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20/12/2019 ESMA80-196-3218 Follow-up Report on fees charged by CRAs and TRs , , Report PDF
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19/11/2019 ESMA71-319-154 Banking and the MiFID II review , , Speech PDF
135.75 KB
04/11/2019 esma22-105-1073 Annex_to_the_opening_statement_for_econ_hearing_4_november_2019 Speech PDF
389.38 KB
17/07/2019 ESMA35-36-1711 Report on sanctions and measures imposed under MiFID II in 2018 Report PDF
296.09 KB
03/04/2019 ESMA71-319-93 Steven Maijoor Keynote speech- BETTER FINANCE 10th Anniversary 2019 , , , Speech PDF
165.49 KB
28/11/2018 ESMA35-43-1376 Verena Ross Keynote speech at DSW-Better Finance International Investors’ Conference , Speech PDF
247.6 KB
24/07/2018 ESMA42-111-4653 Follow-up Report to the Peer Review on MiFID Suitability Requirements Report PDF
435.05 KB
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
21/03/2018 ESMA71-99-964 CMU, Brexit and ESA review – What’s next? Steven Maijoor BVI Keynote , , Speech PDF
329.97 KB
22/02/2018 ESMA70-145-441 ECON scrutiny session Short Selling Regulation Verena Ross Speech PDF
197.03 KB
11/01/2018 ESMA80-196-954 Thematic Report- On fees charged by Credit Rating Agencies and Trade Repositories , Report PDF
1.14 MB
05/10/2017 ESMA35-42-597 Speech by Steven Maijoor on financial education and investor protection in Europe- IOSCO World Investor Week , Speech PDF
222.15 KB
03/02/2017 ESMA80-1467488426-27 Supervision Annual Report 2016 and Work Programme 2017 , Report PDF
2.49 MB
11/01/2017 ESMA42-1643088512-2962 ESMA42-1643088512-2962 Follow-up Report to the Peer Review on Best Execution , , Report PDF
774.17 KB
02/12/2016 2016/1640 Speech by Verena Ross, ESMA Executive Director at the 2016 Global Capital Markets Conference , Speech PDF
281.71 KB
17/11/2016 2016/1584 Safeguarding investors is key to ensuring the capital markets Union’s success , Speech PDF
323.38 KB
22/06/2016 2016/989 Speech ISLA's 25th Anniversary Conference- Steven Maijoor, 22 June 2016, Vienna , Speech PDF
242.25 KB
26/05/2016 2016/739 Speech Financial News 20th Anniversary Awards for Excellence- Steven Maijoor, 26 May 2016, London , Speech PDF
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05/02/2016 2016/234 ESMA’s supervision of credit rating agencies and trade repositories- 2015 annual report and 2016 work plan. , Report PDF
2.08 MB

The European Securities and Markets Authority’s (ESMA) annual report and work programme has been prepared according to Article 21 of Regulation 1060/2009 on credit rating agencies as amended (the CRA Regulation) and Article 85 of Regulation 648/2012 on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories (EMIR). It highlights the direct supervisory activities carried out by ESMA during 2015 regarding credit rating agencies (CRAs) and trade repositories (TRs) and outlines ESMA’s main priorities in these areas for 2016.

ESMA adopts a risk-based approach to the supervision of CRAs and TRs in accordance with its overall objectives of promoting financial stability and orderly markets and enhancing investor protection. This risk-based approach requires the analysis of information from a variety of sources and the application of multiple supervisory tools including day-to-day supervision, cycle of engagement meetings with supervised entities, on-site inspections and dedicated investigations.

In order to build on the expertise that ESMA has developed through its supervision of CRAs and TRs, ESMA created a single Supervision Department in November 2015. ESMA intends to draw on the best practices identified from the supervision of both types of entity to further enhance its supervisory effectiveness in future.