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26/03/2021 JC 2021 16 ESAs’ Opinion to the European Commission on the Jurisdictional Scope of Application of the SECR , Opinion PDF
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09/02/2021 ESAs 2021 07 ESAs letter on DORA , Letter PDF
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03/02/2021 JC 2021 13 Letter to the EU Commission on PRIIPS , Letter PDF
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18/01/2021 JC 2021 01 ESAs JC Letter to EU Commission on ITS FICOD reporting templates Letter PDF
105.8 KB
14/01/2021 JC 2021 02 Letter to EU Commission on priority issues relating to SFDR application , Letter PDF
210.03 KB
30/10/2020 EBA BS 2020 633 Letter from the European Commission to the ESAs on the application of Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 on the sustainability-related disclosures in the financial services sector Letter PDF
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21/07/2020 ESAs 2020 19 Outcome of ESA review of the PRIIPs Delegated Regulation , Letter PDF
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29/06/2020 ESMA50-164-3475 Coverletter- ESMA response to EC consultation on a new Digital Finance Strategy for Europe Letter PDF
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11/06/2020 2020 06 11 ESA letter to the EC , , Letter PDF
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21/01/2020 ESMA22-106-2077 SMSG Advice on Joint Consultation Paper on PRIIPs KID , SMSG Advice PDF
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20/08/2019 ESMA50-164-2554 Letter to EC- Joint EBA ESMA response on crypto-assets Letter PDF
93.63 KB
10/04/2019 ESMA 50-164-2193 Letter to EC- FinTech action plan- ICT cybersecurity and outsourcing Letter PDF
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08/03/2019 JC-2019-17 Joint Committee of ESAs Letter on PRIIPS , Letter PDF
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07/03/2017 ESMA22-106-140 SMSG advice on the Joint ESMA EBA guidelines on the Assessment of the Suitability , SMSG Advice PDF
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SMSG advice on the Joint ESMA EBA guidelines on the Assessment of the Suitability of Members of the Management Body and Key Function Holders

12/01/2017 ESMA50-1215332076-23 Opinion on the impact of the exclusion of fund management companies from the scope of the MiFIR intervention powers Opinion PDF
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12/05/2016 ESA/2016/41 Opinion of the ESAs- ECAI credit assessments , Opinion PDF
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27/01/2016 ESA/2016/07 The cross-selling of financial products – ESA request to the European Commission , Letter PDF
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23/02/2015 2015/168 Letter to EU Institutions re ESMA’s 2015 Work Programme , , Letter PDF
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Dear Mr Gualtieri, Ms Ribkina and Commissioner Hill, On 30 September 2014 we sent you ESMA’s Work Programme for 2015, which was based on the budget request that had been approved by ESMA’s Board of Supervisors: a budget of €38,639,000 and 147 Establishment Plan posts. The EU budget had not been voted at the time. Following the adoption of the EU budget, ESMA’s 2015 expenditure budget is €33,601,402 (plus an additional €3,100,000 from assigned revenues for tasks delegated from National Competent Authorities) with an Establishment Plan of 137 posts. ESMA’s Board of Supervisors has approved a revised work programme to account for the difference of €5m and 10 Establishment Plan posts; representing a 15% reduction compared to the planned ESMA budget and 7% of its Establishment Plan. ESMA will therefore lack sufficient resources to execute all the tasks that were initially planned for 2015. The Work Programme explains the areas where reprioritisation had to take place, including the risk that ESMA will not fully meet its legal obligations, for instance due to the delay of delivery compared to legally set timetables. A summary of the deprioritised tasks is annexed to the Work Programme and reproduced in the table below. 2014/1200rev ESMA Work Programme
18/12/2014 2014/1378 Opinion- Investment-based crowdfunding Opinion PDF
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Crowdfunding is a means of raising finance for projects from ‘the crowd’ often by means of an internet-based platform through which project owners ‘pitch’ their idea to potential backers, who are typically not professional investors.  It takes many forms, not all of which involve the potential for a financial return.  ESMA’s focus is on crowdfunding which involves investment, as distinct from donation, non-monetary reward or loan agreement.  Crowdfunding is relatively young and business models are evolving. EU financial services rules were not designed with the industry in mind. Within investment-based crowdfunding a range of different operational structures are used so it is not straightforward to map crowdfunding platforms’ activities to those regulated under EU legislation. Member States and NCAs have been working out how to treat crowdfunding, with some dealing with issues case-by-case, some seeking to clarify how crowdfunding fits into existing rules and others introducing specific requirements.To assist NCAs and market participants, and to promote regulatory and supervisory convergence, ESMA has assessed typical investment-based crowdfunding business models and how they could evolve, risks typically involved for project owners, investors and the platforms themselves and the likely components of an appropriate regulatory regime. ESMA then prepared a detailed analysis of how the typical business models map across to the existing EU legislation, set out in this document.
06/11/2014 2014-41 ESA’s budget 2015 – ensuring safe financial markets Letter PDF
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The European Supervisory Authorities - European Banking Authority (EBA), European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA), European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) - have written to the President of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) on their concerns regarding the budget negotiations for the 2015 EU budget and the budgetary constraints of the ESAs.