The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its work programme for 2015. The programme sets out how ESMA intends to achieve its statutory objectives of investor protection and stable and orderly functioning markets through its operational activities of convergence, risk monitoring and analysis, the single rulebook and supervision.

In relation to MiFID II / MiFIR the programme notes:

  • MiFID II / MiFIR guidelines due in Q4 2015;
  • MiFID II / MiFIR draft regulatory technical standards due in Q2 2015; and
  • MiFID II / MiFIR draft implementing technical standards due in Q4 2015.

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