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02/12/2021 ESMA42-646012687-331 ESMA Guidelines , Reference XLSX
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01/12/2021 ESMA Chair calendar 2021 Calendar of the Chair of ESMA Reference PDF
117.42 KB
30/11/2021 ESMA41-140-79 Technical standards , Reference XLSX
169.44 KB
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
167.66 KB
19/11/2021 ESMA35-42-1305 ESCPR- Miscellaneous reporting to ESMA , Reference PDF
283.67 KB
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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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.

03/11/2021 Organisation Chart ESMA Organigramme Reference PDF
1.15 MB

This organigramme represents the current structure of ESMA. 

21/10/2021 JC 2021 61 Call for evidence on the European Commission mandate regarding the PRIIPs Regulation , Consultation Paper PDF
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14/10/2021 ESMA ED Calendar 2021 calendar of the Executive Director of ESMA Reference PDF
59.99 KB
11/10/2021 ESMA22-440-223 ESMA Staff Stakeholder contacts in the third quarter 2021 Reference PDF
98.52 KB
01/10/2021 ESMA35-43-2827 Call for evidence on retail investor protection aspects Consultation Paper PDF
357.05 KB
01/10/2021 JC 2021 34 2022 Work Programme of the Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities Reference PDF
648.99 KB
30/09/2021 ESMA35-43-2836 response form Response form for the Consultation Paper on Review of the MiFID II framework on best execution reports Reference DOCX
771.39 KB
24/09/2021 ESMA50-164-772 Links to the national websites explaining the procedures for notifications of net short positions Reference PDF
158.57 KB
24/09/2021 Market makers - XLS Market makers and authorised primary dealers who are using the exemption under the SSR- XLS Reference XLSX
39.23 KB
24/09/2021 ESMA70-156-3914 Response form- Consultation Paper on the review of certain aspects of the SSR Reference DOCX
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24/09/2021 ESMA70-156-3914 Consultation Paper on the review of certain aspects of the Short Selling Regulation Consultation Paper PDF
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