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12/09/2015 SSR sanctions Administrative measures and sanctions applicable in Member States to infringements of the Short Selling Regulation (SSR) Reference PDF
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02/07/2020 Overview recruitments Overview recruitments- Updated July 2020 , Reference PDF
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31/10/2018 Net short thresholds Net short position notification thresholds for sovereign issuers Reference XLSX
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According to Article 7(2) of the Short Selling Regulation, ESMA has to publish a list of the thresholds applicable to the sovereign issuers for the purpose of the notification to competent authorities of significant net short position in sovereign debt.

The way these notification thresholds are defined is further specified in the Commission Delegated Regulation No 918/2012 (the “DR”). The DR specifies that initial threshold categories shall be:
1.0.1% applicable where the total amount of outstanding issued sovereign debt is between 0 and 500 billion euros;
2.0.5% applicable where the total amount of outstanding issued sovereign debt is above 500 billion euros or where there is a liquid futures market for the particular sovereign debt.

The additional incremental levels shall be set at 50% of the initial thresholds. The reporting thresholds shall be monetary amounts fixed by applying the percentage thresholds to the outstanding sovereign debt of the sovereign issuer. They will be revised and updated quarterly to reflect changes in the total amount of outstanding sovereign debt of each sovereign issuer.

In addition, the DR states that the amount of outstanding debt should be calculated using a duration adjusted approach. ESMA has published a Q&A document on how to proceed for the duration adjustment.

The table of thresholds contains the name of the sovereign issuer, the amount of outstanding debt duration adjusted, the initial threshold amount and the relevant percentage, the incremental threshold amount and the relevant percentage.

Please note that the figures of the amount of outstanding debt are duration adjusted (not nominal amounts) and are approximations provided by competent authorities.

31/07/2020 Market makers - XLS Market makers and authorised primary dealers who are using the exemption under the SSR- XLS Reference XLSX
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31/07/2020 Market makers - pdf Market makers and authorised primary dealers who are using the exemption under the SSR- PDF Reference PDF
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06/01/2020 ESMA74-362-388 LEI statement SFTR Reference PDF
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31/05/2018 ESMA71-99-996 Towards benchmark stability and integrity Speech PDF
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23/01/2017 ESMA71-844457584-329 ESMA Chair keynote address at PRIME Finance Conference , , Speech PDF
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29/10/2019 ESMA71-319-150 Conference on the adaptation of interest rate benchmarks to the new European regulation on benchmarks- Steven Maijoor ESMA Chair at CNMV Conference , Speech PDF
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25/09/2019 ESMA71-319-141 Introductory remarks- Second roundtable on euro risk-free rates Speech PDF
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22/07/2020 ESMA70-156-2187 Public Statement BMR transitional period- pending applications Reference PDF
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17/04/2020 ESMA70-155-9524 ESMA BMR Equivalence MoU MAS , Reference PDF
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11/12/2019 ESMA70-154-1504 Briefing BMR Recognition application Reference PDF
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27/05/2019 ESMA70-151-2371 Response form to consultation on Guidelines for reporting under Articles 4 and 12 SFTR Reference DOCX
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27/05/2019 ESMA70-151-1019 Consolidated SFTR_Validation_Rules Reference XLSX
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22/02/2018 ESMA70-145-441 ECON scrutiny session Short Selling Regulation Verena Ross Speech PDF
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29/09/2017 ESMA70-145-253 Response form for the Consultation Paper on Guidelines for non-significant benchmarks Reference DOCX
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18/12/2017 ESMA65-8-5306 Benchmarks attributes Reference PDF
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29/07/2020 ESMA65-8-5240 FIRDS- Instructions on access and download of full and delta reference data files , , , Reference PDF
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23/08/2018 ESMA50-164-772 Links to the national websites explaining the procedures for notifications of net short positions Reference PDF
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