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23/01/2013 2013/87 2013 CRA supervision and policy work plan Reference PDF
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12/02/2014 2014/172 rev 1 2014 Regulatory Work Programme Reference PDF
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23/02/2015 2014/1200rev 2015 Work Programme Reference PDF
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The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its revised Work Programme for 2015. The revised programme, based on an approved budget of €33,601,402 and 137 Establishment Plan posts following the adoption of the EU Budget, sets out how ESMA intends to achieve its statutory objectives of investor protection and stable and orderly functioning markets through its operational activities of convergence, risk monitoring and analysis, the single rulebook and supervision.
10/02/2016 2016-202 2016 Regulatory Work Programme Reference PDF
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10/02/2016 2015-1475rev 2016 Work Programme Reference PDF
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27/01/2017 ESMA20-839860843-411 2017 Regulatory Work Programme , Reference PDF
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07/02/2018 ESMA20-95-823 2018 Regulatory Work Programme , , , Reference PDF
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03/10/2018 ESMA20-95-933 2019 Work Programme , , Reference PDF
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01/10/2019 ESMA20-95-1132 2020 Work Programme , , , Reference PDF
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02/10/2017 ESMA71-99-608 Annex (Template for the Assessment of Collective Suitability) , Reference XLSX
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31/10/2016 2016/1529 ANNEX Annex I- Template for the assessment of collective suitability , Reference XLSX
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23/09/2016 2016/1392 Annex to ECON Hearing Statement by Steven Maijoor, ESMA Chair Reference PDF
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The Annex contains key facts and figures about ESMA's activity over the last 12 months.

14/09/2015 2015/1381 Annex to the Statement by Steven Maijoor ESAs Joint Committee- ECON Hearing 14 September 2015 , Reference PDF
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26/04/2019 ESMA2015 EY Audit opinion on ESMA final accounts 2015 , Reference PDF
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26/04/2019 ESMA2016 EY Audit opinion on ESMA final accounts 2016 , Reference PDF
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21/08/2018 ESMA02-91-1957 Audit Opinion on ESMA Final Accounts Financial Year 2017 , Reference PDF
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18/05/2018 ESMA33-9-226 CRA Technical Committee Terms of Reference Reference
20/12/2019 ESMA71-100-1792 CRAs and TRs Follow Up Fees Factsheet , , Reference PDF
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16/12/2013 2013/1933 CRAs’ Market share calculation according to Article 8d of the CRA Regulation Reference PDF
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22/12/2014 2014/1583 Credit Rating Agencies’ 2014 market share calculations for the purposes of Article 8d of the CRA Regulation Reference PDF
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One of the objectives of the CRA Regulation is to increase competition in the markets for credit ratings by encouraging issuers to use smaller credit rating agencies. To this end, Article 8d(1) of the CRA Regulation states that where issuers or related third parties intend to appoint at least two CRAs to rate an issuance or entity, they shall consider appointing at least one CRA with no more than 10% of the total market share. They will consider this where the issuer or related third party finds that such a CRA is capable of rating the relevant issuance or entity and there is such a CRA available to rate the issuance or entity in question. Where it is not possible to appoint at least one CRA with no more than 10% of the total market share, the issuer or related third party shall document this. The obligations in Article 8d are supervised and enforced at national level by sectoral competent authorities. To help issuers and related third parties carry out this evaluation, Article 8d(2) of the CRA Regulation requires ESMA to publish a list of CRAs registered in the European Union (EU) on its website every year, indicating their total market share and the types of credit ratings issued.

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