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ESMA appoints new chairs to Standing Committees
29 September 2017
Corporate Information Innovation and Products Market Integrity MiFID- Secondary Markets Post Trading Type ...
Product Intervention - General Statement
28 June 2017
being discussed for (i) CFDs and rolling spot forex and (ii) binary options include proposals that take ... speculative products to retail investors under MiFID published 31 March 2017 |  ESMA/2016/1166 Warning ... MiFID- Investor Protection Type Statement Main document ...
This statement provides an update on the European Securities and Markets Authority’s (ESMA) work in relation to the sale of contracts for differences (CFDs), binary options and other speculative products to retail investors. ESMA has been concerned about the provision of speculative products such...
Press Release - Investment-based crowdfunding needs EU-wide common approach
18 December 2014
Instruments Directive (MiFID), the Prospectus Directive, the Directive for Alternative Investment Fund ... include: the impact of the Prospects Directive thresholds; capital requirements and the use of the MiFID ... those platforms that currently operate outside of the scope of MiFID The Opinion and Advice have been ...
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published an Opinion along with an Advice on Investment-based crowdfunding. The Opinion clarifies the EU rules applicable to crowdfunding, while the Advice highlights issues for consideration by the EU institutions to achieve greater...
Consultation paper on draft RTS on prospectus related issues under the Omnibus II Directive
26 September 2014
2014-1186_consultation_paper_on_omnibus_ii_rts.pdf Style ESMA document ...
ESMA invites comments on all matters in this paper and in particular on the specific questions summarised in Annex I. Comments are most helpful if they:• respond to the question stated;• indicate the specific question to which they relate;• contain a clear rationale; and• describe any alternatives...
ESMA issues good practices for structured retail product governance
27 March 2014
2014/334 Section MiFID- Investor Protection Innovation and Products Type Press Release Main document ...
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published an opinion on structured retail products, setting out good practices for firms when manufacturing and distributing these products.
Structured Retail Products - Good practices for product governance arrangements
27 March 2014
Instruments Directive (MiFID) and its implementing measures (notably, Directive 2006/73/EC), the regulatory ... developments arising from the MiFID review or existing product rules that may apply to SRPs. 4. ESMA’s ... in particular, (i) the complexity of the SRPs they manufacture or distribute, (ii) the nature and ...
Legal basis 1. Regulation (EU) No 1095/2010 (ESMA Regulation) sets out the European Securities and Markets Authority’s (ESMA) scope of action, tasks and powers which include “enhancing customer protection”, and “foster[ing] investor protection”. 2. In order to continue delivering on this investor...
Comparison of liability regimes in Member States in relation to the Prospectus Directive
10 June 2013
Report Comparison of liability regimes in Member States in relation to the Prospectus Directive Annex II Comparative ...
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published a report on the Comparison of liability regimes in Member States in relation to the Prospectus Directive. This is the first report of its kind and provides a comparison of liability regimes covering the EEA – comprising the 27 EU...
Comparative table of responses from EEA States
2013/619 Annex II
10 June 2013
Reference 2013/619 Annex II Section Prospectus Type Report Main document 2013-619b_ann_ii_report ... _liability_regimes_under_the_prospectus_directive_annex_ii_published_on_website.pdf Style ESMA document ...