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|11/01/2013||2013/12||Principles for Benchmarks-Setting Processes in the EU||Risk Analysis & Economics - Markets Infrastructure Investors||Consultation Paper||PDF
|22/04/2015||2015/532||Investment using virtual currency or distributed ledger technology||Innovation and Products||Consultation Paper||PDF
|ESMA has been monitoring and analysing virtual currency investment over the last 6 months, to understand developments in the market, potential benefits or risks for investors, market integrity or financial stability, and to support the functioning of the EU single market. ESMA’s analysis is set out in this paper. ESMA is seeking to share its analysis in order to promote wider understanding of innovative market developments, and invites market participants and other stakeholders to submit feedback and any additional information on the following topics: Virtual currency investment products, i.e. collective investment schemes or derivatives such as options and CFDs that have virtual currencies (VCs) as an underlying or invest in VC related businesses and infrastructure; Virtual currency based assets/securities and asset transfers, i.e. financial assets such as shares, funds, etc. that are exclusively traded using virtual currency distributed ledgers (also known as block chains);and The application of the distributed ledger technology to securities/investments, whether inside or outside a virtual currency environment.|
|01/07/2015||2015/1005||Questions and Answers: Investment-based crowdfunding: money laundering/terrorist financing||Innovation and Products||Q&A||PDF
|21/10/2015||2015/BS/139rev||SoC Board of Supervisors- 9 July conference call||Board of Supervisors||Summary of Conclusions||PDF
|21/10/2015||2015/BS/140||SoC June 2015 Board of Supervisors||Board of Supervisors||Summary of Conclusions||PDF
|21/10/2015||2015/BS/168rev||SoC Board of Supervisors- conference call 31 August 2015||Board of Supervisors||Summary of Conclusions||PDF
|01/12/2015||2015/BS/202rev1||Summary of Conclusions September 2015 Board meeting||Board of Supervisors||Summary of Conclusions||PDF
|17/12/2015||2015/BS/232rev||SoC November 2015 Board of Supervisors||Board of Supervisors||Summary of Conclusions||PDF
|03/02/2016||2016/BS/2rev1||SoC Board of Supervisors||Board of Supervisors||Summary of Conclusions||PDF
|05/04/2016||2016/BS/61rev1||Summary of conclusions BoS meeting 27/01/2016||Board of Supervisors||Summary of Conclusions||PDF
|05/04/2016||2016/BS/72rev1||Summary of conclusions BoS meeting 07/03/2016||Board of Supervisors||Summary of Conclusions||PDF
|31/05/2016||2016/732||Guidelines on participant default rules and procedures under CSDR||Guidelines and Technical standards, Post Trading||Consultation Paper||PDF
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) under Article 41(4) of Regulation (EU) No 909/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council on improving securities settlement in the European Union and on central securities depositories and amending Directives 98/26/EC and 2014/65/EU and Regulation No 236/2012 (CSDR) may issue guidelines in accordance with Article 16 of Regulation (EU) No 1095/2010 in order to ensure consistent application of Article 41 of CSDR relating to participant default rules and procedures.
Section 2 contains information on the background and mandate, Section 3 contains an analysis of the scope and content of the proposed guidelines, while Section 4 contains the proposed guidelines.
Annex I sets out a summary of the questions contained in this paper and Annex II includes a high level cost-benefit analysis for the guidelines.
ESMA will consider the feedback it will receive to this consultation with a view to finalising the guidelines by Q4 2016.
|01/06/2016||2016/BS/110rev1||Summary of conclusions BoS meeting 23/03/2016||Board of Supervisors||Summary of Conclusions||PDF
|02/06/2016||2016/773||Discussion Paper on the Distributed Ledger Technology Applied to Securities Markets||Innovation and Products, Risk Analysis & Economics - Markets Infrastructure Investors||Consultation Paper||PDF
|20/06/2016||2016/BS/117rev1||Summary of Conclusions Board of Supervisors Conference call 28/04/2016||Board of Supervisors||Summary of Conclusions||PDF
|19/07/2016||2016-BS-151rev1||Summary of Conclusions BoS meeting 25 May 2016||Board of Supervisors||Summary of Conclusions||PDF
|03/10/2016||2016/BS/201rev||Summary of Conclusions- Board of Supervisors Meeting 12 July 2016||Board of Supervisors||Summary of Conclusions||PDF
|28/10/2016||2016/1529||Joint ESMA and EBA Guidelines on the assessment of the suitability of members of the management body and key function holders||Guidelines and Technical standards, MiFID - Investor Protection||Consultation Paper||PDF
|10/11/2016||2016/BS/259rev1||Summary of Conclusions Board of Supervisors meeting 28/09/2016||Board of Supervisors||Summary of Conclusions||PDF
|16/12/2016||2016/BS/309rev1||Summary of Conclusions Board of Supervisors meeting 09/11/2016||Board of Supervisors||Summary of Conclusions||PDF