITS management company passport View > See more
08-776 23/10/2008 Press release Press release - CESR and ESCB consult on recommendations for securities clearing and settlement systems and central counterparties in the European Union View > See more
CESR/CEBS 15/10/08 15/10/2008 Press release Press release - CESR and CEBS publish their advice on the European Commission’s review of commodities business View > See more
08-798 03/10/2008 Press release Press release - CESR publishes a Statement on fair value measurement and related disclosures of financial instruments in illiquid markets View > See more
CESR/ERGEG 01/10/08 01/10/2008 Press release Press release - ERGEG and CESR advocate a tailored market abuse framework for energy markets in their advice to the Commission View > See more
08-791 01/10/2008 Press release Press Release - New steps by CESR to address the recent market crisis View > See more
08-723 19/09/2008 Press release Press release - CESR coordinates actions by EU securities regulators in relation to short selling in financial markets View > See more
08-675 03/09/2008 Press release Press release - CESR Members enhance supervisory co-operation for branch supervision View > See more
08-599 25/07/2008 Press release Press release - CESR Annual Report 2007 View > See more
CESR-ERGEG PR 21/07 21/07/2008 Press release Press release - ERGEG and CESR consult on a proposed EU market abuse framework for energy markets View > See more
3L3 M&A PR 11/07/2008 Press release Press release - CESR, CEBS and CEIOPS consult on joint guidelines for the assessment of mergers and aquisitions View > See more
08-522 10/07/2008 Press release Press release - CESR publishes for consultation a statement on fair value measurement and related disclosures of financial instruments in illiquid markets View > See more
08-454 28/05/2008 Press release Press release - A delegation of members of the European Parliament visits CESR 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
08-295 19/05/2008 Press release Press release - CESR proposes that Canadian and South Korean GAAPs be accepted in the EU until the end of 2011 View > See more
08-412 15/05/2008 Press release Press release - CESR and CEBS publish a joint consultation paper on commodities View > See more
3L3 IA PR 30/04/2008 Press release Press release - The 3L3 Committees reinforce their commitment to the principles of ‘Better Regulation’ by publishing revised Impact Assessment Guidelines View > See more
08-303 17/04/2008 Press release Press release - CESR takes steps to strengthen market confidence View > See more
08-249 01/04/2008 Press release Press release - CESR reviews its old Standards and the implementation of UCITS Guidelines View > See more
08-214 31/03/2008 Press release Press release - CESR publishes its advice to the European Commission on the equivalence of Chinese, Japanese and US GAAPs View > See more
3L3 AML 26/03/2008 Press release Press release - CESR, CEBS and CEIOPS launch a joint public consultation on a common understanding of the information on the payer accompanying a funds transfer View > See more
08-209 07/03/2008 Press release Press release - CESR increases confidence for retail investors with the development of a retail investor guide on MiFID View > See more
08-088 15/02/2008 Press release Press release - CESR takes steps to improve retail investor information for UCITS products 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
07-821 18/12/2007 Press release Press release - CESR launches a consultation on the equivalence of Chinese, Japanese and US GAAPs View > See more
07-822 17/12/2007 Press release Press release - CESR publishes key information from its database of enforcement decisions taken by EU National Enforcers of financial information (IFRS) View > See more
07-825 13/12/2007 Press release Public statement - CESR starts work on Employee Share Scheme Prospectuses: European Commission’s request to CESR for assistance on employees share schemes View > See more
07-785 22/11/2007 Press release Press release - CESR, CEBS and CEIOPS, consult on a common Medium Term Work Programme on cross sector supervisory issues (2008-2010) View > See more
07-762 22/11/2007 Press release Press release - CESR identifies the Administrative Measures and Sanctions as well as the Criminal Sanctions available in Member States under the Market Abuse Directive (MAD) View > See more
07-690 07/11/2007 Press release Press release - CESR publishes a report on its review of the implementation and the enforcement of IFRS in the European Union 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
07-748 02/11/2007 Press release Press release - CESR IT systems and databases up and running to ensure EU wide market integrity and transparency View > See more
