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21/12/2016 2016/1682 2016-1682 Press Release on Feedback Statement on ESEF , , , Press Release PDF
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27/05/2019 ESMA70-151-1985 Consultation paper on Guidelines for reporting under Articles 4 and 12 SFTR Consultation Paper PDF
1.32 MB
28/05/2021 ESMA74-362-1941 Consultation Paper on the Guidelines on transfer of data between Trade Repositories under EMIR and SFTR , , Consultation Paper PDF
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05/11/2020 ESMA30-379-325 Consultation Paper- Draft advice to EC under Article 8 of the Taxonomy Regulation Consultation Paper PDF
1.79 MB
30/09/2016 2016/1409 Draft RTS and ITS under SFTR and amendments to related EMIR RTS , Consultation Paper PDF
5.63 MB

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is publishing this Consultation Paper as part of its consultations on Level 2 measures under the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) as well as certain amendments to the Level 2 measures under EMIR in order to take into account legal developments as well as to ensure consistency, where relevant, between the frameworks of both regulations

Contents

Section 1 is the executive summary of the document. Section 2 explains the background to our proposals. Section 3 includes detailed information on the procedure and criteria for registration as TR under SFTR. Section 4 details the use of internationally agreed reporting standards, the reporting logic under SFTR and the main aspects of the structure of an SFT report. Section 5 covers the requirements regarding transparency of data and aggregation and comparison of data. Section 6 details the access levels of authorities. Section 7 contains the tables of fields, for the relevant types of SFTs, as well as a summary of all the questions.

Next Steps

ESMA will consider the feedback it received to this document in the fourth quarter of 2016. The final report and the draft technical standards will be submitted to the European Commission for endorsement by the end of Q1/beginning Q2 2017.

23/04/2020 JC 2020 41 ESAs consult on Environmental, Social and Governance disclosure rules , Press Release PDF
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25/09/2015 2015/1463 ESMA Consultation Paper on ESEF , , Consultation Paper PDF
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30/09/2016 2016/1411 ESMA consults on future reporting rules for securities financing transactions , , Press Release PDF
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The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued today a consultation paper on draft technical standards implementing the Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR), which aims to increase the transparency of shadow banking activities. Securities financing transactions (SFTs) are transactions where securities are used to borrow cash (or other higher investment-grade securities), or vice versa – this includes repurchase transactions, securities lending and sell/buy-back transactions.

15/04/2021 ESMA71-99-1651 ESMA highlights need for increased efforts on EMIR and SFTR data quality , , , Press Release PDF
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09/03/2020 ESMA71-99-1287 ESMA Supervision WP 2020 , , , , , Press Release PDF
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06/02/2020 ESMA71-99-1283 ESMA Sustainable Finance PR , Press Release PDF
122.61 KB
09/07/2020 ESMA74-362-608 Guidelines on calculation of positions in SFTs by Trade Repositories , Consultation Paper PDF
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23/04/2020 JC 2020 16 Joint ESA consultation on ESG disclosures , Consultation Paper PDF
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18/12/2017 ESMA 71-99-670 New rules make EU issuers’ annual financial reports machine-readable Press Release PDF
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05/11/2020 ESMA30-379-334 PR CP under Article 8 of the Taxonomy Regulation , Press Release PDF
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18/07/2019 ESMA71-99-1199 Press Release for CRA sustainability , Press Release PDF
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18/12/2019 ESMA71- 1-99-119 Press release on undue short-termism Press Release PDF
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01/03/2021 ESMA30-379-483 Press Release- Advice on Article 8 of the Taxonomy Regulation , Press Release PDF
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23/05/2019 ESMA71-99-1164 Press release: ESMA appoints chair for its new Coordination Network on Sustainability , Press Release PDF
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