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31/07/2020 Market makers - XLS Market makers and authorised primary dealers who are using the exemption under the SSR- XLS Reference XLSX
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31/07/2020 Market makers - pdf Market makers and authorised primary dealers who are using the exemption under the SSR- PDF Reference PDF
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06/05/2020 ESMA70-156-2803 Response form- SME Growth Markets , , Reference DOCX
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03/02/2020 ESMA35-43-1410 Contact points of national supervisory authorities for communication in the MiFID II framework on supervisory cooperation, authorisation, acquisitions and passporting Reference PDF
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13/01/2020 ESMA31-62-1409 Compliance table GLs on Risk factors Reference PDF
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19/12/2019 ESMA70-145-1020 List of national competent authorities that have increased the thresholds for the notification of transactions of persons discharging managerial responsibilities and closely associated persons Reference PDF
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04/12/2019 ESMA31-59-1417 ESMA amendments to an RTS relating to the PR Reference PDF
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02/12/2019 esma31-62-1193 List of prospectus thresholds , , Reference PDF
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04/10/2019 ESMA70-156-1394 Reply form for the Consultation Paper on MAR review report Reference DOCX
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12/07/2019 ESMA31-62-1333 Response form consultation on Guidelines on disclosure requirements under the Prospectus Regulation Reference DOCX
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04/06/2019 ESMA35-30-658 ESMA35-30-658 IPISC CWG CALL FOR INTEREST Reference PDF
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30/04/2019 ESMA35-43-1912 CFD Renewal 3- Notice Reference PDF
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04/04/2019 ESMA35-36-1640 MiFID II Supervisory Briefing on Appropriateness Reference PDF
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27/03/2019 ESMA35-43-1862 BO Renewal Decision 3 Notice Reference PDF
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22/03/2019 esma35-36-1590 Presentation on CPs MIFID-UCITS-AIFMD , , Reference PDF
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11/02/2019 ESMA35-43-1493 MiFID II supervisory briefing on the use of third-country branches by EU firms , , Reference PDF
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24/01/2019 ESMA50-164-770 Links to national websites where net short positions in shares are disclosed Reference PDF
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13/11/2018 ESMA35-43-1206 MiFID II Supervisory Briefing on Suitability Reference PDF
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31/10/2018 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.

01/10/2018 ESMA35-43-1391 Notice of ESMA’s Product Intervention Renewal Decision in relation to binary options Reference PDF
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