07-745 31/10/2007 Press release Press release - CESR publishes today the list of identifiers for regulated markets, multilateral trading facilities and central counterparties for the purpose of transaction reporting under the MIFID View > See more
07-739 26/10/2007 Press release Press release - CESR complements the arrangements for transaction reporting in order to solve remaining issues in the exchange of transaction reporting View > See more
07-627b 26/10/2007 Press release Public Statement - New arrangements for the reporting of derivatives trades in accordance with MiFID View > See more
07-726 22/10/2007 Press release Press release - CESR takes final steps before MiFID goes live View > See more
07-718 19/10/2007 Press release Press statement - CESR updates the MiFID Market Transparency Database View > See more
07-688 16/10/2007 Press release Press release - CESR launches a consultation on key investor information for UCITS View > See more
07-719 16/10/2007 Press release Press release - Carlo Comporti is elected as CESR’s next Secretary General View > See more
07-631 28/09/2007 Press release Press release - CESR announces the publication of its 2006 Annual Report 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
07-564 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
07-497 09/08/2007 Press release Press release - CESR publishes its advice to the European Commission on non-equities transparency, as well as a report on commodity and exotic derivatives and announces the appointment of Jean-Paul Servais (CBFA) Chair of the MiFID Level 3 Experts Group View > See more
07-518 26/07/2007 Press release Press release - CESR identifies further issues for work in the area of the Market Abuse Directive View > See more
07-499 20/07/2007 Press release Press release - CESR consults the Industry and all interested stakeholders on the their Assessment of CESR’s Activities in 2001 to 2007 View > See more
07-489 17/07/2007 Press release Press release - CESR adopts common supervisory approaches concerning the classification of hedge fund indices as financial indices for the purposes of the UCITS Directive View > See more
07-459 12/07/2007 Press release Press release - CESR releases 2nd set of Guidance on the Operation of the Market Abuse Directive View > See more
07-450 03/07/2007 Press release Press release - CESR publishes today the list of ‘Liquid Shares’ according to the MIFID, as well as all shares listed on EU Regulated Markets View > See more
07-420 21/06/2007 Press release Press release - CESR assesses the extent of equivalence of supervisory powers across Europe under the Market Abuse and Prospectus Directives View > See more
07-363 13/06/2007 Press release Press release - CESR reviews the supervisory functioning of the Prospectus Directive and Regulation View > See more
07-351 06/06/2007 Press release Press release - CESR publishes its advice to the European Commission on a mechanism for determining the equivalence of the generally accepted accounting principles of third countries View > See more
07-358 29/05/2007 Press release Press statement - Secretary General, Fabrice Demarigny, to leave CESR View > See more
07-346 29/05/2007 Press release Press release - EU Securities Supervisors publish the last set of guidance to implement the new trading regime in Europe (MiFID) View > See more
07-300 24/05/2007 Press release Press release - The Three Level 3 Committees invite comments on proposed Impact Assessment Guidelines 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
07-274 30/04/2007 Press release Press release - Meeting between CESR Chairman Eddy Wymeersch and Vice Chairman Carlos Tavares and US SEC Chairman Christopher Cox View > See more
07-223 17/04/2007 Press release Press release - CESR launches a consultation on the mechanism for determining the equivalence of the generally accepted accounting principles of third countries View > See more
07-163 16/04/2007 Press release Press release - CESR publishes key information from its database of enforcement decisions taken by EU National Enforcers of financial information (IFRS) View > See more
07-247 13/04/2007 Press release Press release - CESR re-consults on the draft recommendations for inducements under MiFID View > See more
07-121b 05/04/2007 Press release Press statement - As EU listed groups prepare to publish their second set of IFRS financial statements, CESR stresses that its members remain watchful and note the continued need for companies to deliver as true, fair and complete information as possible View > See more
07-121b annex 05/04/2007 Press release Conclusions on IFRIC rejection notes View > See more
07-179 19/03/2007 Press release Press release - CESR Members adopt common supervisory approaches for the new regime eligible assets for UCITS View > See more
07-119 09/02/2007 Press release Press release - First set of CESR Level 3 Guidelines and Recommendations on the smooth application of MiFID: Market Data Consolidation & Record Keeping View > See more
