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ESMA fulfils its mission to enhance investor protection and promote stable and orderly financial markets by facilitating access to relevant registers and statistical data for market participants, regulators and the general public.

    This section provides references to the registers and financial market data that ESMA compiled on the basis of notifications and data provided by the relevant national competent authorities (NCAs) and information collected through ESMA’s supervisory activities.

    A dedicated ESMA Registers portalis also available, and provides tailored search tools.


    Database/Register Description

     Benchmarks Regulation

    Benchmark administrators

    Database of benchmark administrators

    Third country benchmarks Database of third country benchmarks

    Corporate finance (Prospectus Directive

    Prospectus and supplements

    List of prospectuses and supplements filed with and approved by the NCAs

    Corporate reporting (Transparency Directive)

    Access to regulated information

    Hyperlinks to national databases (Officially Appointed Mechanisms, or “OAMs”) containing regulated information disclosed by issuers having shares admitted for trading on regulated markets

    Supervision (Credit rating agencies (CRA) Regulation and EMIR)

    Registered and certified credit rating agencies

    List of registered and certified CRAs

    Central repository (CEREP) statistics

    Statistics on the rating activity and the rating performance (including default rates and transition matrices) of all registered or certified CRAs

    Registered trade repositories (TR)

    List of registered TRs

    European Rating Platform (ERP)

    Individual credit ratings and rating outlooks of all registered and certified CRAs plus rating history details from 1 July 2015 onwards, press releases accompanying rating issuances and research reports for sovereign ratings.

    Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR)

    Validation rules Validation rules for SFTR reporting

    Counterparty and TR data exchange

    Intra-TR data exchange

    TR to authority data exchange

    XML schemas for SFTR reporting

    Investment management (AIFMD,  UCITS Directive, EuVECA and EuSEF Regulation)

    Investment Fund Managers

    Register of authorised Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMs)

    Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) exposures to commercial real estate Data on AIFs exposures to commercial real estate in response to the ESRB Recommendation on closing real estate data gaps (ESRB/2016/14)

    Categories of covered bonds and issuers of covered bonds

    Categories of bonds referred to Article 52(4) of UCITS Directive, together with categories of issuers of those instruments

    Undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities (UCITS) management companies

    Register of UCITS management companies authorised by the NCAs


    European Venture Capital Fund Managers (EuVECA)

    Database listing all managers of qualifying venture capital funds with the qualifying venture capital funds that they market

    European Social Entrepreneurship Fund Managers (EuSEF)

    Databases of all managers of qualifying social entrepreneurship funds with the qualifying social entrepreneurship funds that they market

    Financial Instruments (MiFID II, MiFID II implementing Regulation, OMNIBUS Directive)

    Annual transparency calculations for non-equity instruments 

    Annual transparency calculations for non-equity instruments as per (CDR) 2017/583 (RTS 2)

    Ancillary Activity Calculations 

    Estimates of Market Sizes of Commodity Derivative Asset Classes

    Commodity Derivatives Position Reporting (MiFID II art 58) Database of weekly commitment of trader reports showing the aggregate positions held in commodity derivatives, emission allowances or derivatives thereof traded on a trading venue

    MiFID II contact point information for NCAs

    Contact points of national supervisory authorities for communication in the MiFID II framework on investor protection and intermediaries topics

    Data for the systematic internaliser calculations Total number of transactions and total volume for the systemic internaliser calculations as per Commission Delegated Regulation  (EU) 2017/565

    Financial Instruments Reference Database (FIRDS)

    Database of instruments reference data collected under MAR Art.4 and MiFIR Art.27

    Financial Instruments Transparency System (FITRS)

    Database of equity and non-equity transparency calculation results

    Double volume cap mechanism data Data on equity double volume cap calculations as established under MiFIR Article 5
    MiFID investment firms List of investment firms authorised by the NCAs including information on their authorised services and activities and on published sanctions relating to these firms that may have been imposed by the NCAs 

    MiFID II position limits 

    List of contracts with a MiFID II position limit
    MiFID II/MiFIR TV/SI/DRSP  Database of MiFID2/MiFIR Trading venues/Systematic internalisers/Data Reporting Service providers
    Register for trading obligation List of derivative contracts that are subject to the trading obligation under the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR).

    Tied Agents

    List of references or hyperlinks to the public registers of tied agents

    Trading venues exempt from open access provisions (Article 36(5) MiFIR) List of trading venues for which a temporary exemption from the open access provisions under Article 36(5) of the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR) exists
    Trading venues and CCPs exempt from open access provisions (Article 54(2) MiFIR) List of trading venues and CCPs for which a temporary exemption from the open access provisions under Article 54(2) of the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR) exists

    Short Selling (Regulation on short selling and certain  aspects  of credit default swaps)

    Administrative measures and sanctions applicable in Member States to infringements of the Short Selling Regulation (SSR)

    List of  existing  penalties and administrative measures applicable to infringements of the SSR in the Member States

    List of exempted shares (having their principle trading venue located in a third country)  

    Market makers and authorised primary dealers who are using the exemption under the SSR

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    List  of  market  makers  and authorised  primary dealers who are using the exemption under the SSR

    National websites explaining the procedures for notifications of net short positions

    List of hyperlinks to the websites containing  the information about the national notifying procedures and the templates to use

    National websites where net short positions in shares are disclosed

    List of hyperlinks to the websites operated or supervised by the NCAs publishing net short position in shares

    Net short position notification thresholds for sovereign issuers

    List of the thresholds applicable to the sovereign issuers for the purpose of the notification to the NCAs of significant net short position in sovereign debt

    Post-trading (EMIR, Settlement Finality Directive, CSDR)

    European Central Counterparties (CCPs) authorised to offer services and activities in the Union

    List of CCPs authorised in the EU

    List of third-country CCPs recognised to offer services and activities in the Union

    List of third-country CCPs recognised in the EU

    Public Register for the Clearing Obligation under EMIR

    Register listing classes of OTC derivatives that CCPs are authorised to clear

    CSD Register List of Central Securities Depositories (CSDs) authorised or recognised under CSDR

    Key relevant provisions of the corporate or similar law of a Member State, under which securities are constituted

    Compilation of key relevant provisions of national corporate or similar law, under which securities are constituted

    Designated payment and securities settlement systems

    List of designated payment and securities settlement systems

    List of Exempted Pension Schemes

    List of pension scheme arrangements exempted from the clearing obligation

    List of third-country markets considered as equivalent to a regulated market in the Union under EMIR

    List of third country markets declared as equivalent for the purposes of the definition of OTC derivatives under EMIR



    Compilation of sanctions applied and published in Member States under CSDR, EMIR, MAD, MAR, MiFID, SFTR, UCITS

    Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities 

    List of national competent authorities that have increased the thresholds for the notification of transactions of persons discharging managerial responsibilities and closely associated persons

    Enforcement actions Overview of enforcement actions for Credit Rating Agencies and Trade Repositories
    STS securitisations notifications List of all securitisations that comply with the ‘Simple, Transparent, and Standardised’ (STS) criteria set out in the Securitisation Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2017/2402)

    Other non-regulatory information

    Completeness indicators Data completeness indicators for trading venues detailing the delivery of double volume cap (DVC) and bond liquidity data

    Obsolete registers and data under MiFID I, superseded by the new data and registers under MiFID II, are available to users upon request.

    Market participants, regulators and general public having an interest in MiFID I data may write to