On 13 March 2024, the European Parliament issued a press release stating that it had adopted its first reading position on the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) proposal, which allows consumers to, submit complaints against traders to entities offering independent, fast and affordable consumer redress.

Since they were established in 2013, the EU’s rules

On 18 July 2023, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published its 2022 reports on the use by Member State competent authorities (NCAs) of sanctions under the UCITS Directive and the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). The reports are drafted pursuant to Article 99e(1) of the UCITS

On the 28 October 2022, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) issued its public statement setting out the European common enforcement priorities (ECEP) for the 2022 annual financial reports of issuers admitted to trading on EEA regulated markets.

The recommendations in the statement will be considered by national enforcers when they monitor

On 8 July 2022, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published the following reports:

This week, the European Commission is reportedly expected to present a legal proposal to make the evasion of sanctions an EU crime. This step will equip EU countries with a legal tool to confiscate frozen assets as part of the measures taken against Russia. It is estimated that to date around €30 billion in assets

On 23 November 2021, the European Securities and Markets Authority published its annual report on administrative and criminal sanctions, as well as other administrative measures, issued across the European Union under the Market Abuse Regulation in 2020.

The annual report describes an increase in the number of administrative sanctions and measures in 2020 compared to

A new episode of RT Plus is available now to stream and download. This episode features Celia Cohen and Samuel Ramer, both of whom are partners in NRF’s US practice. This podcast will be of particular interest to US based firms but also to non-US firms that have some dealings with the US.

In this

On 20 July 2021, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) issued its latest report in the use of supervisory sanctions by Member State competent authorities (NCAs) under the UCITS IV Directive. The report has been prepared in accordance with Article 99e(1) of the UCITS IV Directive and covers the period

On 20 July 2021, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) issued its second annual report on the use by Member State competent authorities (NCAs) of sanctions under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). The report has been prepared in accordance with Article 48(3) AIFMD. It contains information

On 19 July 2021, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published its third report on the use of sanctions and measures by Member State competent authorities (NCAs) under MiFID II. Overall, in 23 (out of 30) EU/EEA Member States, NCAs imposed a total of 613 sanctions and measures in 2020