The three European Supervisory Authorities (ESA – ESMA, EBA and EIOPA) have today written a letter to the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) regarding the endorsement process of the International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 17.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), in its annual report on prospectus activity, has found that in 2017 the number of prospectus approvals across the European Economic Area (EEA) increased by around 1.9% compared to 2016 (from 3499 to 3567). The growth in prospectus approvals puts an end to a decade-long decline observed since the start of the financial crisis.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has updated its public register with the latest set of double volume cap (DVC) data under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II).
Steven Maijoor, Chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), has delivered a statement to the Economic & Monetary Affair Committee (ECON) at the European Parliament as part of the annual hearing of the chairs of the three European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs).
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has announced the withdrawal of MiFID guidelines on systems and controls in an automated trading environment for trading platforms, investments firms and competent authorities.
The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) wrote a letter to the European Commission expressing their concerns regarding the possibility of duplicating information requirements for investment funds from 1 January 2020 and the importance of legislative changes to avoid such a situation.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has agreed to renew the restriction on the marketing, distribution or sale of contracts for differences (CFDs) to retail clients, in effect since 1 August, from 1 November 2018 for a further three-month period.