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18/02/2015 2015/319 Addendum Consultation Paper- MiFID II/MiFIR Consultation Paper PDF
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The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published today a consultation paper (CP) which complements the transparency section of the CP on MiFID II/MiFIR published on 19 December 2014. This CP covers the following non-equity asset classes: foreign exchange derivatives; credit derivatives; other derivatives; and contracts for difference (CFDs). For each asset class two sections are provided: the first presents the analysis on the definition of a liquid market and the second includes the calculations on the pre-trade and post-trade transparency large in scale (LIS) and size specific to the instrument (SSTI) thresholds. The last section of the CP completes draft RTS 9 (Transparency requirements in respect of bonds, structured finance products, emission allowances and derivatives) published in Annex B of the CP on MiFID II/MiFIR on 19 December 2014, where rules and tables were included for bonds, structured finance products, emission allowances and derivatives not covered in this more recent analysis. This CP should be read in conjunction with ESMA’s CP on MiFID II/MiFIR and the related Annex B published on 19 December 2014. This consultation runs until 20 March 2015. ESMA will use the input received to finalise its draft RTS which will be sent for endorsement to the European Commission in mid-2015. MiFID II/ MiFIR and its implementing measures will be applicable from 3 January 2017.
30/10/2014 JC/2014/01 add Addendum to Joint CP on draft ITS on the mapping of ECAIs Consultation Paper PDF
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The Joint Committee of the three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, ESMA and EIOPA - ESAs) published today an addendum to the joint consultation on the mapping of the credit assessments to risk weights of External Credit Assessment Institutions (ECAIs). The addendum provides further details on the application of the rules proposed in the draft Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) in relation to particular ECAIs and is to be considered as an extension of the consultation process. The consultation period will be reopened until 30 November 2014 in order to collect additional comments. In line with the specifications included in the joint Consultation Paper published in February 2014, this addendum contains the individual mapping tables of all relevant ECAIs. The proposed mappings establish the level of capital that financial institutions should hold in order to ensure the safety and soundness of the EU financial system. These draft mappings are based on the amount of objective information available for each ECAI regarding the performance of its credit ratings. Therefore, the draft mappings mainly reflect the historical ability of ECAIs to anticipate negative credit events. For those cases where only a small number of credit ratings were available, the draft mappings have to a large extent relied on alternative information; whereas, when no relevant information was found, a certain degree of prudence has been applied. Furthermore, the addendum contains some additional aspects resulting from the cost-benefit/impact assessment analysis. The analysis shows that the proposals for the largest ECAIs are not expected to have a significant impact on financial institutions in terms of capital requirements. Only in very specific cases the average capital requirement associated with a particular ECAI might increase by up to 10%. In the case of ECAIs that currently have no mapping established, the impact is expected to reflect the true risk profile of the rated entities. In addition, the EBA also published the individual draft mapping reports that illustrate how the rules proposed in the draft ITS were applied. The draft mappings will be reviewed in light of any comments received during the consultation process. Consultation process The consultation deadline is 30 November 2014 and responses can be submitted here. All contributions received will be published following the close of the consultation, unless requested otherwise. Draft Mapping Reports
04/10/2019 ESMA70-156-1555 Alignment of MiFIR with the changes introduced by EMIR Refit , Consultation Paper PDF
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22/12/2014 JC/GL/2014/01/IT Allegato I. Modello per il processo di mappatura del conglomerato finanziario (allegato JC 2014 070) , Guidelines & Recommendations XLSX
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22/12/2014 JC/GL/2014/01/RO Anexa I: Formular pentru procesul de mapare aferent conglomeratului financiar (Anexa 2014 070 a , Guidelines & Recommendations XLSX
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22/12/2014 JC/GL/2014/01/PT Anexo I: Modelo para o processo de levantamento do conglomerado financeiro (JC 2014 070 Anexo) , Guidelines & Recommendations XLSX
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22/12/2014 JC/GL/2014/01/ES Anexo I: Plantilla para el proceso de asignación del conglomerado financiero (Anexo 2014 070 del Comité Mixto) , Guidelines & Recommendations XLSX
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22/12/2014 JC/GL/2014/01/DE Anhang I: Vorlage für das Mapping-Verfahren für Finanzkonglomerate (ABl. 2014 070 Anhang) , Guidelines & Recommendations XLSX
