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On 30 April 2024, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published the results of the annual transparency calculations for non-equity instruments, bond liquidity data and quarterly systematic internaliser (SI) calculations under MiFID II and MiFIR.

Annual transparency calculations for non-equity instruments

The results of the annual transparency calculations for non-equity

In the latest instalment of our Regulation Around the World series, Financial Services partners in over 10 jurisdictions review recent steps that financial services regulatory authorities have taken as regards investment research.

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On 24 April 2024, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a follow up report which sets out the main outcomes of the global central counterparty (CCP) fire drill that took place during the week starting 13 November 2023. The exercise involved over 30 global CCPs running a simulation of

On 22 April 2024, the European Parliament issued a press release stating that it had adopted its position at first reading on the draft Directive on payment services and electronic money services in the internal market (PSD3) and the draft Payment Services Regulation (PSR).

The press release provides that MEPs adopted

On 16 April 2024, the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) published a report on operational policy tools for cyber resilience.

The report builds on the ESRB’s extensive work on how to mitigate risks from a systemic cyber incident. This includes the ESRB’s reports on:

On 11 April 2024, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a Follow-up Report to the Peer Review into supervisory actions aiming at enhancing the quality of data reported under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). The follow up updates on the actions that Member State competent authorities (NCAs

De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) and the Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) have published a joint report regarding the impact of the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the financial sector and regulatory oversight. This underscores the growing importance of AI in the financial sector and the regulatory authorities’

On 3 April 2024, the Chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) Verena Ross, wrote a letter to Mairead McGuinness (European Commissioner for Financial Services, Financial Stability and Capital Markets), Irene Tinagli (Chair of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs) and Vincent van Peteghem (President of the Economic and Financial

On 24 May 2023, the European Commission published its Retail Investment Strategy (RIS), a legislative package intended to empower retail investors to take more informed investment decisions that would better correspond to their investment needs and objectives.

The RIS comprises of a Directive as regards the EU retail investor protection rules. This Omnibus

On 27 March 2024, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a statement on deprioritising supervisory actions linked to the clearing obligation for third-country pension scheme arrangements (TC PSA), pending the finalisation of the review of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).  The Council of the EU and