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Alignment of MiFIR with the changes introduced by EMIR Refit
04 October 2019
Reference ESMA70-156-1555 Section MiFID- Secondary Markets Post Trading Type Consultation Paper ...
Opinion to support supervisory convergence in the area of secondary markets in the context of the United Kingdom withdrawing from the European Union
13 July 2017
Reference ESMA70-154-270 Section Brexit MiFID- Secondary Markets Supervisory convergence Type ...
Opinion to support supervisory convergence in the area of investment firms in the context of the United Kingdom withdrawing from the European Union
13 July 2017
Reference ESMA35-43-762 Section Brexit MiFID- Investor Protection Supervisory convergence Type ...
Technical advice to the Commission on fees for TRs under SFTR and on certain amendments of for fees under EMIR
19 December 2016
Annex II includes the Commission’s mandate to ESMA. The amendments to fees under EMIR that are consulted ...
Reasons for publication On 15 January 2016 the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) received a formal request from the European Commission (Commission) to provide technical advice to assist the Commission in formulating a Regulation on fees for Trade Repositories (TRs) under SFTR by a...
Guidelines on participant default rules and procedures under CSDR
31 May 2016
the proposed guidelines. Annex I sets out a summary of the questions contained in this paper and Annex II ...
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) under Article 41(4) of Regulation (EU) No 909/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council on improving securities settlement in the European Union and on central securities depositories and amending Directives 98/26/EC and 2014/65/EU and...
Consultation Paper on draft regulatory technical standards under the ELTIF Regulation
31 July 2015
document will be of interest to (i) ELTIF managers and their trade associations, (ii) alternative ...
Responding to this paper 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: 1. respond to the question stated;2. indicate the specific question to which the comment relates;3. contain a clear...
ESMA's opinion to the European Parliament, Council and Commission and responses to the call for evidence on the functioning of the AIFMD EU passport and of the National Private Placement Regimes
30 July 2015
constitutes a “professional investor”; ii) varying interpretations of what activities constitute “marketing” ...
AIFMD and the request to ESMA for an Opinion In accordance with Articles 36 and 42 of the AIFMD, non-EU AIFMs and non-EU AIFs managed by EU AIFMs are subject to the NPPR of each of the Member States where the AIFs are marketed or managed. However, the AIFMD makes provision for the passport, which...
Guidelines on sound remuneration policies under the UCITS Directive and AIFMD
23 July 2015
remuneration are marked up against the AIFMD provisions. Annex II sets out the list of questions contained in ...
Reasons for publication Article 14a(4) of Directive 2009/65/EC (“UCITS Directive”), as amended by Directive 2014/91/EU (“UCITS V Directive”) provides that ESMA shall issue guidelines addressed to competent authorities or financial market participants concerning the application of the remuneration...
Opinion on draft RTS on the Clearing Obligation
29 January 2015
derivative contracts referred to in Article 4(1)(b)(ii) of EMIR. Background and Procedure On 1 October 2014, ...
Legal Basis According to Article 5(2) of Regulation (EU) No 648/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012 on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories (EMIR), the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) shall develop draft regulatory technical...
Guidelines on asset segregation under the AIFMD
01 December 2014
associations, (ii) alternative investment funds managers and their trade associations, as well as (iii) ...
Who should read this paper This document will be of interest to (i) depositaries of alternative investment funds and their delegates (including prime brokers and collateral managers) and their trade associations, (ii) alternative investment funds managers and their trade associations, as well as (...
Draft Guidelines on sound remuneration policies under the AIFMD
28 June 2012
Annex II of the AIFMD establishes a set of rules (largely inspired from the provisions ... to develop guidelines on sound remuneration policies which comply with Annex II of the AIFMD. This ...
Annex II of the AIFMD establishes a set of rules (largely inspired from the provisions of Directive 2006/48/EC, the “CRD”) with which AIFMs have to comply when establishing and applying the remuneration policies for certain categories of their staff. Article 13(2) of the AIFMD requires ESMA to...