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|05/03/2018||ESMA70-145-386||Technical Advice on the evaluation of certain elements of the Short Selling Regulation||Short Selling||Final Report||PDF
|03/01/2013||2012/875||Report to the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on the budgetary impli-cations of Regulation (EU) No 236/2012 on short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps||Short Selling||Final Report||PDF
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|18/11/2020||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.
|19/07/2012||MOU SFC ESMA||MOU on the supervision of CRAs- ESMA and SFC Hong Kong||Credit Rating Agencies, International cooperation||Reference||PDF
|19/07/2012||MOU SEC ESMA||MOU on the supervision of CRAs- ESMA and SEC||Credit Rating Agencies, International cooperation||Reference||PDF
|19/07/2012||2012/124||MOU on the supervision of CRAs- ESMA and MAS||Credit Rating Agencies, International cooperation||Reference||PDF
|30/06/2016||MOU FSB ESMA||MoU on the supervision of CRAs- ESMA and FSB South Africa||Credit Rating Agencies, International cooperation||Reference||PDF
|18/02/2013||MOU ESMA/DFSA||MOU on the supervision of CRAs- ESMA and Dubai FSA||Credit Rating Agencies, International cooperation||Reference||PDF
|19/07/2012||MOU CNV ESMA||MOU on the supervision of CRAs- ESMA and CNV Argentina||Credit Rating Agencies, International cooperation||Reference||PDF
|19/07/2012||MOU Canada ESMA||MOU on the supervision of CRAs- ESMA and Canadian authorities||Credit Rating Agencies, International cooperation||Reference||PDF
|19/07/2012||2011/454||MOU on the supervision of CRAs- ESMA and ASIC||Credit Rating Agencies, International cooperation||Reference||PDF
|This document contains two copies of the MOU, signed by ESMA and by the ASIC.|
|20/07/2017||MoU ESMA SEBI||MoU on CCPs between ESMA and SEBI||International cooperation, Post Trading||Reference||PDF
|16/01/2015||2015 ESMA SFC MoU||MoU between ESMA and SFC regarding CCPs||International cooperation||Reference||PDF
|05/03/2015||MOU ESMA RBA||MoU between ESMA and RBA regarding trade repositories||International cooperation||Reference||PDF
|The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will allow RBA to have access to data held in European Trade repositories according to its mandate. The MoU is effective as of 18 February 2015.The ESMA-RBA MoU is the second cooperation arrangement established under Article 76 of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). This provision aims at ensuring that third-country authorities that do not have any trade repository in their jurisdiction may access the information on derivatives contracts held in European trade repositories which is relevant for their mandates. The MoU ensures that guarantees of professional secrecy exist. The first MoU of this kind was concluded in November 2014 between ESMA and the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC).|
|05/06/2014||2014/608||MMoU on Cooperation Arrangements and Exchange of Information||Corporate Information, International cooperation||Reference||PDF
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published the text of a new multilateral memorandum of understanding (MMoU) between EEA national competent authorities, and between national competent authorities and ESMA which entered into force on 29 May 2014. It has been signed by 33 authorities in the securities and markets area. The new MMoU was agreed in view of the increasing internationalisation, harmonisation and interdependence of financial services and markets in the European Union. It is designed to facilitate cooperation arrangements and the exchange of information between national competent authorities, and between national competent authorities and ESMA, in the application of their responsibilities under Union law relating to the securities and markets area. It also updates and replaces a previous agreement on the Exchange of Information and Surveillance of Securities Activities agreed by the members of the Committee of European Securities Regulators (formerly the Forum of European Securities Commissions) entered into by those members on 26 January 1999. List of Signatories to MMoU on Cooperation Arrangements and Exchange of Information