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|26/07/2021||SFDR EC Q&A||EC Q&A on sustainability-related disclosures||Joint Committee, Sustainable finance||Q&A||PDF
|23/04/2020||JC 2020 16||Joint ESA consultation on ESG disclosures||Joint Committee, Sustainable finance||Consultation Paper||PDF
|03/11/2020||ESMA71-99-1423||QA Fast Track Peer Review- Wirecard||Corporate Disclosure, Guidelines and Technical standards, Supervisory convergence||Q&A||PDF
|24/09/2021||ESMA70-156-3914||Consultation Paper on the review of certain aspects of the Short Selling Regulation||Short Selling||Consultation Paper||PDF
|29/05/2018||ESMA70-145-408||Question and Answers (Q&A) on the Regulation on short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps (SSR)||Short Selling||Q&A||PDF
|07/07/2017||ESMA70-145-127||Consultation paper on the evaluation of the short-selling regulation||Market Integrity, Short Selling||Consultation Paper||PDF
|03/06/2020||ESMA50-164-3342||Draft Guidelines on Outsourcing to Cloud Service Providers||Innovation and Products||Consultation Paper||PDF
|05/11/2020||ESMA30-379-325||Consultation Paper- Draft advice to EC under Article 8 of the Taxonomy Regulation||Sustainable finance||Consultation Paper||PDF
|17/05/2021||ESMA22-106-3375||SMSG advice to the ESA’s Joint Consultation Paper on Taxonomy-related sustainability disclosures||Securities and Markets Stakeholder Group, Sustainable finance||SMSG Advice||PDF
|13/11/2020||ESMA22-106-2993||SMSG advice on Sustainability Templates||Securities and Markets Stakeholder Group, Sustainable finance||SMSG Advice||PDF
|15/09/2020||ESMA22-106-2858||SMSG advice on ESG disclosure||Securities and Markets Stakeholder Group, Sustainable finance||SMSG Advice||PDF
|25/05/2021||ESMA-50-164-4518||Call for evidence- Digital Finance||Innovation and Products||Consultation Paper||PDF
|29/09/2017||70-145-105||Draft Guidelines on non-significant benchmarks||Benchmarks, Guidelines and Technical standards||Consultation Paper||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
|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.
|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
|18/02/2016||2015/SMSG/036||SMSG Advice on ESEF||European Single Electronic Format, Securities and Markets Stakeholder Group||SMSG Advice||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.|
|25/09/2015||2015/1463||ESMA Consultation Paper on ESEF||Corporate Disclosure, European Single Electronic Format, Transparency||Consultation Paper||PDF
|01/07/2015||2015/1005||Questions and Answers: Investment-based crowdfunding: money laundering/terrorist financing||Innovation and Products||Q&A||PDF