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20/07/2022 SSR sanctions Administrative measures and sanctions applicable in Member States to infringements of the Short Selling Regulation (SSR) Reference PDF
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24/05/2013 request for technical advice Request from the European Commission for ESMA’s technical advice on procedural rules for taking supervisory measures and imposing fines on trade repositories Reference PDF
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11/12/2015 Post-trading links Links to key Post Trading documents Reference PDF
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21/08/2014 ODRG/1/2014 ODRG letter to FSB on barriers to reporting to trade repositories Letter PDF
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09/11/2015 ODRG/06/11/15 Report of the ODRG to the G20 Nov (06112015) Reference PDF
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07/11/2014 ODRG 7/11/14 Report of the OTC Derivatives Regulators Group (ODRG) to G20 Leaders on Cross-Border Implementation Issues Reference PDF
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06/11/2015 NFC no CT Notification of NFC no longer exceeding the clearing threshold Reference XLSX
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This notification may be submitted to ESMA (EMIR-notifications@esma.europa.eu) preferably in Excel format, using the form hereby by a non-financial counterparty that no longer exceeds the clearing threshold for any of the following: 

a)     OTC credit derivative contracts;   
b)     OTC equity derivative contracts;   
c)     OTC foreign exchange derivative contracts;   
d)     OTC interest rate derivative contracts; and  
e)     OTC commodity derivative contracts and other OTC derivative contracts not defined under points (a) to (d). 
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.

20/03/2017 mousca MoU on CCP supervision with the UAE SCA Reference PDF
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20/03/2017 mourbi MoU on CCP supervision with Reserve Bank of India Reference PDF
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20/03/2017 moudfsa Previous MoU on CCP supervision with Dubai Financial Supervisory Authority Reference PDF
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30/03/2022 MoU USA - SEC Memorandum of Understanding Related to ESMA’s Assessment of Compliance and Monitoring of the Ongoing Compliance with Recognition Conditions by Certain Clearing Agencies Established in the United States Reference PDF
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30/03/2022 MoU USA - CFTC Supplemental Arrangement Supplemental Arrangement to 2016 Memorandum of Understanding Related to ESMA’s Assessment of Compliance and Monitoring of the Ongoing Compliance with Recognition Conditions by Derivatives Clearing Organizations Established in the United States Reference PDF
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30/03/2022 MoU Switzerland Memorandum of Understanding Related to ESMA's Monitoring of the Ongoing Compliance with Recognition Conditions by CCPs Established in Switzerland Reference PDF
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30/03/2022 MoU Singapore Memorandum of Understanding between ESMA and MAS Related to Central Counterparties Established in Singapore Reference PDF
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18/04/2017 MOU RBNZ ESMA Previous MoU on CCP supervision with Reserve Bank and Financial Markets Authority of New Zealand Reference PDF
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30/03/2022 MoU New Zeleand Memorandum of Understanding between ESMA, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and the Financial Markets Authority Related to CCPs Established in New Zealand Reference PDF
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30/03/2022 MoU Mexico Memorandum of Understanding between European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)and theNational Banking and Securities Commission(CNBV) Related toCCPs Established in Mexico Reference PDF
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30/03/2022 MoU Korea Memorandum of Understanding between ESMA and the FSC/FSS Related to CCPs Established in the Republic of Korea Reference PDF
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30/03/2022 MoU Japan - MAFF/METI Memorandum of Cooperation between the European Securities and Markets Authority, and Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan and Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan Related to CCPs Established in Japan Reference PDF
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