07-107 05/02/2007 Press release Press release - CESR launches a consultation on the possibility for hedge fund indices to be classified as financial indices for the purpose of UCITS View > See more
07-105 02/02/2007 Press release Press release - CESR consults on Best Execution & Transaction Reporting under MiFID View > See more
07-100 31/01/2007 Press release CESR Chairs elect the Chair and Vice-Chair of CESR to lead them for the next two years 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
06-693 22/12/2006 Press release Press release - CESR consults on inducements & passporting under MiFID View > See more
06-583 02/11/2006 Press release Press release - CESR releases 2nd set of Draft Guidance on the Operation of the Market Abuse Directive for public consultation View > See more
06-562 02/11/2006 Consultation paper Consultation paper - Market Abuse Directive, Level 3 – second set of CESR guidance and information on the common operation of the Directive to the market View > See more
06-570 26/10/2006 Press release Press release - CESR launches a consultation on the criteria of hedge fund indices to be classified as financial indices for the purpose of UCITS View > See more
06-530 26/10/2006 Consultation paper Consultation paper - Can hedge fund indices be classified as financial indices for the purpose of UCITS? View > See more
06-574 20/10/2006 Press release Press release - CESR adopts its MiFID Level 3 work program for 2007 and launches work with a consultation on record keeping requirements and market data consolidation View > See more
06-550b 20/10/2006 Work programme MiFID Level 3 Expert Group – 2006/2007 Work Programme View > See more
06-552 20/10/2006 Consultation paper Consultation Paper - The list of minimum records in Article 51(3) of the MiFID implementing Directive View > See more
06-551 20/10/2006 Consultation paper Consultation Paper - Publication and Consolidation of MiFID Market Transparency View > See more
06-303 02/08/2006 Press release Press release - CESR changes its profile and starts operational tasks to deliver effective supervisory convergence in the EU View > See more
06-423 02/08/2006 Press release Press release - Developing Cross-Atlantic financial markets: CESR and the SEC launch a work plan focused on financial reporting View > See more
06-332 18/07/2006 Press release Press release - CESR publishes joint responses to commonly asked questions on prospectuses View > See more
06-415 18/07/2006 Press release Press release - CESR consults on its draft work programme for MiFID Level 3 work - Ensuring convergence amongst supervisors View > See more
06-335 06/07/2006 Press release Press release - CESR completes its final advice and its opinion on the storage and filing of regulated information 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
06-307 29/06/2006 Press release Press release - CESR simplifies access to EU mutual funds: CESR publishes its final guidelines on simplification of the cross-border notification procedure of UCITS View > See more
06-302 26/06/2006 Press release Press release - CESR announces the publication of its 2005 Annual Report and a new website address View > See more
06-217 22/05/2006 Press release Press release - CESR Members review implementation of CESR’S guidelines on the transitional provisions of the amending UCITS Directives View > See more
06-204 15/05/2006 Press release Press release - Facilitating Transatlantic Derivatives Business: U.S. (CFTC) and EU Regulators, through CESR, Take Joint Steps to Respond to Industry Concerns and to Facilitate Transatlantic Business by Use of Online Guides View > See more
06-196 05/05/2006 Press release Press release - CESR launches a second consultation on simplification of the cross-border notification procedure of UCITS View > See more
06-198 05/05/2006 Press release Press release - CESR welcomes the EU Finance Ministers political backing for greater supervisory convergence amongst securities regulators in the EU 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
06-059 06/02/2006 Press release Press statement - Cross-sector work programme for 2006 View > See more
06-048 31/01/2006 Press release Press release - CESR consults on options for the storage and easy access of regulated information View > See more
06-012 26/01/2006 Press release Press release - CESR publishes its final advice to the European Commission on the eligible assets of UCITS View > See more
05-758 13/01/2006 Press release Public statement - CESR reminds issuers and investors about the importance of clear and transparent disclosure on the use of any options made available by applicable financial reporting standards View > See more
05-775 15/12/2005 Press release Press release - Meeting between CESR Chairman Arthur Docters van Leeuwen and US SEC Chairman Christopher Cox View > See more
