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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 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 ...


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 ...

Product Intervention - General Statement

28 June 2017
has previously published a number of Q&As on CFDs and other speculative products [1] to foster ...

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 ...

European Supervisory Authorities plan to issue Q&As on PRIIPS

01 July 2016
Fund Management Joint Committee The Joint Committee of the three European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) – EBA, EIOPA and ESMA – has published today a letter to the European Parliament and European Council on the supervisory convergence work by the ESAs i ...

Short Selling

15 August 2015
Q&As ESMA has published a Questions and Answers (Q&A) document that clarifies the technical aspects ...

Questions and Answers: Investment-based crowdfunding: money laundering/terrorist financing

01 July 2015
Reference 2015/1005 Section Innovation and Products Type Q&A Main document esma_2015_1005_qa_crowdfunding_money_laundering_and_terrorist_financing.pdf Style ESMA document ...

Q&A on Implementation of the Regulation on short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps (2nd update)

30 January 2013
Reference 2013/159 Section Short Selling Type Q&A Main document 2013-159.pdf Style ESMA document ...

ESMA publishes a Q&A on Short-Selling Regulation

13 September 2012
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published a Q&A on the Implementation of the Regulation on short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps.The purpose of the Q&A is to promote common supervisory approaches and pr ...