On 12 September 2019, there was published in the Official Journal of the EU, Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 190/2019 of 10 July 2019 amending Annex IX (Financial services) and Annex XIX (Consumer protection) to the EEA Agreement.

The decision states that Annexes IX and XIX to the EEA Agreement should be amended to incorporate the EU Benchmarks Regulation (BMR). The decision specifies adaptations to the reading of certain provisions in the BMR for the purposes of the EEA Agreement, intended to make it legally effective in the context of the EEA.

The decision enters into force on 11 July 2019, or on the day following the last notification under Article 103(1) of the EEA Agreement, whichever is later.