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|20/07/2022||SSR sanctions||Administrative measures and sanctions applicable in Member States to infringements of the Short Selling Regulation (SSR)||Short Selling||Reference||PDF
|01/07/2021||Newsletter||ESMA Newsletter June 2021||ESMA newsletter||Reference||PDF
|02/08/2021||Newsletter||ESMA Newsletter July 2021||ESMA newsletter||Reference||PDF
|05/10/2021||Newsletter||ESMA Newsletter September 2021||ESMA newsletter||Reference||PDF
|04/11/2021||Newsletter||ESMA Newsletter October 2021||ESMA newsletter||Reference||PDF
|03/12/2021||Newsletter||ESMA Newsletter November 2021||ESMA newsletter||Reference||PDF
|04/02/2022||Newsletter||ESMA Newsletter December 2021 & January 2022||ESMA newsletter||Reference||PDF
|03/03/2022||Newsletter||ESMA Newsletter February 2022||ESMA newsletter||Reference||PDF
|04/04/2022||Newsletter||ESMA Newsletter March 2022||ESMA newsletter||Reference||PDF
|05/05/2022||Newsletter||ESMA Newsletter April 2022||ESMA newsletter||Reference||PDF
|07/06/2022||Newsletter||ESMA Newsletter May 2022||ESMA newsletter||Reference||PDF
|06/07/2022||Newsletter||ESMA Newsletter June 2022||ESMA newsletter||Reference||PDF
|02/08/2022||Newsletter||ESMA Newsletter July 2022||ESMA newsletter||Reference||PDF
|07/09/2022||Newsletter||Newsletter August 2022||ESMA newsletter||Reference||PDF
|04/11/2022||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.
|21/10/2022||Market makers - XLS||Market makers and authorised primary dealers who are using the exemption under the SSR- XLS||Short Selling||Reference||XLSX
|21/10/2022||Market makers - pdf||Market makers and authorised primary dealers who are using the exemption under the SSR- PDF||Short Selling||Reference||PDF
|07/04/2016||JC/2016/21 PR||Joint Press Release draft RTS on PRIIPs||Fund Management, Joint Committee, Press Releases||Press Release||PDF
|09/09/2015||JC/2015/2||Press release- ESAs see continued risks in EU financial markets and call for rigorous action on assets and liabilities||Joint Committee, Press Releases||Press Release||PDF
|04/12/2015||JC/2015/087||ESAs issue discussion paper on automation in financial advice||Joint Committee, Press Releases||Press Release||PDF