The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published a consultation paper on draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) on a European Electronic Access Point (EEAP).

The draft RTS set technical requirements regarding access to regulated information at Union level and relate to the following:

  • operation of the EEAP;
  • communication technologies used by national storage mechanisms;
  • the use of unique identifier for each user;
  • common format for the delivery of regulated information; and
  • common classification and list of types of regulated information.

The deadline for responses to the consultation paper is 30 March 2015. ESMA is required to submit the draft RTS to the European Commission for endorsement by 27 November 2015.

View Consultation Paper: Draft Regulatory Technical Standards on European Electronic Access Point (EEAP), 19 December 2014