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06/12/2019 ESMA70-1861941480-56 Q&A on MiFIR data reporting , Q&A PDF
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05/12/2019 ESMA70-872942901-38 Q&A on MiFID II and MiFIR market structures topics Q&A PDF
564.06 KB
05/12/2019 ESMA70-872942901-35 Q&A on MiFID II and MiFIR transparency topics Q&A PDF
965.74 KB
05/12/2019 ESMA70-156-1606 MiFID II/MiFIR Review Report No. 1 Report PDF
1004.81 KB
04/12/2019 ESMA35-43-349 Q&As on MiFID II and MiFIR investor protection topics , Q&A PDF
1017.84 KB
12/09/2019 JC 2019 54 Joint ESA report on risks and vulnerabilities in the EU financial system No2 2019 , Report PDF
1.13 MB
17/07/2019 ESMA35-36-1711 Report on sanctions and measures imposed under MiFID II in 2018 Report PDF
296.09 KB
12/07/2019 ESMA50-164-2430 Report on the Licensing of FinTech business models Report PDF
585.36 KB
03/06/2019 ESMA70-156-835 Supervisory Briefing PreTradeTransparency Non-Equity Instruments , Report PDF
148.65 KB
02/04/2019 JC 2019 05 Joint ESA report on risks and vulnerabilities in the EU financial system , Report PDF
1.21 MB
27/03/2019 ESMA70-872942901-36 Q&A on MiFID II and MiFIR commodity derivatives topics Q&A PDF
602.38 KB
09/01/2019 ESMA50-157-1391 Advice on Initial Coin Offerings and Crypto-Assets Report PDF
882.48 KB
07/01/2019 JC 2018 74 Joint ESA report on Regulatory sandboxes and innovation hubs , Report PDF
478.79 KB
09/11/2018 ESMA35-36-1262 Technical Q&As on product intervention measures on CFDs and binary options Q&A PDF
147.84 KB
24/07/2018 ESMA42-111-4653 Follow-up Report to the Peer Review on MiFID Suitability Requirements Report PDF
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01/06/2018 ESMA50-162-215 Product Intervention Analysis CFDs , Report PDF
1.26 MB
01/06/2018 ESMA50-162-214 Product Intervention Analysis Binary Options , Report PDF
776.15 KB
14/12/2017 ESMA70-151-957 MiFID II Q&A on post-trading issues , Q&A PDF
280.02 KB
29/09/2017 ESMA70-156-227 Final report on draft RTS on the trading obligation for derivatives under MiFIR Report PDF
609.23 KB
07/06/2017 ESMA50-158-457 ESMA response to the Commission Consultation Paper on Fintech: A more competitive and innovative financial sector Report PDF
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  1. ESMA welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Commission Consultation paper on Fintech: a more competitive and innovative financial sector (hereafter “the Consultation”).
  2. Fintech and, technological innovation in general, have been the drivers of a number of developments in the financial sector in recent years. Indeed, new forms of services and businesses such as automated advice or crowdfunding have emerged. ESMA sees these developments as a positive evolution as long as they are aimed at improving consumer financial experience and facilitate financial inclusion. ESMA would also want to stress that it adheres to the core principles (technological neutrality, proportionality and market integrity) highlighted by the Commission and agrees that any EU policies aiming to ensure the financial sector takes advantage of cutting-edge technologies, while remaining sound and safe for investors, need to integrate these principles.
  3. In this response, ESMA wishes to share with the Commission some reflections on a number of topics mentioned in the Consultation which appear relevant to ESMA:
    • Artificial intelligence and big data analytics for automated advice and businesses;
    • Crowdfunding;
    • Reg Tech;
    • Outsourcing and cloud computing;
    • Distributed ledger technology;
    • Role of regulation and supervisors; and
    • Role of industry: standards and interoperability