05-755 14/12/2005 Press release Press release - CESR Chairman visits US CFTC Chairman and attends Global Markets Roundtable 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
05-716 01/12/2005 Press release Press release - CESR takes steps to engage retail investors in the EU Single Market View > See more
05-718 24/11/2005 Press release Press release - Banking, insurance and securities supervisors enhance EU-wide co-operation View > See more
05-663 03/11/2005 Press release Press release - Alternative performance measures to ensure best practice by companies in the information prepared for investors View > See more
05-620 27/10/2005 Press release Press release - CESR launches a consultation on simplification of the cross-border notification procedure of UCITS View > See more
05-649 27/10/2005 Press release Press release - CESR’S publishes its final advice of a possible amendment to the Prospectus Regulation regarding the treatment of complex financial information View > See more
05-619 20/10/2005 Press release Press release - CESR launches a second consultation on its draft advice to the European Commission on the eligible assets of UCITS View > See more
05-626 20/10/2005 Press release Press release - Senior Appointments View > See more
05-628 11/10/2005 Press release Press release - Lamfalussy Chairs address the ECOFIN Council meeting on progress and opportunities for better regulation View > See more
ECON 13/09/06 13/09/2005 Press release Press release - The Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament agrees with CESR on means to enhance transparency practices and cooperation View > See more
05-482 08/09/2005 Press release Press release - CESR invites comments on the mediation mechanism to be established amongst securities supervisors View > See more
05-502 01/08/2005 Press release Public statement - Follow-up work of the CESR/ESCB Joint Working Group on Clearing and Settlement View > See more
05-487 28/07/2005 Press release Press release - CESR launches a call for evidence on a mandate for technical advice on implementing measures concerning the Transparency Directive View > See more
05-498 26/07/2005 Press release Press release - The European Commission extends the deadline for CESR’s technical advice concerning eligible assets for UCITS View > See more
05-462 06/07/2005 Press release Press release - CESR’s draft technical advice to the European Commission on a possible amendment to Regulation (EC) 809/2004 regarding the historical financial information which must be included in a prospectus View > See more
05-435 06/07/2005 Press release Press Release - Implementation of the European Commission’s Recommendations on UCITS - Report of the review conducted by CESR View > See more
05-451 05/07/2005 Press release Press release - Technical advice on equivalence of certain third country GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards View > See more
05-439 30/06/2005 Press release Press release - CESR completes its final advice on dissemination of financial information and other implementing measures of the Transparency Directive View > See more
05-445 28/06/2005 Press release Press release - The Committee of European Securities Regulators and the U. S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Publishes Final Communiqué on Common Work programme to Facilitate Trans-Atlantic Derivatives Business View > See more
05-415 15/06/2005 Press release Press statement - Visit of US Treasury Secretary John Snow to CESR View > See more
05-415 annex 15/06/2005 Press release Visit of US Treasury Secretary John Snow to CESR - photograph View > See more
05-334 11/05/2005 Press release Press release - CESR consults on recommendations on the use of alternative performance measures to ensure best practice by companies in the information prepared for investors View > See more
05-331 11/05/2005 Press release Press release - Facilitating the implementation of the Market Abuse Directive View > See more
05-320 03/05/2005 Press release Press release - CESR’s Technical Advice on Possible Implementing Measures of the Directive 2004/39/EC on Markets in Financial Instruments -1st Set of Mandates where the deadline was extended and 2nd Set of Mandates View > See more
05-307 27/04/2005 Press release Press release - CESR launches a second consultation on dissemination of financial information and other implementing measures of the Transparency Directive View > See more
05-306 27/04/2005 Press release Press release - CESR publishes the draft technical advice on equivalence of Canadian, Japanese and US GAAP View > See more
05-271 12/04/2005 Press release Press release - CESR takes further steps to increase its accountability to the European Institutions and to enable the European Union to assess the steps being undertaken to enhance supervisory convergence on a day-to-day basis View > See more
