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06/07/2012 2012/387 Final report Guidelines on certain aspects of the MiFID suitability requirements , Final Report PDF
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05/03/2013 2013/SMSG/03 SMSG Advice on Benchmarks/Indices , Letter PDF
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23/02/2015 2015/168 Letter to EU Institutions re ESMA’s 2015 Work Programme , , Letter PDF
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Dear Mr Gualtieri, Ms Ribkina and Commissioner Hill, On 30 September 2014 we sent you ESMA’s Work Programme for 2015, which was based on the budget request that had been approved by ESMA’s Board of Supervisors: a budget of €38,639,000 and 147 Establishment Plan posts. The EU budget had not been voted at the time. Following the adoption of the EU budget, ESMA’s 2015 expenditure budget is €33,601,402 (plus an additional €3,100,000 from assigned revenues for tasks delegated from National Competent Authorities) with an Establishment Plan of 137 posts. ESMA’s Board of Supervisors has approved a revised work programme to account for the difference of €5m and 10 Establishment Plan posts; representing a 15% reduction compared to the planned ESMA budget and 7% of its Establishment Plan. ESMA will therefore lack sufficient resources to execute all the tasks that were initially planned for 2015. The Work Programme explains the areas where reprioritisation had to take place, including the risk that ESMA will not fully meet its legal obligations, for instance due to the delay of delivery compared to legally set timetables. A summary of the deprioritised tasks is annexed to the Work Programme and reproduced in the table below. 2014/1200rev ESMA Work Programme
18/12/2015 2015/1887 Follow-up report on the development of the Best Practice Principles for Providers of Shareholder Voting Research and Analysis , Final Report PDF
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26/05/2016 2016/725 Draft RTS on indirect clearing arrangements under EMIR and MiFIR , , Final Report PDF
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30/09/2016 2016/1412 Final Report on MAR Guidelines on commodity derivatives , , Final Report PDF
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Article 7(5) of MAR provides that the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) shall issue guidelines to establish a non-exhaustive indicative list of information which is reasonably expected or is required to be disclosed in accordance with legal or regulatory provisions in Union or national law, market rules, contract, practice or custom, on the relevant commodity derivatives markets or spot markets as referred to in Article 7(1)(b) of MAR. This final report follows the Consultation Paper (CP) issued on March 2016.

Contents

Section 2 contains information on the background and mandate, while Section 3 sets out ESMA’s feedback to the CP responses in relation to the scope of the guidelines, the financial instruments and products covered by the examples of information relating directly and indirectly to commodity derivatives and information directly relating to a spot market contract. It also indicates whether and where ESMA has changed the guidelines following the consultation.

Annex I lists questions raised in the CP. Annex 2 provides the legislative mandate on the basis of which ESMA is issuing these guidelines. Annex 3 sets out ESMA’s view on the costs and benefits associated with these guidelines. Annex 4 contains the text of the guidelines.

Next steps

The guidelines in Annex 4 will be translated into the official languages of the European Union and published on the ESMA’s website. Within 2 months of the issuance of the translations, each national competent authority will have to confirm whether it complies or intends to comply with those guidelines. In the event that a national competent authority does not comply or does not intend to comply, it will have to inform ESMA, stating its reasons. ESMA will publish the fact that a national competent authority does not comply or does not intend to comply with those guidelines.

 

 

10/10/2016 2016/1451 Final Report- Guidelines on transaction reporting, order record keeping and clock synchronisation under MiFID II , Final Report PDF
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10/11/2016 2016-1560 Final Report on Technical Advice under the Benchmarks Regulation Final Report PDF
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02/06/2017 ESMA70-145-81 Final report on draft RTS on cooperation with third countries under BMR Final Report PDF
203.07 KB
24/08/2017 ESMA70-151-552 Guidelines on transfer of data between Trade Repositories , Final Report PDF
969.54 KB
28/09/2017 ESMA70-154-266 Guidelines on the management body of market operators and data reporting service providers , Final Report PDF
546.29 KB
13/07/2018 ESMA31-59-995 ESMA letter to EC on PR Level 1 Letter PDF
213.67 KB
16/07/2018 ESMA33-128-504 Letter to DG FISMA on STS Notification and Verificaion Letter PDF
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15/10/2018 ESMA31-62-1114 2017 Report on EEA prospectus activity Final Report PDF
385.45 KB
20/12/2018 ESMA70-145-1008 Final report on Guidelines on non-significant benchmarks Final Report PDF
673.72 KB
31/01/2020 ESMA31-59-1451 Letter to EC concerning ESMA's techical advice on general equivalence criteria for prospectuses Letter PDF
117.07 KB
03/04/2020 ESMA34-39-968 Final report- Guidelines on performance fees in UCITS and certain types of AIFs , Final Report PDF
483.83 KB
05/06/2020 ESMA35-36-1946 Final Report Guidelines on certain aspects of the MiFID II compliance function requirements , Final Report PDF
395.33 KB
23/09/2020 ESMA70-155-10272 Final Report on Cum Ex and other multiple withholding tax reclaim schemes , , Final Report PDF
906.57 KB
28/09/2020 ESMA70-156-3329 MiFID II MiFIR review report on the transparency regime for non-equity instruments Final Report PDF
1.48 MB