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|04/12/2017||ESMA31-69-163||Call for expressions of interest for the Consultative Working Group of ESMA’s Corporate Finance Standing Committee (CFSC)||Corporate Disclosure, Corporate Finance||Reference||PDF
|29/09/2017||ESMA71-99-602||ESMA appoints new chairs to Standing Committees||Board of Supervisors, Corporate Disclosure, Corporate Finance, Corporate Information, Innovation and Products, Market Integrity, MiFID - Secondary Markets, Post Trading||Statement||PDF
|03/07/2017||ESMA31-62-746||EEA prospectus activity in 2016||Corporate Finance, Prospectus||Report||PDF
|05/04/2017||ESMA31-54-435||Report on shareholder identification and communication systems||Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance||Report||PDF
|30/09/2016||2016/1409||SFTR Tables||Post Trading, Securities Financing Transactions||Reference||XLSX
|30/09/2016||2016/1411||ESMA consults on future reporting rules for securities financing transactions||Post Trading, Press Releases, Securities Financing Transactions||Press Release||PDF
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued today a consultation paper on draft technical standards implementing the Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR), which aims to increase the transparency of shadow banking activities. Securities financing transactions (SFTs) are transactions where securities are used to borrow cash (or other higher investment-grade securities), or vice versa – this includes repurchase transactions, securities lending and sell/buy-back transactions.
|30/09/2016||2016/1409||Draft RTS and ITS under SFTR and amendments to related EMIR RTS||Post Trading, Securities Financing Transactions||Consultation Paper||PDF
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is publishing this Consultation Paper as part of its consultations on Level 2 measures under the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) as well as certain amendments to the Level 2 measures under EMIR in order to take into account legal developments as well as to ensure consistency, where relevant, between the frameworks of both regulations
Section 1 is the executive summary of the document. Section 2 explains the background to our proposals. Section 3 includes detailed information on the procedure and criteria for registration as TR under SFTR. Section 4 details the use of internationally agreed reporting standards, the reporting logic under SFTR and the main aspects of the structure of an SFT report. Section 5 covers the requirements regarding transparency of data and aggregation and comparison of data. Section 6 details the access levels of authorities. Section 7 contains the tables of fields, for the relevant types of SFTs, as well as a summary of all the questions.
ESMA will consider the feedback it received to this document in the fourth quarter of 2016. The final report and the draft technical standards will be submitted to the European Commission for endorsement by the end of Q1/beginning Q2 2017.
|22/06/2016||2016/989||Speech ISLA's 25th Anniversary Conference- Steven Maijoor, 22 June 2016, Vienna||Securities Financing Transactions, Speeches||Speech||PDF
|11/02/2016||2016/211||ToR CFSC||Corporate Finance||Reference||PDF
|18/12/2015||2015/1887||Follow-up report on the development of the Best Practice Principles for Providers of Shareholder Voting Research and Analysis||Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance||Final Report||PDF
|18/12/2015||2015/1871||Proxy advisors take steps towards increased transparency||Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Press Releases||Press Release||PDF
|04/12/2015||2015/1408 rev||Application form for Corporate Finance Consultative Working Group||Corporate Disclosure, Corporate Finance||Reference||DOCX
|04/12/2015||2015/1407 rev||Call for expression of interest- Renewal of the Corporate Finance Consultative Working Group||Corporate Disclosure, Corporate Finance||Reference||PDF
|11/03/2013||2013/280||Vacancy notice- Chair of Committee drafting a proxy advising industry Code of Conduct||Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance||Reference||PDF