05-252 08/04/2005 Press release Press release - CESR starts Level 3 work on the establishment of a mediation mechanism amongst supervisors View > See more
05-244 31/03/2005 Press release Press release - CESR and the US CFTC issue communiqué requesting comments on a common work programme to facilitate trans-Atlantic derivatives business View > See more
05-232 31/03/2005 Press release Press release - A delegation of members of the European Parliament visits CESR 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
05-199 30/03/2005 Press release Press release - CESR sets out how a Single Point of Information on all EU Corporate Issuers might be realised View > See more
05-172 18/03/2005 Press release Press release - CESR launches a consultation on its draft advice to the European Commission on the eligible assets of UCITS View > See more
05-163 03/03/2005 Press release Press Release - CESR Final Consultation on Best Execution and Transparency Requirement under the MiFID View > See more
05-096 14/02/2005 Press release Press release - The US CFTC and CESR meet to facilitate Transatlantic Derivatives Business and to appoint Task Force to develop further efforts View > See more
05-091 10/02/2005 Press release Press release - CESR’s recommendations for the consistent implementation of the European Commission’s Regulation on Prospectuses nº 809/2004 View > See more
05-079 03/02/2005 Press release Press release - CESR Submits its technical advice to the European Commission on the first set of mandates under the Directive on Markets in Financial Instruments (MiFID) View > See more
05-076 03/02/2005 Press release Press release - CESR publishes the final concept paper which sets out the principles it will use to guide them in establishing the equivalence between third countries' GAAP and IAS/IFRS View > See more
05-058 03/02/2005 Press release Press release - CESR publishes final guidelines for supervisors regarding the transitional provisions of the amending UCITS Directives View > See more
04-669 13/12/2004 Press release Press release - CESR sets out consultation on better transparency of voting rights and financial information from foreign issuers 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
04-593 04/11/2004 Press release Press release - CESR publishes the results of investigations of mis-practises in the European investment fund industry View > See more
04-578 28/10/2004 Press release Press release - CESR publishes its Advice on Possible Implementing Measures of the Transparency Directive View > See more
04-579 28/10/2004 Press release Press release - CESR launches a Call for Evidence on possible modifications of the UCITS Directive View > See more
04-588 28/10/2004 Press release Press release - CESR publishes a paper entitled 'The Role of CESR at “Level 3” Under the Lamfalussy Process' View > See more
04-545 28/10/2004 Press release Press release - CESR consults on how best to facilitate the Implmentation of the Market Abuse Directive View > See more
04-587 28/10/2004 Press release Press release - CESR works towards greater clarity for investors and market participants and increasing consistency in supervisory practice with the announcement of 4 initiatives View > See more
04-570 25/10/2004 Press release Press release - CESR consults on an analytical report “Which supervisory tools for the EU securities markets?” View > See more
04-547 22/10/2004 Press release Press release - Approval of the report entitled “Standards for securities clearing and settlement in the European Union” by the European System of Central Banks (ESCB) and the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) View > See more
04-541 21/10/2004 Press release Press release - CESR launches a consultation on guidelines for supervisors implementing the transitional provisions of the amending UCITS Directives View > See more
04-542 21/10/2004 Press release Press release - CESR consults on the concepts it will use to measure equivalence between third countries GAAP and IAS/IFRS View > See more
04-534 21/10/2004 Press release Press release - CESR and the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announce the launch of a Trans-Atlantic Co-operation Initiative and set out a ‘Statement of Intent to Develop an Action Plan on Cross Border Issues’ View > See more
04-551 21/10/2004 Press release Press release - EU Regulators respond to rapid integration in Europe’s financial markets heralded by the measures introduced by the Financial Services Action Plan with progress on 4 key initiatives 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
04-380 21/07/2004 Press release Press release - CESR announces the untimely death of Mr Jacob Kaptein View > See more
