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23/11/2021 ESMA70-156-4673 Annual Report on MAR administrative and criminal sanctions 2021 Annual Report PDF
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06/08/2021 ESMA70-145-111 Q&A on the Market Abuse Regulation , Q&A PDF
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The purpose of this document is to promote common supervisory approaches and practices in the application of MAR and its implementing measures. It does this by providing responses to questions posed by the general public and competent authorities in relation to the practical application of the MAR framework

The content of this document is aimed at competent authorities to ensure that in their supervisory activities and their actions are converging along the lines of the responses adopted by ESMA and at helping issuers, investors and other market participants by providing clarity on the content of the market abuse rules, rather than creating an extra layer of requirements.

03/05/2021 BoA D 2021 03 Board of Appeal of the ESAs- decision on City Insurance SA vs EIOPA Decision PDF
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13/04/2021 ESMA74-362-1934 Updated LEI statement SFTR , , Statement PDF
128.32 KB
29/03/2021 Decision BoA D 2021 02 Board of Appeal of the ESAs- decision on "A" vs ESMA Decision PDF
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15/01/2021 BoA D 2021 01 Board of Appeal of the ESAs- Decision on Howeverton vs EBA Decision PDF
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11/01/2021 BoA D 2020 03 ESAs BoA Decision on Scope Ratings v ESMA Decision PDF
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04/11/2020 BoA D 2020 02 Board of Appeal of the ESAs- Decision on Howerton vs EIOPA Decision PDF
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12/10/2020 BoA D 2020 01 Board of Appeal of the ESAs- Decision on Howerton vs ESMA Decision PDF
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27/08/2020 ESMA22-106-2371 SMSG Rules of Procedure 2020 Decision 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.

08/10/2019 boa-2019-d-05_decision BOA decision creditreform_rating_ag_vs_eba Decision PDF
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11/04/2019 ESMA31-62-780 Q&A on Prospectus Related Topics , , , , , , Q&A PDF
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27/02/2019 BoA D 2019 01, 02, 03 and 04 Appeal by Svenska Handelsbanken AB, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB, Swedbank A and Nordea Bank Abp against the European Securities and Markets Authority Decision PDF
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30/11/2018 boa30.18 BoA Decision SEB appeal 30 November 2018 Decision PDF
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15/11/2018 ESMA70-145-1081 Annual report on administrative and criminal sanctions and other administrative measures under MAR , Annual Report PDF
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26/09/2018 BoA D 2018 02 Decision in an Appeal by B. against a decision of the European Securities and Markets Authority Decision PDF
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30/04/2018 BoA 2018-01 Decision in an appeal by A v ESMA , Decision PDF
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20/07/2017 BoA 2017 01 FinancialCraft Analytics Sp. z o.o. vs ESMA BoA Decision , Decision PDF
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07/03/2017 ESMA22-106-141 Joint Statement of the SMSG and the BSG on the Draft Guidelines on the Assessment of the Suitability , Statement PDF
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Joint Statement of the SMSG and the BSG on the Draft Guidelines on the Assessment of the Suitability of Members of the Management Body and Key Function Holders