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31/03/2021 ESMA35-43-2632 Application of the temporary suspension of the obligation to publish RTS 27 reports Statement PDF
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19/12/2018 ESMA35-43-1328 Brexit Statement- information to clients , Statement PDF
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31/01/2019 ESMA35-43-1562 CFD Renewal Decision (2) Notice Decision PDF
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31/10/2018 ESMA35-43-1397 CFD Renewal Decision Notice Decision PDF
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31/03/2020 ESMA35-36-1919 Clarification of issues related to the publication of reports by execution venues and firms as required under RTS 27 and 28 , Statement PDF
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17/02/2021 ESMA70-155-11809 Episodes of very high volatility in trading of certain stocks , Statement PDF
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10/01/2019 ESMA50-165-731 ESMA annual statistical report on performance and costs of retail investment products in the EU , Annual Report PDF
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30/09/2016 2016/1408 ESMA appoints new chairs to Standing Committees , , , Statement PDF
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The Board of Supervisors of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has appointed the following individuals to serve as chairs of its standing committees:

  • Hannelore Lausch, Executive Director of the Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin), Germany, will chair the Market Data Standing Committee;
  • Cyril Roux, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI, will chair the Investment Management Standing Committee; and
  • Merel van Vroonhoven, Chair of the Autoriteit Financiële Markten (AFM), Netherlands, will chair the Investor Protection and Intermediaries Standing Committee.

The standing committees are expert groups drawn from ESMA staff and the national competent authorities for securities markets regulation in the Member States, and are responsible for the development of policy in their respective areas.  The appointments are for a period of two years and commence with immediate effect.

28/01/2021 ESMA71-99-1544 ESMA appoints new IPISC and CNS Chairs , , , Statement PDF
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28/01/2021 ESMA71-99-1544 ESMA appoints new IPISC and CSN chairs , , , Statement
07/11/2018 ESMA71-99-1058 ESMA new SC chairs , , Statement PDF
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08/07/2022 ESMA35-43-3137 ESMA presents the results of the 2021 Common Supervisory Action (CSA) on MiFID II product governance requirements , Statement PDF
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13/07/2021 ESMA35-43-2749 ESMA Public Statement PFOF and zero-commission brokers Statement PDF
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15/07/2021 ESMA32-384-5209 ESMA Public Statement SPACs , Statement PDF
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20/03/2020 ESMA35-43-2348 ESMA Statement on COVID-19 telephone recording , Statement PDF
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21/12/2018 ESMA35-43-1533 ESMA35-43-1533 Binary Options Renewal Decision Notice Decision PDF
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28/10/2021 ESMA70-154-2780 ESMA’s Statement on Investment Recommendations on Social Media , Statement PDF
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19/02/2013 2013/84 Feedback statement on the consultation regarding the role of the proxy advisory industry , Statement PDF
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01/10/2019 ESMA63-313-528 Financial Regulation of the European Securities and Markets Authority , Decision 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.