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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...
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...
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...
ESMA Technical advice on equivalence of Japan for CCP II - Commodities CCPs
30 January 2014
2014-esma-123_-_esma_technical_advice_on_equivalence_of_japan_for_ccp_ii_u_-_commodities_ccps.pdf Style ESMA document ...
ESMA delivers second set of advice on EMIR equivalence Following its technical advice published on 9 September 2013, the European Securities and Market Authority (ESMA) has published a supplement to its advice to the European Commission on the equivalence of the regulatory regime for central...