ESMA - European Securities and Markets Authority

ESMA publishes translations for decision of renewal to lower the reporting thresholds of net short positions

Wednesday 28 October 2020 11:20

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued today the official translations ​of its decision of renewal of 16 September 2020 to lower the reporting thresholds of net short positions under Art.28 of the SSR​.

Wednesday 28 October 2020 11:18

ESMA adds UK venues to opinions on third-country trading venues

Tuesday 27 October 2020 12:47

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, has updated the list of third-country venues (TCTV) in the context of the opinions on post-trade transparency and position limits under MiFID II and MiFIR.

Following the publication of a Statement on the impact of Brexit on the application of MiFID II/MiFIR on 1 October 2020, ESMA proceeded with the assessment of...

ESMA updates Statement to address credit ratings from the United Kingdom

Tuesday 27 October 2020 12:19

Today ESMA, the EU’s securities markets regulator, has published an update to its March 2019 statement on the endorsement of credit ratings from the United Kingdom.

The previous statement has been updated in order to provide clarity on whether endorsement can proceed following the end of the transition period on 31 December 2020 in the context of the UK's Withdrawal Agreement from the EU.

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Tuesday 27 October 2020 12:16

EMIR Reporting Validation Rules applicable from 8 March 2021

Monday 26 October 2020 11:30

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, has postponed the applicability date of the updated EMIR validation rules from 1 February to 8 March 2021.

The amended rules, which were published by ESMA on 10 September 2020, will apply five weeks later than originally planned due to technical issues related to their implementation in light of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.

Monday 26 October 2020 08:13

ESMA consults on CCP supervisory reviews and evaluation processes

Friday 23 October 2020 17:22

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, has launched today a consultation on guidelines addressing the consistency of supervisory reviews and evaluation processes of CCPs under Article 21 of EMIR.

The consultation paper seeks input from all interested stakeholders on draft guidelines aimed at clarifying common procedures and methodologies for the supervisory review and evaluation process of CCPs by their competent authorities.

The review and evaluation processes should be conducted...

Friday 23 October 2020 17:20

Article 21(1) of Regulation (EU) No. 648/2012 (‘EMIR’) sets out an obligation for the national competent authorities to review the arrangements, strategies, processes and mechanisms implemented by the central counterparties and to evaluate risks central counterparties are or might be exposed to...

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Friday 23 October 2020 17:20