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25/11/2011 2011/397 Public statement on sovereign debt in IFRS financial statements , , , Statement PDF
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12/11/2013 2013/1642 Information on shareholder cooperation and acting in concert under the Takeover Bids Directive , Statement PDF
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The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published a statement on practices governed by the Takeover Bid Directive (TBD), focused on shareholder cooperation issues relating to acting in concert and the appointment of board members. The statement contains a White List of activities that shareholders can cooperate on without the presumption of acting in concert. It also contains information on how shareholders may cooperate in order to secure board member appointments by setting out factors that national authorities may take into account when considering whether shareholders are acting in concert. The statement is in response to a request by the European Commission for clarity on these issues, following its 2012 report on the application of the TBD. It is based on information collected about the TBD’s application and common practices across the European Economic Area (EEA). The statement was prepared by the Takeover Bids Network, a permanent working group, under ESMA’s auspices, that promotes the exchange of information on practices and application of the TBD across EEA.
19/02/2013 2013/84 Feedback statement on the consultation regarding the role of the proxy advisory industry , Statement PDF
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19/11/2015 2015/1750 EMIR statement re bank guarantees energy market Statement PDF
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10/02/2016 2016-278 EU-US approach CCP equivalence , Statement PDF
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29/04/2016 2016/665 Q&A on ESMA’s EU-wide stress tests for CCPs Q&A PDF
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19/03/2021 ESA 2021 12 Joint ESA QAs BM Q&A PDF
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10/06/2022 ESA_2022_20_ EMIR_RTS_amendments_Intragroup_contracts_Statement 2022 Statement PDF
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23/11/2020 ESAs 2020 20 Statement ESAs propose to adapt the EMIR implementation timelines- intragroup transactions, equity options and novations to EU counterparties Statement PDF
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27/02/2020 ESMA/2014/677-REV Information on shareholder cooperation and acting in concert under the Takeover Bids Directive , Statement PDF
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The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published an update to its statement on practices governed by the Takeover Bid Directive (TBD), focused on shareholder cooperation issues relating to acting in concert and the appointment of board members. The update concerns a change to the Croatian creep-in threshold and secondary threshold in Appendix B. The statement contains a White List of activities that shareholders can cooperate on without the presumption of acting in concert. It also contains information on how shareholders may cooperate in order to secure board member appointments by setting out factors that national authorities may take into account when considering whether shareholders are acting in concert.The statement is in response to a request by the European Commission for clarity on these issues, following its 2012 report on the application of the TBD. It is based on information collected about the TBD’s application and common practices across the European Economic Area (EEA). The statement was prepared by the Takeover Bids Network, a permanent working group, under ESMA’s auspices, that promotes the exchange of information on practices and application of the TBD across EEA.

11/04/2019 ESMA31-62-780 Q&A on Prospectus Related Topics , , , , , , 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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11/01/2019 ESMA33-128-577 Statement on Securitisation implementation Statement PDF
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02/02/2018 ESMA70-151-1179 Questions and Answers ESMA CCP Stress Test Q&A PDF
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03/07/2018 ESMA70-151-1462 Communication on clearing obligation for pension scheme arrangements Statement PDF
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31/10/2018 ESMA70-151-1773 Public Statement on CO and TO for intragroup as well as Cat 4 Statement PDF
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23/11/2018 ESMA70-151-1948 Managing risks of a no-deal Brexit in the area of central clearing , , Statement PDF
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01/02/2019 ESMA70-151-1997 ESMA statement on issues affecting reporting, recordkeeping, reconciliation, data access, portability and aggregation of derivatives under Article 9 EMIR in the case of UK withdrawal from the EU without a transitional agreement Statement PDF
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19/12/2018 ESMA70-151-2032 ESMA statement recognition of UK CCPs and CSD in no deal Brexit , Statement PDF
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31/01/2019 ESMA70-151-2050 Public Statement on Refit implementation timing issues Statement PDF
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