The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, has published its latest edition of its Spotlight on Markets Newsletter.
Your one-stop-shop in the world of EU financial markets focused in April on the advice to the European Commission on elements of retail investor protection. In addition, the European Supervisory Authorities’ (ESAs) published their Annual Report providing a detailed account of joint work completed over the past year. The main areas of cross-sectoral focus continued to be joint risk assessment, enhancement of consumer protection, development of the regulatory and supervisory frameworks for sustainable finance and securitisation.
Also in April, ESMA Chair, Verena Ross, delivered the closing remarks at the launch of the EU Digital Finance Platform event organised by the European Commission, where she talked about the support for innovation facilitators, the work of the European Forum of Innovation Facilitators as well as the Cross-Border Testing Framework.
- ESAs first joint risk assessment report, 2022
- ESMA fourth annual statistical report
- ESMA response to the EC consultation on a targeted review of EMIR with respect to the EU central clearing framework
- Annual transparency calculations for non-equity instruments other than bonds and the quarterly systematic internaliser calculations