04-326 29/06/2004 Press release Press release - CESR begins work on implementing measures to establish equivalence between certain third countries’ application of GAAP and IAS/IFRS and launches a call for evidence View > See more
04-328 29/06/2004 Press release Press release - CESR announces a call for evidence regarding the European Commission’s mandates on the Transparency Directive View > See more
04-317 29/06/2004 Press release Press release - CESR launches a Call for Evidence on the second set of mandates from the European Commission on the legislative measures to implement the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive View > See more
04-325 25/06/2004 Press release Press release - Co-ordinating enforcement of Financial Information - Guidance for implementation of co-ordination mechanisms View > See more
04-310 24/06/2004 Press release Press release - CESR consults on recommendations for the consistent implementation of the EU regulation on Prospectus View > See more
04-300 17/06/2004 Press release Press release - CESR begins its first Consultation on its Draft Advice to the European Commission on the new Investment Services Directive View > See more
04-267b 09/06/2004 Press release Press release - CESR starts work on its agenda for Investment Management View > See more
04-285 04/06/2004 Press release Press release - SEC-CESR sets out the shape of future collaboration View > See more
04-286 03/06/2004 Press release Press release - CEBS, CEIOPS and CESR welcome the political agreement on the Directive establishing a new structure for EU committees on financial services View > See more
04-278 26/05/2004 Press release Press release - CESR and SEC announce enchanced cooperation and collaboration View > See more
04-203 03/05/2004 Press release Press release - CESR welcomes new members from the ten EU Accession Countries View > See more
04-207 03/05/2004 Press release Summary of the responsibilities of the new authorities joining CESR. Annex to Press Release ref:CESR/04-203 View > See more
04-157 22/04/2004 Press release Press release - Standard No. 2 on Financial Information - Co-ordination of enforcement activities View > See more
04-168 06/04/2004 Press release Press release - CESR proposes how to ensure consistent application of EU legislation (Level 3 under the Lamfalussy process) View > See more
04-165 06/04/2004 Press release Press release - CESR announces the re-appointment of CESR’s Secretary General for a further 3 year term and the nomination of Chairmen to lead CESR’s work on Investment Management and the Transparency Directive. View > See more
04-060 04/03/2004 Press release Press release - CESR starts work on Guidelines for the Consistent Implmentation of the Proposed Commission's Regulation on Prospectus. View > See more
04-093 04/03/2004 Press release Press release - CESR develops its approach to review implementation of CESR Standards View > See more
04-022 20/01/2004 Press release Press release - CESR starts work on EU Commission provisional mandates on the new Investment Services Directive - the Financial Instruments Markets (FIM) Directive and Call for Evidence View > See more
03-528 08/01/2004 Press release Press release - CESR submits to the European Commission its final advice on the content of Prospectus and dissemination of advertisements View > See more
04-008b 08/01/2004 Press release Press release - First achievement of the Lamfalussy process: A robust European regime against market abuse View > See more
03-514 30/12/2003 Press release Press release - Preparing for the Implementation of Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) View > See more
03-383 30/10/2003 Press release Press release - CESR begins preparations for the new role in the regulation of Asset Management and Unit Collective Investment Schemes (UCITS) View > See more
03-361b 07/10/2003 Press release Press release - European Regulation on the application of IFRS in 2005 – Draft Recommendations for additional guidance regarding the transition to IFRS View > See more
03-362b 07/10/2003 Press release Press release - CESR Draft Standard No. 2 on Financial Information - Co-ordination of Enforcement Activities View > See more
03-350 03/10/2003 Press release Press release - CESR submits its final advice on the content and format of Prospectus View > See more
03-359 02/10/2003 Press release Press release - CESR re-elects its Chairman and Vice-Chair View > See more
03-288b 03/09/2003 Press release Press release - CESR's Advice on the Second Set of Implementing Measures for the Market Abuse Directive View > See more
03-247 01/08/2003 Press release Press release - CESR/ESCB Consultative report on Standards for Securities Clearing and Settlement systems in the European Union View > See more
03-239 31/07/2003 Press release Press release - CESR sends to the European Commission its Final Advice on Disclosure Obligations for listed and issuing companies View > See more
