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04 December 2019
and Answers on the Prospectus Regulation with two new Q&As.   The two Q&As provide ... fall neatly within a specific disclosure regime. The purpose of these Q&As is to promote common ... asymmetries of information between issuers and improve investor protection. Next steps: These Q&As have ...

Q&As on the Prospectus Regulation

04 December 2019
Reference ESMA31-62-1258 Section Prospectus Type Q&A Main document esma31-62-1258_prospectus_regulation_qas.pdf Style ESMA document ...

Questions and answers on the Securitisation Regulation

15 November 2019
Reference ESMA33-128-563 Section Securitisation Type Q&A Main document esma33-128-563_questions_and_answers_on_securitisation.pdf Style ESMA document ...

ESMA updates its Q&As on the Securitisation Regulation

15 November 2019
(Q&As) on the Securitisation Regulation (Regulation 2017/2402). The majority of Q&As in this document ... disclosure which were recently published by the European Commission. In particular, the Q&As clarifies ... Q&As includes a summary table giving an easy overview of the list of Q&As. The order of some ...

ESMA provides updated Q&As, XML schema and validation rules for securitisation reporting

17 July 2019
Securitisation The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities  markets’ regulator, has today published several additional resources to assist market participants in the implementation of ESMA’s draft technical standards on discl ...

ESMA updates its Q&As relating to the Prospectus Regulation

12 July 2019
Q&As relating to Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 (the ‘Prospectus Regulation’). Three of these Q&As ... publishing twenty-two Q&As that have been updated in relation to the Prospectus Regulation. These ... Q&As were originally published in relation to Directive 2003/71/EC (the ‘Prospectus Directive’). ESMA ...

ESMA updates its Questions and Answers on the Securitisation Regulation

27 May 2019
where required. ESMA has provided these Q&As in advance of several delegated acts being adopted by ... participants should be aware that the Q&As are subject to change should the delegated acts adopted by ... to the Commission. Furthermore, ESMA reserves the right to further adjust or update the Q&As at any time. ...

Q&A on Prospectus Related Topics

11 April 2019
Reference ESMA31-62-780 Section Brexit Corporate Disclosure Corporate Finance Corporate Governance Corporate Information Prospectus Supervisory convergence Type Q&A Main document esma31-62-780_qa_on_prospectus_related_topics.pdf Style ESMA document ...

ESMA publishes the first Q&As relating to the Prospectus Regulation

27 March 2019
containing nine Q&As relating to Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 (Prospectus Regulation). The Q&As provide ... registration documents and universal registration documents. ESMA is publishing these Q&As in a new ... document in order to separate them from the Q&As published in relation to the Prospectus Directive. ...

ESMA publishes Opinion and Q&A on disclosure technical standards under the Securitisation Regulation

31 January 2019
Securitisation The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published today an Opinion containing a revised set of draft regulatory and implementing technical standards (disclosure RTS/ITS) under the Securitisation Regulation, which concern th ...

ESMA Q&As clarify prospectus and transparency rules in case of no-deal Brexit

31 January 2019
regarding the Prospectus Directive (PD) and the Transparency Directive (TD).  The Q&As clarify ... 29 March 2019 with no withdrawal agreement in place (no-deal Brexit). These Q&As will only apply ... in case of a no-deal Brexit. The Q&As provide the following clarifications in the event ...

Net short position notification thresholds for sovereign issuers

Net short thresholds
31 October 2018
According to Article 7(2) of the Short Selling Regulation, ESMA has to publish a list of the thresholds applicable to the sovereign issuers for the purpose of the notification to competent authorities of significant net short position in sovereign debt. T ...

Question and Answers (Q&A) on the Regulation on short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps (SSR)

29 May 2018
Reference ESMA70-145-408 Section Short Selling Type Q&A Main document esma70-145-408_qa_on_ssr.pdf Style ESMA document ...

ESMA adds new Q&A on profit forecasts

28 March 2018
review these Q&As and update them where required. ...

ESMA updates its Q&A on short selling

05 February 2018
Short Selling The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has updated today its  Questions & Answers (Q&A) document regarding the implementation of the Short Selling Regulation (SSR). The purpose of the Q&A document is to promote comm ...

ESMA updates its Q&A on Prospectuses

20 October 2017
to the substance of the Q&As and come as a result of the Prospectus Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 becoming ...


20 October 2017
Board of Supervisors The first conference of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), entitled  The State of European Financial Markets, took place on October 17th at the at the Westin Grand Paris – Vendôme. The event, which was attended by o ...

ESMA highlights preparations for MiFID II and Brexit as key issues at ECON hearing

09 October 2017
in the past 12 months ESMA issued a large number of guidelines and Q&As – often in response ...

European Supervisory Authorities publish Q&A on the Key Information Document (KID)

04 July 2017
Fund Management Joint Committee Today, the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) published the first set of Questions and Answers (Q&A) related to the Key Information Document (KID) requirements for Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Pro ...

Questions and Answers on Big Data

19 December 2016
Reference 2016/JCESA QA Section Joint Committee Type Q&A Main document 2016-jcesa_qa_on_big_data.pdf Style ESMA document ...