Consultation on draft guidelines on the Market Abuse Regulation

Consultation on draft guidelines on the Market Abuse Regulation

from 28 January 2016 to 31 March 2016


ESMA invites comments on all matters in this paper and in particular on the specific questions summarised in Annex 1. Comments are most helpful if they:

  • respond to the question stated;
  • indicate the specific question to which the comment relates;
  • contain a clear rationale; and
  • describe any alternatives ESMA should consider.

ESMA will consider all comments received by the 31st of March 2016.

All contributions should be submitted online at under the heading ‘Your input - Consultations’.

Publication of responses

All contributions received will be published following the close of the consultation, unless you request otherwise. Please clearly and prominently indicate in your submission any part you do not wish to be publically disclosed. A standard confidentiality statement in an email message will not be treated as a request for non-disclosure. A confidential response may be requested from us in accordance with ESMA’s rules on access to documents. We may consult you if we receive such a request. Any decision we make not to disclose the response is reviewable by ESMA’s Board of Appeal and the European Ombudsman.

The collection of confidential responses is without prejudice to the scope of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001[1]. Possible requests for access to documents will be dealt in compliance with the requirements and obligations laid down in Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001.

Data protection

Information on data protection can be found at under the heading Legal Notice.


[1] Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 May 2001 regarding public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents , OJ L 145, 31.5.2001, p. 43–48,

Document available for this Consultation
28/01/20162016/162Consultation paper - Draft Guidelines on the Market Abuse Regulation


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Asset Management BVI
Asset Management Assogestioni
Asset Management Amundi
Asset Management Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA)
Asset Management Managed Funds Association
Asset Management The Association Française de la Gestion financière (AFG)
Asset Management Schroders Investment Management Ltd
Asset Management The Investment Association
Asset Management DUFAS
Banking European Savings and Retail Banking Group
Banking Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Divsion Bank and Insurance
Banking Danish Bankers Association
Banking Danish Securities Dealers Association
Banking German Banking Industry Committee
Banking Nordic Securities Association
Banking Deutsche Bank
Banking UniCredit S.p.A.
Insurance and Pension German Insurance Association (GDV)
Investment Services Wealth Management Association
Investment Services Assosim
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Issuers Quoted Companies Alliance
Issuers Deutsches Aktieninstitut
Issuers Danish Mortgage Banks' Federation
Issuers Assonime
Issuers EuropeanIssuers
Issuers The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise (Svenskt Näringsliv)
Issuers Association of Danish Mortgage Banks
Issuers Polish Association of Listed Companies
Legal and Accountancy CMS Hasche Sigle Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern mbB
Legal and Accountancy CLLS Regulatory Law Committee
Legal and Accountancy Association of Danish Law Firms
Legal and Accountancy LSEW and COLLS
Regulated markets Nasdaq Nordic
Others Dutch Investors' Association VEB
Others Green Key Technologies
Others AMAFI
Others Afep
Others Invest Europe
Others CFA Institute
Others European Investors' Association IVZW