03-238 30/07/2003 Press release Press release - CESR consults on minimum disclosure requirements for sovereign issuers and financial information on prospectus View > See more
03-170 12/06/2003 Press release Press release - CESR Consultation on possible Implementing Measures of the Proposed Prospectus Directive View > See more
03-104 15/04/2003 Press release Press release - Consultation paper on a second set of technical implementing measures for the Directive on Market Abuse View > See more
03-081b 02/04/2003 Press release Press release - CESR's first initiative towards more robust enforcement of financial information in Europe View > See more
03-001 08/01/2003 Press release Press release - CESR sumbits implementing measures on market abuse directive to European Commission View > See more
02-298 19/12/2002 Press release Press release - CESR Consultation on possible implementing measures of the proposed prospectus directive View > See more
02-212 22/10/2002 Press release Press release - CESR consultation on principles of enforcement of accounting standards in Europe View > See more
02-203 16/10/2002 Press release Press release - CESR Consultation on possible implementing measures of the proposed Prospectus Directive View > See more
02-111 10/07/2002 Press release Press release - CESR establishes a Market Participants Consultative Panel View > See more
02-117 08/07/2002 Press release Press release - CESR adopts Final Standards for Alternative Trading Systems and Final Conduct of Business Rules to protect Retail and Professional Investors in Europe View > See more
02-125 05/07/2002 Press release Press release - CESR consultation on Possible Implementing Measures of the Proposed Market Abuse Directive View > See more
02-042 27/03/2002 Press release Press release - Major outcomes of the third meeting of CESR. CESR starts work under the Lamfalussy approach View > See more
02-003 14/01/2002 Press release Press release - Final round of consultation on Standards for ATSs View > See more
01-048 18/12/2001 Press release Press release - Results of the Second Meeting of CESR View > See more
01-007c 17/12/2001 Founding document Public Statement of Consultation Practices View > See more
01-021b 25/10/2001 Press release Press release - Joint work between the CESR and the ECB on securities clearing and settlement systems View > See more
01-019 18/10/2001 Press release Press release - The harmonisation of conduct of business rules View > See more
01-967bfusion 04/10/2001 Press release Press release - CESR presents its consultation policy View > See more
01-003 19/09/2001 Press release Press release - The first meeting and the Charter of the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) View > See more
01-001 12/09/2001 Press release Press release - Continuity and orderly functioning of Markets in Europe View > See more
01-095 19/06/2001 Press release Press release - Agreement on the Charter of the Committee of European Securities Regulators View > See more
01-103 11/06/2001 Press release Press release - FESCO consults on the regulation of Primary market practices - Stabilisation and Allotment View > See more
01-097 11/06/2001 Press release Press release - FESCO consults on the regulation of Alternative Trading Systems (ATS) View > See more
01-007 07/02/2001 Press release Press release - FESCO consultative paper on the "Harmonisation of Core Conduct of Business Rules for Investors Protection" View > See more
01-002 17/01/2001 Press release Press release - A European Passport for Issuers, A Report for the EU Commission View > See more
00-094b 25/09/2000 Press release Press release - FESCO proposes new common regulatory responses for the European Simple Market for Financial Services View > See more
00-055b 10/05/2000 Press release Press release - FESCO proposes to create a passport for European issuers View > See more
00-040 15/03/2000 Press release Press release - FESCO agrees on an European definition of "Professional investors" View > See more
99-116 22/12/1999 Press release Press release - FESCO announces a significant step forward for a common regulation of the European Single Market for financial services. View > See more
99-062 07/07/1999 Press release Press release - Consultation Paper on Standards for Regulated Markets View > See more
99-035 26/04/1999 Press release Press release - European Standards on fitness and propriety to provide investment services View > See more
99-008 01/02/1999 Press release Press release - Signature of an European Memorandum of Understanding on the Surveillance of Securities Activities and Creation of "FESCOPOL" View > See more
98-058 20/05/1998 Press release Press release - Nomination of the new Chairman of FESCO View > See more
FD1047 09/12/1997 Press release Press release - Creation of the Forum of European Securities Commissions (FESCO) View > See more