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26/07/2021 SFDR EC Q&A EC Q&A on sustainability-related disclosures , Q&A PDF
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30/11/2021 SFDR EC Q&A CORRECTION EC Q&A on sustainability-related disclosures- correction , Q&A PDF
87.19 KB
26/03/2021 JC 2021 16 ESAs’ Opinion to the European Commission on the Jurisdictional Scope of Application of the SECR , Opinion PDF
339.91 KB
01/07/2015 2015/1015 ESMA assessment of Israeli laws and regulations on prospectuses Opinion PDF
173.89 KB
25/09/2015 2015/1462 ESMA opinion on accounting for Deposit Guarantee Scheme , Opinion PDF
127.91 KB
31/01/2019 ESMA33-128-600 ESMA Opinion on securitisation RTS Opinion PDF
4.02 MB
18/12/2013 2013/1944 Format of the base prospectus and consistent application of Article 26(4) of the Prospectus Regulation , Opinion PDF
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20/03/2013 2013/317 Framework for the assessment of third country prospectuses under Article 20 of the Prospectus Directive , Opinion PDF
725.59 KB
17/12/2021 JC 2021 19 Joint Committee Q&As relating to the Securitisation Regulation Q&A PDF
337.6 KB
05/09/2018 ESMA70-151-1651 On the European Commission’s proposed amendments to SFTR Opinion PDF
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12/01/2017 ESMA50-1215332076-23 Opinion on the impact of the exclusion of fund management companies from the scope of the MiFIR intervention powers Opinion PDF
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18/12/2014 2014/1378 Opinion- Investment-based crowdfunding Opinion 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 this document.
01/04/2022 ESMA32-51-370 Q&A on ESMA Guidelines on Alternative Performance Measures , Q&A PDF
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11/04/2019 ESMA31-62-780 Q&A on Prospectus Related Topics , , , , , , Q&A PDF
957.9 KB
03/11/2020 ESMA71-99-1423 QA Fast Track Peer Review- Wirecard , , Q&A PDF
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09/11/2020 ESMA31-67-127 Question and answers on Transparency Directive (TD) , , , , Q&A PDF
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19/11/2021 ESMA33-128-563 Questions and answers on the Securitisation Regulation Q&A PDF
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01/07/2015 2015/1005 Questions and Answers: Investment-based crowdfunding: money laundering/terrorist financing Q&A PDF
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13/05/2022 JC 2022 26 SFDR queries forwarded to the Commission , Q&A PDF
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15/09/2020 ESMA22-106-2858 SMSG advice on ESG disclosure , SMSG Advice PDF
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