Consultation on draft guidelines on the Market Abuse Regulation

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Market Abuse
Market Integrity

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.

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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,

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Asset Management DUFAS
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Asset Management BVI
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Legal and Accountancy Association of Danish Law Firms
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Legal and Accountancy LSEW and COLLS
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Asset Management Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA)
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