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25/11/2021 ESMA34-38-278 ESMA ED Natasha Cazenave Keynote Speech_EFAMA Investment Management Forum 2021 , , , Speech PDF
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24/11/2021 ESMA22-106-3734 SMSG advice to ESMA on its Consultation Paper on the review of certain aspects of the Short Selling Regulation , SMSG Advice PDF
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23/11/2021 ESMA70-156-4754 Compliance table on Guidelines on MiFID II/MiFIR obligations on market data , Compliance table PDF
166.17 KB
23/11/2021 ESMA35-43-2517 Compliance table on Guidelines on certain aspects of the MiFID II compliance function (ESMA35-36-1952) , Compliance table PDF
140.5 KB
22/11/2021 ESMA70-156-4710 Final Report Technical standards for commodity derivatives , Final Report PDF
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19/11/2021 ESMA35-42-1305 ESCPR- Miscellaneous reporting to ESMA , Reference PDF
283.67 KB
19/11/2021 ESMA35-43-349 Q&As on MiFID II and MiFIR investor protection topics , Q&A PDF
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19/11/2021 ESMA33-128-563 Questions and answers on the Securitisation Regulation Q&A PDF
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18/11/2021 ESMA70-445-7 Preliminary Report on Emission Allowances , Report PDF
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18/11/2021 ESMA35-36-2418 Draft Guidelines on common procedures and methodologies for the supervisory review and evaluation process (SREP) under IFD Consultation Paper PDF
1.35 MB
18/11/2021 ESMA35-30-703 Call for expression of interest: CWG of ESMA's IPISC Reference PDF
186.54 KB
18/11/2021 ESMA35-30-703 application form Application form- IPISC CWG renewal 2021 Reference DOCX
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10/11/2021 ESMA35-42-1183 Draft technical standards under the European crowdfunding service providers for business Regulation , Final Report PDF
1.43 MB
08/11/2021 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.

29/10/2021 ESMA35-43-1430 Compliance table on Guidelines on MiFID II suitability requirements , Compliance table PDF
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28/10/2021 ESMA35-36-2319 EN Joint EBA and ESMA Guidelines on the assessment of the suitability of members of the management body and key function holders , , Guidelines & Recommendations PDF
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28/10/2021 ESMA71-99-1752 Press Release- ESMA addresses investment recommendations made on social media platforms , , Press Release PDF
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28/10/2021 ESMA70-154-2780 ESMA’s Statement on Investment Recommendations on Social Media , Statement PDF
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27/10/2021 ESMA32-67-791 Letter to IFRS IC on classification of SPAC shares as equity or liability (IAS 32) , , , Letter PDF
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12/10/2021 ESMA82-402-683 Final Report on STS notification for synthetic securitisations Final Report PDF
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