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10/07/2002 02-111 Press release- CESR establishes a Market Participants Consultative Panel Press Release PDF
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The regulation of the Single Market for Financial Services calls for enchanced harmonisation of rules and day-to-day regulatory practices. Following the Resolutions of the European Council and of the European Parliament endorsing the Lamfalussy Report, the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) is asked to advise the EU Commission in the preparation of implementing measures of EU Directives. In excerising this role, CESR is committed to work in an open and transparent manner and widely consult practitioners, end-users and consumers as stated in its Public Statement on Consultation Practices (Ref. CESR/01-007b).In addition to this, a Market Participants Consultative Panel ("the Panel") is established to assisst CESR in the performance of its functions.
16/10/2002 02-203 Press release- CESR Consultation on possible implementing measures of the proposed Prospectus Directive Press Release PDF
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CESR is releasing today a consultation paper on possible detailed technical measures to implement the proposed Directive on Prospectuses to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading (CESR/02-185b). The consultation paper and its annexes can be viewed in "Consultative Papers".
22/10/2002 02-212 Press release- CESR consultation on principles of enforcement of accounting standards in Europe Press Release PDF
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CESR is today releasing a consultation paper which contains a Statement of Principles (SOP) covering definition and methods of enforcement of accounting standards (Ref. CESR/02-188b). The Statement of Principles can be viewed in "Consultative Papers".
19/12/2002 02-298 Press release- CESR Consultation on possible implementing measures of the proposed prospectus directive Press Release PDF
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CESR is releasing today an addendum (CESR/02-286) to the consultation paper released in October (CESR/02-185b), on possible detailed technical measures needed to implement the proposed Directive on Prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading.
08/01/2003 03-001 Press release- CESR sumbits implementing measures on market abuse directive to European Commission Press Release PDF
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On Tuesday 31st December 2002, CESR submitted its technical advice to the European Commission on implementing measures in connection with certain aspects of the Directive on Insider Dealing and Market Manipulation (Market Abuse). The full text of CESR's advice to the commission (CESR/02-089d) and the Feedback statement (CESR/02-287b) can be viewed in "Recent Publications".
06/03/2003 03-055 A network of regulators to meet the challenges of regulating European Capital Markets by Arthur Docters van Leeuwen Speech PDF
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Text of the speech given by the CESR Chairman, Arthur Docters van Leeuwen, on 6th March 2003 at the Guildhall in London.
02/04/2003 03-115 Speech by Kaarlo Jännäri, Vice-chairman of CESR, at the European Compliance Conference Speech PDF
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TECC Lucerne, 2-4 April 2003
02/04/2003 03-081b Press release- CESR's first initiative towards more robust enforcement of financial information in Europe Press Release PDF
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CESR publishes today the first CESR standard on Financial Information: Enforcement of standards on financial information in Europe (CESR/03-073). The standard is being published along with a feedback statement summarising the responses received during the consultation process (CESR/03-074). The standard represents a significant part of CESR's contribution to the task of developing and implementing a common approach to the enforcement of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in Europe.
15/04/2003 03-104 Press release- Consultation paper on a second set of technical implementing measures for the Directive on Market Abuse Press Release PDF
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CESR publishes today a consultation paper (Ref. CESR/03-102b) on its proposed advice to the European Commission on a second set of technical implementing measures for the Directive on Insider Dealing and Market Manipulation (Market Abuse).
12/06/2003 03-170 Press release- CESR Consultation on possible Implementing Measures of the Proposed Prospectus Directive Press Release PDF
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CESR releases today a consultation paper on possible detailed technical measures needed to implement the proposed Directive on Prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading (Ref. CESR/03-162 and Annexes). The consultation paper released today addresses the technical advice required by 30 September 2003. The measures cover: format of the prospectus; disclosure requirements; annual information. The deadline for submitting responses to the consultation paper is 12 August 2003. As specified in the consultation paper, an open hearing will be held in Paris at CESR on Wednesday 9 July 2003.
