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15/10/2018 ESMA31-62-1114 2017 Report on EEA prospectus activity Final Report PDF
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14/09/2011 2011/288 Call for evidence- Empty voting , , Consultation Paper PDF
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23/10/2020 ESMA70-151-3023 Consultation Paper on Article 15 and 49 EMIR Consultation Paper PDF
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13/07/2018 ESMA31-62-996 Consultation Paper on Guidelines on Risk Factors Consultation Paper PDF
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23/10/2020 ESMA70-151-3076 Consultation Paper on Guidelines under Article 21 of EMIR Consultation Paper PDF
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13/07/2018 ESMA31-62-962 Consultation Paper on minimum information content for prospectus exemption Consultation Paper PDF
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05/11/2020 ESMA30-379-325 Consultation Paper- Draft advice to EC under Article 8 of the Taxonomy Regulation Consultation Paper PDF
1.79 MB
27/03/2020 ESMA74-362-47 CP on the TS on reporting data quality data access and registration of TRs under EMIR REFIT , , Consultation Paper PDF
2.66 MB
24/03/2021 ESMA74-362-1864 CP Technical Advice on simplification TR fees under SFTR and EMIR , Consultation Paper PDF
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22/03/2012 2012/212 Discussion Paper- An Overview of the Proxy Advisory Industry. Considerations on Possible Policy Options , Consultation Paper PDF
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This Discussion Paper focuses on the development of the proxy advisory industry in Europe, which mainly serves institutional investors such as asset managers, mutual funds and pension funds. Following its fact-finding work in 2011, ESMA recognises the proxy advisory industry within Europe is, or is expected to be, growing in prominence and investors are, or are expected to be, increasingly using proxy advisor services. In this paper ESMA identifies several key issues related to the proxy advisory market which may have an impact on the proper functioning of the voting process. The range of policy options that ESMA will consider, and on which it seeks further input from market participants, consists of four broad areas, including: 1.    No EU-level action at this stage 2.    Encouraging Member States and/or industry to develop standards 3.    Quasi-binding EU-level regulatory instruments 4.    Binding EU-level legislative instruments ESMA will consider these options based on the feedback it receives from market participants, and, if appropriate, will undertake further policy action, either directly or by providing an opinion to the European Commission. The reason to bring up some policy options is due to the fact that proxy advisors are currently not regulated at a pan-European level. Nevertheless, there are relevant European rules that apply to investors (e.g. for UCITS management companies when exercising voting rights). In addition, there are also well-recognised corporate governance standards that apply to issuers at a national level (based on the “comply or explain approach”) and some complements to improve standards of stewardship among investors. All feedback received from this Discussion Paper will be duly considered. ESMA expects to publish a feedback statement in Q4 of 2012 which will summarise the responses received and will state ESMA’s view on whether there is a need for policy action in this area.
06/04/2021 ESMA74-362-1853 Final report Draft Guidelines On periodic information to be submitted to ESMA by Trade Repositories , , Final Report PDF
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30/03/2020 ESMA70-151-2919 Final Report EMIR RTS on Colleges for CCPs , , Final Report PDF
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24/02/2021 ESMA70-151-3370 Final report on GL on Review_Evaluation EU CCP NCAs EMIR Art 21 Final Report PDF
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03/05/2019 ESMA35-43-1737 Final report on integrating sustainability risks and factors in the MIFID II , , Final Report PDF
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03/05/2019 ESMA34-45-688 Final report on integrating sustainability risks and factors in the UCITS Directive and the AIFMD , Final Report PDF
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31/03/2020 ESMA43-370-103 Final report on TA on EMIR 2.2 CCP fines , , , Final Report PDF
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08/04/2021 ESMA70-151-3373 Final Report RTS Article 15 and 49 EMIR Final Report PDF
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01/03/2021 ESMA30-379-471 Final Report- Advice on Article 8 of the Taxonomy Regulation Final Report PDF
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18/12/2015 2015/1887 Follow-up report on the development of the Best Practice Principles for Providers of Shareholder Voting Research and Analysis , Final Report PDF
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09/07/2020 ESMA74-362-608 Guidelines on calculation of positions in SFTs by Trade Repositories , Consultation Paper PDF
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