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03/02/2017 ESMA80-1467488426-27 Supervision Annual Report 2016 and Work Programme 2017 , Report PDF
2.49 MB
22/11/2011 2011/219 ESMA comment letter on the EU Commission Green Paper- The EU Corporate Governance Framework , Letter PDF
496.17 KB
05/02/2016 2016/234 ESMA’s supervision of credit rating agencies and trade repositories- 2015 annual report and 2016 work plan. , Report PDF
2.08 MB

The European Securities and Markets Authority’s (ESMA) annual report and work programme has been prepared according to Article 21 of Regulation 1060/2009 on credit rating agencies as amended (the CRA Regulation) and Article 85 of Regulation 648/2012 on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories (EMIR). It highlights the direct supervisory activities carried out by ESMA during 2015 regarding credit rating agencies (CRAs) and trade repositories (TRs) and outlines ESMA’s main priorities in these areas for 2016.

ESMA adopts a risk-based approach to the supervision of CRAs and TRs in accordance with its overall objectives of promoting financial stability and orderly markets and enhancing investor protection. This risk-based approach requires the analysis of information from a variety of sources and the application of multiple supervisory tools including day-to-day supervision, cycle of engagement meetings with supervised entities, on-site inspections and dedicated investigations.

In order to build on the expertise that ESMA has developed through its supervision of CRAs and TRs, ESMA created a single Supervision Department in November 2015. ESMA intends to draw on the best practices identified from the supervision of both types of entity to further enhance its supervisory effectiveness in future.

11/06/2020 2020 06 11 ESA letter to the EC , , Letter PDF
97.3 KB
16/07/2020 2020 07 15 ESAs Letter to EVP Dombrovskis re Sustainable Finance Consultation Letter PDF
118.46 KB
26/07/2021 EC letter Q&Ss Letter from the EU Commission to ESA JC- Q&As , Letter PDF
199.38 KB
06/02/2020 ESMA22-105-1052 Strategy on Sustainable Finance Report PDF
161.97 KB
18/12/2019 ESMA30-22-762 Report on undue short-term pressure on corporations from the financial sector Report PDF
2.11 MB
29/01/2021 ESMA30-379-423 ESMA letter to EC on ESG ratings Letter PDF
82.4 KB
05/04/2017 ESMA31-54-435 Report on shareholder identification and communication systems , Report PDF
1.09 MB
11/04/2019 ESMA31-62-780 Q&A on Prospectus Related Topics , , , , , , Q&A PDF
957.9 KB
13/04/2018 ESMA40-133-624 ESMA's response to WP29 Consultation on Guidelines on Derogations , Letter PDF
428.49 KB
05/09/2018 ESMA70-151-1651 Annex 1 Letter from European Commission on SFTR draft RTS Letter PDF
159.5 KB
05/09/2018 ESMA70-151-1719 Letter to VP Dombrovskis on opinion on SFTR Letter PDF
213.13 KB
28/05/2021 ESMA70-1861941480-52 Q&A on EMIR implementation , Q&A PDF
1.39 MB
28/05/2021 ESMA74-362-893 QAs on SFTR data reporting , , Q&A PDF
349.73 KB
20/12/2019 ESMA80-196-3218 Follow-up Report on fees charged by CRAs and TRs , , Report PDF
606.45 KB
11/01/2018 ESMA80-196-954 Thematic Report- On fees charged by Credit Rating Agencies and Trade Repositories , Report PDF
1.14 MB
23/07/2021 FISMA 08/07/2021 Letter from the EU Commission to EP and Council- SFDR , Letter PDF
288.48 KB
14/01/2021 JC 2021 02 Letter to EU Commission on priority issues relating to SFDR application , Letter PDF
210.03 KB