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22/12/2014 JC/GL/2014/01/MT Anness I: Mudell għall-proċess ta’ mmappjar għall-konglomerat finanzjarju (Anness JC 2014 070) , Guidelines & Recommendations XLSX
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22/12/2014 JC/GL/2014/01/FR Annexe I: modèle pour le processus de cartographie du conglomérat financier (annexe JC 2014 070) , Guidelines & Recommendations XLSX
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25/08/2014 JC/2014/43 fi Arvopaperialaa (ESMA) ja pankkialaa (EPV) koskevat ohjeet valitusten käsittelystä , Guidelines & Recommendations PDF
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The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and the European Banking Authority (EBA) published today their Joint Committee final Report on guidelines for handling consumer complaints in the securities and banking sectors. The document aims to increase market confidence and for the benefit of consumers and firms alike it will ensure a harmonised approach to handling complaints for all 28 EU Member States and across all financial services sectors.The final report published today is part of the efforts of the European Supervisory Authorities to bring further supervisory convergence across the securities and banking sectors. It was developed on the basis of the existing complaints-handling guidelines established by EIOPA (the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority) for the insurance sector. The report was launched for a public consultation last year and this final version takes into consideration the feedback received.ESMA and the EBA consider that these guidelines will ensure a consistent approach to complaints-handling across the EU. Consumers can purchase financial services and products in the investment, banking and insurance sectors across the entire EU Single Market and these guidelines will allow them to refer to a single set of complaints-handling arrangements. EU consumers will therefore be able to rely on the same approach irrespective of what type of product they have purchased and where they have purchased it.In addition to strengthening consumer protection -a key statutory objective for ESMA and for the EBA-, the guidelines will also allow firms, some of which sell products from more than one sector across the EU, to streamline and standardise their own complaints-handling arrangements. National regulators too will be able to supervise the same harmonised requirements across all sectors of financial services in their own jurisdictions.The guidelines will be translated into the official languages of the European Union (EU) and they will become applicable two months after the date of publication of their translations.
22/12/2014 JC/GL/2014/01 LT Bendrosiosgairės dėl priežiūros praktikos, kuri susijusi su finansinių konglomeratų priežiūros veiklos koordinavimo tvarkos suderinimu, konvergencijos , Guidelines & Recommendations PDF
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22/12/2014 JC/GL/2014/01/NL Bijlage I: Model voor het in kaart brengen (mapping) van het financiële conglomeraat (JC 2014 07 , Guidelines & Recommendations XLSX
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22/12/2014 JC/GL/2014/01/DA Bilag I: Skema til brug for kortlægningen af det finansielle konglomerat (JC 2014 070 Bilag) , Guidelines & Recommendations XLS
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22/12/2014 JC/GL/2014/01/SV Bilaga I: Mall för kartläggningsprocessen för det finansiella konglomeratet (JC 2014 070 , Guidelines & Recommendations XLSX
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03/10/2018 ESMA70-154-803 BoS Decision Notice AT Guidelines Withdrawal , Guidelines & Recommendations PDF
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03/02/2015 2015/233 Call for Evidence Competition, Choice and Conflicts of Interests in the CRA Industry Consultation Paper PDF
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30/03/2020 ESMA33-5-829 Call for evidence on access and use of ratings Consultation Paper PDF
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20/03/2015 2015/558 Call for evidence on private and bilateral SFIs Consultation Paper PDF
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This call for evidence should be read by all those involved in the EU securitisation markets. It is particularly targeted at the following market participants and the groups and trade associations who represent them: •    Issuers, originators and sponsors of Structured Finance Instruments (SFIs);•    Investors acting in the securitisation markets;•    Market intermediaries other than the issuers, originators and sponsors of SFIs.Responses are most helpful to ESMA when they clearly indicate which question is being answered and provide evidence in support of the response, such as concrete examples of practices experienced, data or costs estimates. Should respondents feel that the distinction provided for by the two proposed categories (issuers vs. investors) is not suitable to their particular situation, ESMA welcomes these contributions in alternative format. ESMA will consider all responses that have been received by 20 May 2015. All contributions should be submitted online at www.esma.europa.eu under the heading ‘Your input - Consultations’.
26/05/2011 2011/155 Call for evidence- assessment of compliance of credit rating agencies with Article 8.3 of the Credit Rating Agencies Regulation (1060/2009/EC) Consultation Paper PDF
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