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01/10/2014 2014/1200 2015 Work Programme , , Reference PDF
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The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its Work Programme for 2015. The programme sets out how ESMA intends to achieve its statutory objectives of investor protection and stable and orderly functioning markets through its operational activities of convergence, risk monitoring and analysis, the single rulebook and supervision. The projected work programme is based on a budget of €38,639,000 and a staff base of 202 people as per the budget approved by ESMA’s Board of Supervisors on 6 February 2014 and subsequently submitted to the EU institutions. At the time of drafting, the budget prepared by the European Commission and sent to the EU Council and Parliament for ESMA in 2015 is for €33,627,920 and 186 people. In order to prepare for the eventuality that ESMA will receive fewer posts than planned for in the work programme, Annex 5 contains a list of the areas of work that ESMA would be unable to accomplish in 2015 with reduced resources.
15/10/2018 ESMA31-62-1114 2017 Report on EEA prospectus activity Final Report PDF
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07/02/2018 ESMA20-95-823 2018 Regulatory Work Programme , , , Reference PDF
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01/10/2019 ESMA20-95-1132 2020 Work Programme , , , Reference PDF
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09/01/2019 ESMA50-157-1391 Advice on Initial Coin Offerings and Crypto-Assets Report PDF
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18/12/2014 2014/1560 Advice- Investment-based crowdfunding Final Report PDF
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Crowdfunding is a means of raising finance for projects from ‘the crowd’ often by means of an internet-based platform through which project owners ‘pitch’ their idea to potential backers, who are typically not professional investors.  It takes many forms, not all of which involve the potential for a financial return.  ESMA’s focus is on crowdfunding which involves investment, as distinct from donation, non-monetary reward or loan agreement.Crowdfunding is relatively young and business models are evolving. EU financial services rules were not designed with the industry in mind.  Within investment-based crowdfunding a range of different operational structures are used so it is not straightforward to map crowdfunding platforms’ activities to those regulated under EU legislation. Member States and NCAs have been working out how to treat crowdfunding, with some dealing with issues case-by-case, some seeking to clarify how crowdfunding fits into existing rules and others introducing specific requirements.To assist NCAs and market participants, and to promote regulatory and supervisory convergence, ESMA has assessed typical investment-based crowdfunding business models and how they could evolve, risks typically involved for project owners, investors and the platforms themselves and the likely components of an appropriate regulatory regime. ESMA then prepared a detailed analysis of how the typical business models map across to the existing EU legislation, set out in sections 1 to 6 of this document.
27/02/2018 ESMA71-319-70 Afore Consulting’s Second Annual FinTech and Digitalisation Conference: Regulation at the European Level and Beyond – Stanhope Hotel Brussels , Speech PDF
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07/03/2017 FI17 Agenda Financial Innovation Day 2017 Reference PDF
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07/01/2016 2015/1914 Agenda for ESMA FI Day Reference PDF
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20/02/2019 ESMA34-32-418 AIFMD MoUs signed by the EU authorities , Reference PDF
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27/08/2012 2012/MB/46 Amended rules of procedure for the Managment Board Letter PDF
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06/10/2017 ESMA/2015/BS/176 A Amendment 2 to the Delegation Agreement- Option A rev1.1 Reference PDF
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06/10/2017 ESMA/2015/BS/176 B Amendment 2 to the Delegation Agreement- Option B rev 1.1 Reference PDF
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06/10/2017 ESMA65-12-1860 Amendment 3 to the Delegation Agreement (FIRDS and TRACE Projects) Reference PDF
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24/05/2018 ESMA71-99-981 Anneli Tuominen VC reappointment , Press Release PDF
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06/10/2017 ESMA65-12-1866 Annex 1.1.A- Description of Tasks (FIRDS Project) Reference PDF
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06/10/2017 ESMA65-12-1867 Annex 1.1.B- Description of Tasks (FIRDS Project) Reference PDF
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06/10/2017 ESMA/2016/1144 Annex 1.3 Annex 1.3- Description of Tasks Reference PDF
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06/10/2017 ESMA65-12-1929 Annex 2.1- Project Presentation Document (FIRDS Project) Reference PDF
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06/10/2017 ESMA/2016/1144 Annex 2.3 Annex 2.3- Project Presentation Document (TRACE Project) Reference PDF
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