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09/04/2002 01-014d A European Regime of Investor Protection – The Harmonisation of Conduct of Business Rules CESR Document PDF
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This set of Standards and Rules provides harmonised core conduct of business rules for retail investors in the following areas: Standards and Rules of general application, information to be provided to customers, the "know your customer" standards and the duty of care, customers agreements, dealing requirements (including the "best execution" standards) and individual discretionary portfolio management. The profesional and counterparty regime, including the categorisation of investors paper, requires further work by CESR.
09/04/2002 02-020b Stabilisation and Allotment – European Supervisory Approach CESR Document PDF
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This paper provides harmonised standards for stabilisation practices in the context of a public offer and an harmonised disclosure regime for the Allotment of securities as well as some basic principles of the Allotment process. This work has not been elaborated under a formal mandate of the EU Commission in the context of the future Directives on Insider Dealing and Market Manipulation or the future Directive on Prospectuses. However, these standards represent an important "acquis" for any future work to be undertaken on the same subject. A summary of the responses to the second consultation (Ref. CESR/02-060) is published in the "Recent Publications".
27/03/2002 02-048 Possible implementing measures on Prospectuses- Request for advice and call for evidence Consultation Paper PDF
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In releasing the requests for technical advice from the European Commission, CESR is inviting all interested parties to submit views as to what CESR should consider in its advice on possible implementing measures under the draft Directive on Prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading (Prospectus).
27/03/2002 02-047 Possible implementing Measures on Market Abuse- Request for advice and call for evidence Consultation Paper PDF
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In releasing the requests for technical advice from the European Commission, CESR is inviting all interested parties to submit views as to what CESR should consider in its advice on possible implementing measures under the draft Directive on Insider Dealing and Market Manipulation (Market Abuse).
27/03/2002 02-042 Press release- Major outcomes of the third meeting of CESR. CESR starts work under the Lamfalussy approach Press Release PDF
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15/03/2002 02-005b Joint work of the European System of Central Banks and the Committee of European Securities Regulators in the field of Clearing and Settlement Consultation Paper PDF
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The joint work between CESR and the ESCB covers the possible adaptation of the IOSCO/CPSS recommendation to European environnment, an analysis of central counterparties clearing (CCPs) activities in Europe with a view to identifying a suitable regulatory approach and a review of the Giovannini report. At this stage of its work, the joint expert group is particularly interested in receiving views from all interested parties on these matters. Contributions should ideally be received before 6 May 2002.
05/03/2002 02-039b Interim Report on the Activities of CESR to the European Commission Annual Report PDF
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Interim report on the activities of the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) to the European Commission and sent to the European Parliament and the European Securities Committee.
23/02/2002 EPResolution A5-0011/2002 Report on the implementation of financial services legislation Final Report PDF
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01/02/2002 02-007b Measures to promote Market Integrity (Ref. CESR/01-052h) and Compilation of responses to the national consultation Final Report PDF
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14/01/2002 02-001 Proposed Standards for Alternative Trading Systems- Paper for final consultation Consultation Paper PDF
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This paper sets out proposed standards for ATSs in the EEA with a view to providing appropriate regulation under the ISD of investment firms operating ATSs. CESR has decided to issue the proposed standards for a second round of consultation in response to the important issues raised by respondents to the first consultation paper issued in June 2001. A feedback statement summarizing the responses received is also published in the section "Recent publications" (Ref. CESR/02-002). CESR invites responses to this final round of consultation by March 15, 2002.
14/01/2002 02-003 Press release- Final round of consultation on Standards for ATSs Press Release PDF
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CESR published today, for a last round of consultation, revised proposals for common European standards for Alternative Trading Systems (ATSs) (Ref. CESR/02-001) in response to the important issues raised by respondents to the first consultation paper issued in June 2001. A feedback Statement summarising the responses received is also published (Ref. CESR/02-002) (See "Recent publications"). CESR invites comments to this second round of consultation by March 15, 2002. CESR intends to finalise the standards thereafter, with the aim of publishing final standards in June 2002.
14/01/2002 02-002 Proposed Standards for Alternative Trading Systems- Feedback statement CESR Document PDF
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18/12/2001 01-048 Press release- Results of the Second Meeting of CESR Press Release PDF
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17/12/2001 01-007c Public Statement of Consultation Practices Press Release PDF
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25/10/2001 01-021b Press release- Joint work between the CESR and the ECB on securities clearing and settlement systems Press Release PDF
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The Governing Council of the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) and the European Central Bank (ECB) agreed to conduct joint work issues of common interest in the field of securities clearing and settlement systems. This process will lead to the establishment of standards and/or recommendations for securities settlement systems and for central counterparties at the European level. Prof. Eddy Wymeersch, Chairman of the Belgian Commission Bancaire et Financi
18/10/2001 01-013b The harmonization of conduct of business rules Consultation Paper PDF
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CESR has issued its revised proposals for the harmonization of conduct of business rules. The second round of public consultation covers the following documents: the revised proposal for the investor protection regimes (Ref.CESR/01-014),and the revised paper on the categorisation of investors (Ref.CESR/01-015.). The process of revision of the initial proposals and an explanation of major changes has been given in a cover-note (Ref. CESR/01-013).Please send your responses to the secretariat by November 15, 2001 at fdemarigny@europefesco.org.
18/10/2001 01-019 Press release- The harmonisation of conduct of business rules Press Release PDF
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CESR has issued its revised proposals for the harmonization of conduct of business rules. The second round of public consultation covers the following documents: the revised proposal for the investor protection regimes (Ref. CESR/01-014),and the revised paper on the categorisation of investors (Ref. CESR/01-015.). The process of revision of the initial proposals and an explanation of major changes has been given in a cover-note (Ref. CESR/01-013). Please send your responses to the secretariat by November 15, 2001 at fdemarigny@europefesco.org. "
04/10/2001 01-967bfusion Press release- CESR presents its consultation policy Press Release PDF
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CESR has issued its draft statement of Consultation Practices (Ref. CESR/01-007b). The statement contains a number of specific commitments relating to who, when and how it will consult. It will contribute to raise transparency in the regulation of European securities markets. The draft Statement is attached to the press release. Please send your responses to the secretariat by November 16, 2001 at fdemarigny@europefesco.org.
19/09/2001 01-003 Press release- The first meeting and the Charter of the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) Press Release PDF
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The Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) met the first time in Paris on Tuesday 11 September 2001. The members have adopted the Charter (Ref. CESR/01-002) and elected Mr Arthur Van Leeuwen, the Chairman of the Securities Board of the Netherlands (STE), as Chairman.
12/09/2001 01-001 Press release- Continuity and orderly functioning of Markets in Europe Press Release PDF
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