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14/09/2011 2011/288 Call for evidence- Empty voting , , Consultation Paper PDF
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28/10/2011 2011/SMSG/11 Response to ESMA's Consultation paper on guidelines on systems and controlsin a highly automated trading environment for trading platforms, investmentfirms and competent authorities SMSG Advice PDF
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28/10/2011 2011/SMSG/12 Position paper- ESMA's Consultation on systems and controls in a highly automated trading environment for trading platforms, investment firms and competent authorities SMSG Advice PDF
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28/10/2011 2011/SMSG/13 Advice on ESMA's draft technical advice to the European Commission on possible implementing measures of the Alternative Investment Fund Man-agers Directive in relation to supervision and third countries SMSG Advice PDF
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01/12/2011 2011/SMSG/18 Advice on ESMA's public consultation on UCITS Exchange traded funds in the European Union SMSG Advice PDF
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02/02/2012 2012/SMSG/6 Letter regarding deadlines for the submission of ESMA’s technical standards SMSG Advice PDF
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A letter from the ESMA Securities and Markets Stakeholder Group to Michel Barnier, Commissioner for Internal Market and Services, Sharon Bowles, Chair of ECON, and Klaus-Heiner Lehne, Chair of JURI, regarding deadlines for the submission of ESMA's technical standards.
28/02/2012 2012/SMSG/11 Advice on Guidelines on certain aspects of the MiFID suitability requirements SMSG Advice PDF
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28/02/2012 2012/SMSG/12 Advice on Guidelines on certain aspects of the MiFID compliance function requirements SMSG Advice 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.
04/05/2012 OJ/20/04/2012-PROC/2012/001 Cleaning services and supply of cleaning products- deadline 6 June 2012 CLOSED Procedure PDF
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For further information, please also see the following documents: Draft contract Contract notice Invitation to tender Frequently Asked Questions Minutes of visit on 22 May 2012 Office plan - 3rd floor Office plan - 4th floor Office plan - 5th floor Office plan - 6th floor
10/05/2012 OJ/27/04/2012 -PROC/2012/002 Temporary workers at ESMA CLOSED Procedure PDF
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The deadline for this tender is 12 June 2012. For further information, please also see the following documents: Invitation for tender Contract notice Draft contract Frequently asked questions Corrigendum
15/05/2012 OJ/27/04/2012 - PROC/2012/002 Invitation to tender for temporary workers at ESMA CLOSED Procedure PDF
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11/06/2012 OJ/30/05/2012-PROC/2012/003 Drafting call for tenders for the logistics department of ESMA- deadline 16 July 2012 CLOSED Procedure PDF
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Model framework contract Contract notice Invitation letter Frequently Asked Questions
06/07/2012 OJ/26/06/2012-PROC/2012/004 ESMA registers- deadline 27 August 2012 CLOSED Procedure PDF
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Opening session 3 September 2012 at 10 am Paris time Model framework contract Contract notice Invitation to tender Non disclosure agreement (to be signed to obtain Annex X and XI) Annex XII - ESMA website graphics standards Annex XIII - Data model entities Annex VII - Tender specifications - Financial proposal form  Questions and Answers 1-4 Questions and Answers 5-7 Questions and Answers 8 Questions and Answers 9-30 Questions and Answers 31-36 Questions and Answers 37-62 Questions and Answers 63-76 Questions and Answers 77-83 Questions and Answers 84-87 Questions and Answers 88-90 Information about opening session
07/08/2012 Q&A 37 Q&As for tender for ESMA registers CLOSED Procedure PDF
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31/08/2012 OJ/20/08/2012-PROC/2012/005 Supply and maintenance of a solution for a secure exchange of electronic documents between financial institutions- deadline 12 October 2012 CLOSED Procedure PDF
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New deadline for submission: 12/10/2012. Please see the updated timetable below. Model contract Contract notice Invitation to tender Non-disclosure agreement Q&A 1-4 Q&A 5-54 Updated timetable Tender specifications - updated Annex VII Annex C - ESMA website graphic standards
27/09/2012 2012/SMSG/60 SMSG advice on Guidelines on sound remuneration policies under the AIFMD SMSG Advice PDF
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03/10/2012 OJ/21/09/2012-PROC/2012/005 Marché de travaux d’aménagement des bureaux de l’ESMA CLOSED Procedure PDF
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Invitation letter Annex 1 Model contract Annex X Plan general de coordination et protection de la santé Annex XI Plans état actuel Grenelle Annex XII Plans tranche conditionnelle Annex XIII Plans état projet Grenelle Annex XIV Specifications techniques européennes Contract notice Fiche descriptive de l'immeuble Grenelle pour utilisateurs Plan du plateau R+3 sous format AUTOCAD Plan du plateau R+1 sous format AUTOCAD Minutes of the visit on 17/10/2012 Information regarding a second visit Questions and Answers
12/10/2012 2012/SMSG/59 Securities and Markets Stakeholder Group – Report on Helping Small and Medium Sized Companies Access Funding SMSG Advice PDF
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08/01/2013 OJ/11/12/2012-PROC/2012/007 ICT SYSTEMS SOFTWARE AND FUNCTIONAL MAINTENANCE SERVICES- Updates: new deadline 25/03/2013. More updates in the Tender specifications CLOSED Procedure PDF
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Please check new details in Annex VII of the tender specifications Invitation letter Model contract Contract notice Non-disclosure agreement Annex VIIa Annex VIIa - example Annex X Annex XI Annex XII Annex XIII Q&A 1 Q&A 2 Q&A 3 Q&A 4 Q&A 5 Q&A 6 Q&A 7

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