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29/11/2022 Register of crowdfunding services providers Register of crowdfunding services providers Reference XLSX
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25/11/2022 ESMA70-145-111 Q&A on the Market Abuse Regulation , Q&A PDF
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The purpose of this document is to promote common supervisory approaches and practices in the application of MAR and its implementing measures. It does this by providing responses to questions posed by the general public and competent authorities in relation to the practical application of the MAR framework

The content of this document is aimed at competent authorities to ensure that in their supervisory activities and their actions are converging along the lines of the responses adopted by ESMA and at helping issuers, investors and other market participants by providing clarity on the content of the market abuse rules, rather than creating an extra layer of requirements.

18/11/2022 ESMA70-156-173 MiFID II list of supplementary deferral regimes Reference XLSX
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04/11/2022 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.

04/11/2022 ESMA42-110-812 Notifications of Compliance with Guidelines – Overview Table Reference XLSX
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31/10/2022 ESMA50-164-772 Links to the national websites explaining the procedures for notifications of net short positions Reference PDF
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21/10/2022 Market makers - XLS Market makers and authorised primary dealers who are using the exemption under the SSR- XLS Reference XLSX
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21/10/2022 Market makers - pdf Market makers and authorised primary dealers who are using the exemption under the SSR- PDF Reference PDF
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18/10/2022 ESMA71-99-2040 ACER and ESMA enhance cooperation to strengthen oversight of energy and energy derivative markets , , , , , Reference PDF
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14/10/2022 ESMA70-145-1090 FIRDS CFI validations- October 2022 Reference XLSX
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The updates are applicable to financial instruments with specific CFI codes. The changes are flagged in the file and it is possible to compare it with previous versions. The new validation rules will become applicable starting from 06 February 2023 to ensure that reporting entities will adapt to the new changes. The CFI validation document will be kept up to date on ongoing basis.

More information on MiFID II data reporting is available under a specific website section

12/10/2022 ESMA70-145-1090 FIRDS CFI validations Reference XLSX
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05/10/2022 ESMA42-646012687-331 ESMA Guidelines , Reference XLSX
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04/10/2022 ESMA35-42-1305 ESCPR- Miscellaneous reporting to ESMA , Reference PDF
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26/09/2022 ESMA70-156-6040 Response form- Consultation Paper- Market Outages Reference DOCX
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23/09/2022 ESMA70-872942901-36 Q&A on MiFID II and MiFIR commodity derivatives topics Q&A PDF
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23/09/2022 ESMA70-872942901-38 Questions and Answers on MiFID II and MiFIR market structures topics Q&A PDF
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23/09/2022 ESMA35-42-1088 Q&A on the European crowdfunding service providers for business Regulation Q&A PDF
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15/09/2022 ESMA70-156-3921 Public Register for the Trading Obligation for derivatives under MiFIR Reference PDF
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05/09/2022 ESMA70-872942901-35 Q&A on MiFID II and MiFIR transparency topics Q&A PDF
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01/09/2022 ESMA50-165-2230 ESMA report on trends, risks and vulnerabilities No 2 2022 – statistical annex Reference PDF
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