ESMA - European Securities and Markets Authority

Friday 19 October 2018 17:59

ESAs write to EFRAG on the endorsement process of IFRS 17 insurance contracts

Friday 19 October 2018 13:21

The three European Supervisory Authorities (ESA - ESMA, EBA and EIOPA) have today written a letter to the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) regarding the endorsement process of the International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 17.


Speech by ESMA Chair Maijoor on IFRS 9 at Banco de Espana Conference

Friday 19 October 2018 09:09

ESMA Chair, Steven MAijoor, delivered today a keynote speech at the Banco de Espana - CEMFI - FSI High-Level Conference in Madrid, Spain. 

Friday 19 October 2018 09:03

ESMA data analysis values EU derivatives market at €660 trillion with central clearing increasing significantly

Thursday 18 October 2018 10:55

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) today publishes its first Annual Statistical Report (Report) on the European Union’s (EU) derivatives markets. The Report, based on data submitted under the European Markets and Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR), provides the first comprehensive market-level view of the EU’s derivatives markets, which in 4Q17 amounted to €660tn of gross notional outstanding transactions.

The primary objective of this data analysis is to contribute to ESMA’s risk assessment, to facilitate entity oversight by supervisory authorities, both national and European, and enhance supervisory convergence.

Steven Maijoor, Chair, said:
“The data gathered by ESMA as part of its...

Thursday 18 October 2018 10:55

Thursday 18 October 2018 10:53

ESMA sees 1.9% increase in prospectus approvals across the EEA

Monday 15 October 2018 12:00

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), in its annual report on prospectus activity, has found that in 2017 the number of prospectus approvals across the European Economic Area (EEA) increased by around 1.9% compared to 2016 (from 3499 to 3567). The growth in prospectus approvals puts an end to a decade-long decline observed since the start of the financial crisis. 

In line with 2016, in 2017 around 40% (1421 out of 3567) of the prospectuses approved were in the form of base prospectuses and 91% were drawn up as single documents as opposed to tripartite prospectuses. Almost 74% (2626) of prospectuses approved in 2017 related to non-equity securities with...

Monday 15 October 2018 11:56

Monday 15 October 2018 10:37