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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.
12/11/2013 2013/1643 Cover Note- Public statement containing information on shareholder cooperation and acting in concert under the Takeover Bids Directive (ESMA/2013/1642) , Reference PDF
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In accordance with its mandate to take appropriate action in the context of takeover bids as per Article 1.3 of Regulation (EU) 1095/2010 (ESMA Regulation), ESMA is releasing a public statement on shareholder cooperation and acting in concert under the Takeover Bids Directive (Directive 2004/25/EC). This statement has been prepared following the review and report by the European Commission on the application of the Takeover Bids Directive and is based on information collected about the practices and application of that Directive. The statement has been prepared in order to help shareholders identify activities in relation to which they can cooperate (insofar as those activities are available to them under national company law), without that cooperation, in and of itself, leading to a conclusion that the shareholders are acting in concert and thus being at risk of having to make a mandatory bid under the Takeover Bids Directive. These activities are presented in the statement in the form of a “White List”. The statement has been prepared by the Takeover Bids Network, a permanent working group operating under the auspices of ESMA that promotes exchange of information on practices and application of the Takeover Bids Directive across the European Economic Area, thereby strengthening a common supervisory culture. The Takeover Bids Network is a specialist group composed of the national competent authorities appointed under the Takeover Bids Directive. The competent authorities represented on the ESMA Board of Supervisors are not in all cases appointed as competent authorities within the Takeover Bids Directive. The authorities not represented on the Board of Supervisors but competent within the area of takeovers are the Austrian Takeover Commission, the Irish Takeover Panel, the Oslo Stock Exchange of Norway, the Takeover Panel of Sweden and the Takeover Panel of the United Kingdom. These five authorities have contributed to the public statement and will have regard to it in the same manner as the other members of the Takeover Bids Network when assessing whether shareholders are acting in concert under their national takeover rules.
11/03/2013 2013/280 Vacancy notice- Chair of Committee drafting a proxy advising industry Code of Conduct , Reference 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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25/09/2015 2015/1463 reply form ESEF CBA Form to reply ESEF CBA , , Reference DOCX
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17/12/2015 2015/1885 ESMA Briefing Note on ESEF CP , Reference PDF
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07/12/2020 Conformance suite 2020 Conformance suite 2020 Reference ZIP
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Main document:

2020 ESEF conformance suite test files

Related documents:

ESMA32-60-681 ESEF conformance suite documentation

ESMA32-60-680 ESEF conformance suite list of tests

 

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20/12/2019 ESEF 2019 ESMA ESEF Taxonomy 2019 Reference ZIP
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ESEF Taxonomy 2019 - entry points

Main document:

ESEF Taxonomy 2019

Related documents:

ESMA32-60-534 ESEF XBRL Taxonomy Documentation 2019

ESMA32-60-536 ESEF Taxonomy 2019 Architecture

ESMA32-60-537 ESEF Validation Rules 2019

 

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07/12/2020 ESEF 2020 ESMA ESEF Taxonomy 2020 Reference ZIP
11.89 MB

ESEF taxonomy 2020 - entry points

Main document:

ESEF taxonomy 2020

Related documents:

ESMA32-60-676 ESEF XBRL Taxonomy Documentation 2020

ESMA32-60-678 ESEF Taxonomy 2020 Architecture

ESMA32-60-677 ESEF Validation Rules 2020

 

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Copyright and database right in the IFRS Taxonomy Materials is being held by the IFRS Foundation. The IFRS Taxonomy Materials are produced using XBRL language with the permission of XBRL International.

The IFRS Foundation shall not assert its rights in the IFRS Taxonomy Materials within the EEA towards the preparation and use of tagged IFRS financial statements in the context of application of IFRS Standards.

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18/12/2017 ESMA 71-99-671 Briefing note- Preparing for 2020: ESEF field tests and reporting manual Reference 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.

11/05/2017 ESMA32-60-172 Invitation to the ESMA European Single Electronic Format Meet-the-Market Workshop , , Reference PDF
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28/06/2017 ESMA32-60-196 Call for volunteers- Field test European Single Electronic format (ESEF) , Reference PDF
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12/07/2019 ESMA32-60-254 ESEF Reporting Manual Reference PDF
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19/07/2021 ESMA32-60-254 ESEF Reporting Manual track changes Reference PDF
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19/11/2018 ESMA32-60-403 Video Tutorial on the European Single Electronic Format- Script Reference PDF
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21/03/2019 ESMA32-60-417 ESEF XBRL Taxonomy Documentation Reference PDF
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21/03/2019 ESMA32-60-439 ESEF Taxonomy architecture Reference PDF
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21/03/2019 ESMA32-60-44 ESEF Validation rules Reference XLSX
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