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28/11/2022 ESMA81-393-599 Final Report on review of RTS on recognition , Final Report PDF
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24/11/2022 ESMA50-164-6745 ESMA advice on CBI measure AIFMD Art25 Reference PDF
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18/11/2022 JC 2022 42 Final Report on SFDR amendments for nuclear and gas activities , Report DOCX
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18/11/2022 ESMA34-466-291 Supervisory priorities and challenges for investment managers- Natasha Cazenave at EFAMA 2022 Speech PDF
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18/11/2022 ESMA34-472-383 Response form- CP on Guidelines on funds names , Reference DOCX
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18/11/2022 ESMA34-472-379 ESMA launches a consultation on guidelines for the use of ESG or sustainability-related terms in funds’ names , Press Release PDF
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18/11/2022 ESMA34-472-373 Consultation paper on Guidelines on funds’ names , Consultation Paper PDF
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17/11/2022 ESMA91-372-2346 Final Report on the Guidelines on the assessment of resolvability (Article 15(5) of CCPRRR) , Final Report PDF
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17/11/2022 ESMA91-372-1791 Final report on the Guidelines on the types and content of the provisions of Cooperation Arrangements , Final Report PDF
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17/11/2022 JC 2022 62 Q&A on the SFDR Delegated Regulation , Q&A PDF
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15/11/2022 Joint Committee ESAs Call for evidence on Greenwashing , Consultation Paper PDF
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15/11/2022 ESMA50-164-6833 EFIF Summary of the October 2022 meeting Summary of Conclusions PDF
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14/11/2022 JC 2022 64 Joint Committee Letter to European Commission on the delay in SFDR mandate , Letter PDF
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14/11/2022 Joint Committee JC 2017 Q&A on the PRIIPs Key Information Document Q&A PDF
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04/11/2022 2016/602 Compliance table- Guidelines on ETFs and other UCITS issues , Compliance table PDF
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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 ESMA80-196-6345 Guidelines on the Scope of the CRA Regulation , Guidelines & Recommendations PDF
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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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24/10/2022 JC 2022 61 Annex to ESAs Chair Statement- 2022 ECON Annual Hearing, 24 October 2022 Reference PDF
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