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|01/12/2021||ESMA70-1861941480-52||Q&A on EMIR implementation||Post Trading, Trade Repositories||Q&A||PDF
|30/11/2021||EC letter Q&Ss correction||Letter from the EU Commission to ESA JC- Q&As correction||Joint Committee, Sustainable finance||Letter||PDF
|30/11/2021||SFDR EC Q&A CORRECTION||EC Q&A on sustainability-related disclosures- correction||Joint Committee, Sustainable finance||Q&A||PDF
|29/11/2021||FISMA 25/11/2021||Letter from the EU Commission to EP and Council- SFDR RTS||Joint Committee, Sustainable finance||Letter||PDF
|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||Securities and Markets Stakeholder Group, Short Selling||SMSG Advice||PDF
|19/11/2021||ESMA70-145-114||Q&A on the Benchmarks Regulation (BMR)||Benchmarks, Supervisory convergence||Q&A||PDF
|18/11/2021||ESMA70-156-4953||Final Report on draft RTS on the clearing and derivative trading obligations in view of the benchmark transition to risk free rates||Benchmarks, Post Trading||Final Report||PDF
|16/11/2021||ESMA81-459-31||Letter from the Chairman of the EUR Risk Free Rates Working Group to the European Commission with regards to the designation of statutory replacement rates for GBP & JPY LIBOR||Benchmarks||Letter||PDF
|08/11/2021||Net short thresholds||Net short position notification thresholds for sovereign issuers||Short Selling||Reference||XLSX
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:
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||ESMA71-99-1749||Press_Release_New Chair_Ross November FINAL||Board of Supervisors, Corporate Information, Joint Committee, Management Board, Press Releases||Press Release||PDF
|29/10/2021||ESMA81-459-11||Minutes of the euro risk-free rates WG meeting 29/09/2021||Benchmarks||Reference||PDF
|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 and Technical standards, Joint Committee, MiFID - Investor Protection||Guidelines & Recommendations||PDF
|22/10/2021||JC 2021 50||Final report on taxonomy-related product disclosure RTS||Joint Committee, Sustainable finance||Final Report||PDF
|21/10/2021||JC 2021 61||Call for evidence on the European Commission mandate regarding the PRIIPs Regulation||Fund Management, Joint Committee||Consultation Paper||PDF
|15/10/2021||ESMA71-9-1745||Ross appointed ESMA Chair||Management Board, Press Releases||Press Release||PDF
|14/10/2021||ESMA24-436-15||Annex to the Opening Statement ECON Hearing 14 October 2021||Board of Supervisors, Brexit, CCP Directorate, Corporate Information, Credit Rating Agencies, Innovation and Products, Joint Committee, Speeches, Supervisory convergence, Sustainable finance||Speech||PDF
|14/10/2021||ESMA24-436-13||Opening Statement ECON Hearing 14 October 2021||Board of Supervisors, Brexit, CCP Directorate, Corporate Information, Credit Rating Agencies, Innovation and Products, Joint Committee, Speeches, Supervisory convergence, Sustainable finance||Speech||PDF
|08/10/2021||ESMA74-362-2159||ESMA as a data driven regulator and supervisor- AFME 5th Annual European Compliance and Legal Virtual Conference||Market data, MiFID - Secondary Markets, MiFID II: Transparency Calculations and DVC, Post Trading, Risk Analysis & Economics - Markets Infrastructure Investors, Securitisation, Speeches, Supervisory convergence, Trade Repositories, Transparency||Speech||PDF
|01/10/2021||ESMA35-43-1215||Compliance table for Joint ESMA and EBA Guidelines on the assessment of the suitability of members of the management body||Guidelines and Technical standards, Joint Committee, MiFID - Investor Protection||Compliance table||PDF
|01/10/2021||ESMA22-106-3545||Summary of Conclusions Management Board- 3 September 2021||Management Board||Summary of Conclusions||PDF