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Thursday, 21 December 2017

EU Commission: Technical Advice on the evaluation of certain elements of the Short Selling Regulation

Technical Advice on the evaluation of certain elements of the Short Selling Regulation

Thursday 21 December 2017 13:37

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ESMA ADVISES THE COMMISSION ON SPECIFIC ELEMENTS OF THE SHORT-SELLING REGULATION

ESMA ADVISES THE COMMISSION ON SPECIFIC ELEMENTS OF THE SHORT-SELLING REGULATION

Thursday 21 December 2017 13:39

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) issues today its Technical Advice to the European Commission (EC) on how to improve the Short-Selling Regulation (SSR). 

In line with the mandate received, ESMA proposes a number of concrete amendments on controversial areas of the SSR to improve its relevance, effectiveness, coherence, and efficiency.

ESMA's Technical Advice includes proposals around the three main elements of the mandate:

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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on Syria

The EU welcomes the adoption by the UN Security Council of Resolution 2393 which extends the authorization of the cross-border humanitarian operations into Syria.

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Annual peer review of EU CCP supervision on supervisory activities on CCPs' Default Management Procedures

Thursday 21 December 2017 14:27

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ESMA review finds good supervision of CCPs' default management

ESMA review finds good supervision of CCPs' default management

Thursday 21 December 2017 14:30

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued today the results of a peer review it conducted into how national competent authorities (NCAs) ensure that central counterparties (CCPs) comply with requirements under the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). 

ESMA's peer review covered the supervision by NCAs of CCPs' default management procedures (DMP), including how they simulate the default of a clearing member (fire drills).

Overall, ESMA found that NCAs supervise DMPs adequately and that most EU CCPs have performed fire drills. However,...

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