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01/12/2022 ESMA24-436-1489 Chair Opening Statement ECON, 1 December 2022- Energy derivative markets , , , , , Speech PDF
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30/11/2022 ESMA50-164-6583 Final report- Guidelines on stress test scenarios under the MMF Regulation- 2022 update Final Report PDF
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25/11/2022 ESMA70-145-111 Q&A on the Market Abuse Regulation , Q&A PDF
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The purpose of this document is to promote common supervisory approaches and practices in the application of MAR and its implementing measures. It does this by providing responses to questions posed by the general public and competent authorities in relation to the practical application of the MAR framework

The content of this document is aimed at competent authorities to ensure that in their supervisory activities and their actions are converging along the lines of the responses adopted by ESMA and at helping issuers, investors and other market participants by providing clarity on the content of the market abuse rules, rather than creating an extra layer of requirements.

24/11/2022 ESMA50-164-6745 ESMA advice on CBI measure AIFMD Art25 Reference PDF
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18/11/2022 ESMA34-466-291 Supervisory priorities and challenges for investment managers- Natasha Cazenave at EFAMA 2022 Speech PDF
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18/11/2022 ESMA34-472-383 Response form- CP on Guidelines on funds names , Reference DOCX
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18/11/2022 ESMA34-472-379 ESMA launches a consultation on guidelines for the use of ESG or sustainability-related terms in funds’ names , Press Release PDF
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18/11/2022 ESMA34-472-373 Consultation paper on Guidelines on funds’ names , Consultation Paper PDF
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04/11/2022 2016/602 Compliance table- Guidelines on ETFs and other UCITS issues , Compliance table PDF
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04/11/2022 Net short thresholds Net short position notification thresholds for sovereign issuers Reference XLSX
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According to Article 7(2) of the Short Selling Regulation, ESMA has to publish a list of the thresholds applicable to the sovereign issuers for the purpose of the notification to competent authorities of significant net short position in sovereign debt.

The way these notification thresholds are defined is further specified in the Commission Delegated Regulation No 918/2012 (the “DR”). The DR specifies that initial threshold categories shall be:
1.0.1% applicable where the total amount of outstanding issued sovereign debt is between 0 and 500 billion euros;
2.0.5% applicable where the total amount of outstanding issued sovereign debt is above 500 billion euros or where there is a liquid futures market for the particular sovereign debt.

The additional incremental levels shall be set at 50% of the initial thresholds. The reporting thresholds shall be monetary amounts fixed by applying the percentage thresholds to the outstanding sovereign debt of the sovereign issuer. They will be revised and updated quarterly to reflect changes in the total amount of outstanding sovereign debt of each sovereign issuer.

In addition, the DR states that the amount of outstanding debt should be calculated using a duration adjusted approach. ESMA has published a Q&A document on how to proceed for the duration adjustment.

The table of thresholds contains the name of the sovereign issuer, the amount of outstanding debt duration adjusted, the initial threshold amount and the relevant percentage, the incremental threshold amount and the relevant percentage.

Please note that the figures of the amount of outstanding debt are duration adjusted (not nominal amounts) and are approximations provided by competent authorities.

03/11/2022 ESMA22-106-4184 Summary of conclusions TRACE DBP- 21 September 2022 , Summary of Conclusions PDF
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31/10/2022 ESMA80-196-6345 Guidelines on the Scope of the CRA Regulation , Guidelines & Recommendations PDF
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31/10/2022 ESMA50-164-772 Links to the national websites explaining the procedures for notifications of net short positions Reference PDF
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21/10/2022 Market makers - XLS Market makers and authorised primary dealers who are using the exemption under the SSR- XLS Reference XLSX
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21/10/2022 Market makers - pdf Market makers and authorised primary dealers who are using the exemption under the SSR- PDF Reference PDF
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18/10/2022 ESMA71-99-2040 ACER and ESMA enhance cooperation to strengthen oversight of energy and energy derivative markets , , , , , Reference PDF
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03/10/2022 ESMA34-46-101 Register of authorised European long-term investment funds (ELTIFs) Reference XLSX
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22/09/2022 ESMA24-436-1414 Letter to EC on energy derivatives , , , Letter PDF
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22/09/2022 Ares(2022)6980063 Letter from the EC to ESMA on energy derivatives , , , Letter PDF
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17/08/2022 ESMA34-45-974 Compliance table on Guidelines on liquidity stress testing in UCITS and AIFs , Compliance table PDF
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