30/07/2003 03-238 Press release- CESR consults on minimum disclosure requirements for sovereign issuers and financial information on prospectus Press Release PDF
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CESR publishes today an additional consultation paper (CESR/03-210b and annexes) on possible draft technical measures to implement the Prospectus Directive. The proposed measures would need to be met when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading. The proposed measures to implement the Prospectus Directive include: minimum disclosure requirements for securities issued by EU Member States, Non-EU States and their regional or local authorities and proposals regarding the dissemination of advertisements in relation to an offer of securities to the public or the admission to trading. CESR invites responses to the consultation paper. These should be received by 30 October 2003 to enable comments to be fully considered. This will shape the basis of CESR's final submission to the European Commission requested by 31 December 2003. Responses should be addressed by e-mail to Mr Fabrice Demarigny, Secretary General of CESR at secretariat@europefesco.org. A public hearing will be held in Paris on 9 October 2003 at the CESR offices. Interested parties are asked to register before 1 October 2003 by e-mail to secretariat@europefesco.org stating full contact details.
31/07/2003 03-239 Press release- CESR sends to the European Commission its Final Advice on Disclosure Obligations for listed and issuing companies Press Release PDF
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CESR releases today its advice on draft technical measures to implement the Directive on Prospectus (Ref. CESR/03-208 and Annexes), accompanied by a Feedback Statement on the consultation (Ref. CESR/03-209). The proposed measures would need to be met when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading and responds to a request from the European Commission for technical advice by 31 July 2003. In particular, the advice submitted by CESR will propose the provision of standardised information across the EU for issuing companies to disclose to investors. These disclosure requirements include key financial information, operating results, specific risk factors, a statement on how the company complies with its national corporate governance code, remuneration of key management, as well as potential conflicts of interests. Additionally, to facilitate access to capital for
01/08/2003 03-247 Press release- CESR/ESCB Consultative report on Standards for Securities Clearing and Settlement systems in the European Union Press Release PDF
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The Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) and the European System of Central Banks (ESCB) have published today two documents entitled
03/09/2003 03-288b Press release- CESR's Advice on the Second Set of Implementing Measures for the Market Abuse Directive Press Release PDF
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The Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) released today the Advice on the Second Set of Implementing Measures for the Market Abuse Directive (Ref. CESR/03-212c), to be taken into account by the European Commission following the Market Abuse Directive. This Directive has to be implemented by Member States by October 2004. The implementing measures covered by the advice include: Guidelines for determining accepted market practices; inside information on commodity derivative markets; the maintenance of insider lists by issuers; the disclosure of transactions by senior managers; the obligation by financial intermediaries to report suspicious transactions. The work on the advice was undertaken by the CESR Expert Group on Market Abuse under the Chairmanship of Professor Stavros Thomadakis, Chairman of the Hellenic Capital Market Commission.
02/10/2003 03-359 Press release- CESR re-elects its Chairman and Vice-Chair Press Release PDF
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The Chairmen of all the EU Securities regulators represented in CESR unanimously re-elected both the Chairman of CESR, Arthur Docters van Leeuwen, Chairman of the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets and the Vice Chairman, Kaarlo J
03/10/2003 03-350 Press release- CESR submits its final advice on the content and format of Prospectus Press Release PDF
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The committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) publishes today its final advice to the European Commission. The advice follows a consultation by CESR with industry on the minimum information to be provided in a prospectus; including, a
07/10/2003 03-361b Press release- European Regulation on the application of IFRS in 2005 – Draft Recommendations for additional guidance regarding the transition to IFRS Press Release PDF
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The European Commission established in its Regulation n
07/10/2003 03-362b Press release- CESR Draft Standard No. 2 on Financial Information- Co-ordination of Enforcement Activities Press Release PDF
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CESR launches today a consultation paper proposing greater co-ordination of enforcement activities by supervisors of financial information in Europe
30/10/2003 03-383 Press release- CESR begins preparations for the new role in the regulation of Asset Management and Unit Collective Investment Schemes (UCITS) Press Release PDF
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CESR publishes today a consultation paper setting out how it proposes to prepare for its new role in the regulation of Asset Management and Unit Collective Investment Schemes (UCITS) in Europe. This also includes establishing how European securities regulators will work until these responsibilities are transferred from the UCITS Contact Committee established by the European Commission to CESR and includes specific areas where CESR proposes to begin work. CESR sets out the three principles that will underpin its work in this area until it formally receives responsibility for providing advice to the Commission for portfolio management activities from the European Union. These principles include the commitment that: Any future work done by CESR regarding UCITS would have to be conducted in full coherence with the EU institutional framework; CESR should take in a global vision of the so-called
05/11/2003 03-483 CESR’s role in creating the pan European rules by Arthur Docters van Leeuwen, Chairman of CESR Speech PDF
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Held at APCIMS 2003 Annual Conference in London on 5 November 2003