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17/09/2012 2012/582 ESMA consults on market maker and primary dealer exemption for short selling , Press Release PDF
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17/09/2012 2012/581 ESMA proposes remuneration guidelines for firms providing investment services , Press Release PDF
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06/07/2012 2012/424 ESMA publishes MiFID guidelines to enhance investor protection , Press Release PDF
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The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today published two final sets of guidelines aimed at enhancing the protection of investors in the EU. The guidelines relate to the provisions under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) relating to the suitability of investment advice and the compliance function.
22/06/2012 2012/382 MiFID Q&A in the area of investor protection and intermediaries Q&A PDF
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24/02/2012 2012/128 ESMA readies guidelines on automated trading – application deadline starts , Press Release PDF
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ESMA today publishes the official translations of its final “Guidelines on systems and controls in an automated trading environment for trading platforms, investment firms and competent authorities” (ESMA/2011/456), first published on 21 December 2011. High Frequency Trading (HFT) is one form of automated trading.   By having translated the guidelines into all the official languages of the EU, today’s publication triggers a transitional period of two months within which national supervisors have to declare whether they intend to comply with the guidelines or otherwise explain the reasons for non-compliance which would be made public by ESMA. According to the ESMA Regulation national supervisors have to make every effort to comply with the Guidelines.
22/12/2011 2011/457 ESMA outlines future automated trading regime for trading platforms, investment firms and competent authorities , Press Release PDF
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09/12/2011 2011/431 Global regulators discuss OTC derivatives regulation , Press Release PDF
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Leaders and senior representatives of the authorities responsible for the regulation of the over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives markets in Canada, the European Union, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and the United Statesmet met yesterday in Paris.  
20/07/2011 2011/223 Press release- ESMA consults on systems and controls for highly automated trading , Press Release PDF
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29/11/2010 10-217 Press release- CESR finds Member States broadly compliant with Prospectus Directive Press Release PDF
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16/11/2010 10-1429 Press Release- SEC and CESR Members announce efforts to continue close cooperation as national securities regulators implement new regulatory reform initiatives Press Release PDF
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26/10/2010 10-1314 Press release- CESR sees improvements in financial instruments disclosures by European financial institutions in 2009 accounts Press Release PDF
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13/10/2010 10-1169 Press release- CESR completes its review of MiFID by issuing advice on OTC derivatives trading, post-trade transparency standards and client categorisation Press Release PDF
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13/10/2010 10-1169 Press release- CESR completes its review of MiFID by issuing advice on OTC derivatives trading, post-trade transparency standards and client categorisation Press Release PDF
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23/09/2010 10-1150 Press release- CESR review identifies improvements in financial information throughout Europe in 2009 Press Release PDF
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22/09/2010 3L3 22-09-10 PR Press release- 3L3 Committees welcome European Parliament landmark vote to reform financial supervision in Europe Press Release PDF
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15/09/2010 10-1128 CESR Chair Tavares welcomes the two new proposals by the Commission for the regulation of derivatives markets and short selling Press Release PDF
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02/08/2010 10-943 Press Release- CESR announces next steps on European access to financial information disclosed by listed companies Press Release PDF
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29/07/2010 10-926 Press release- CESR proposes changes to MiFID to improve securities markets’ functioning, transparency and investor protection Press Release PDF
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29/07/2010 10-948 Press release- CESR publishes its report on trends, risks and vulnerabilities in financial markets Press Release PDF
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28/07/2010 10-903 Press release- CESR sets out final guidelines on risk measurement and the calculation of global exposure and counterparty risk for UCITS Press Release PDF
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