On 2 February 2024, the European Securities and Markets Authority updated its Q&As on the following topics:

  • Credit Rating Agencies Regulation:
  • Discontinuation of credit ratings
  • European Market Infrastructure Regulation:
  • ETDs Reporting Question
  • Reporting under STM/CTM model
  • Update of the client codes
  • Reporting of a Counterparty falling within scope of Article 1(4)(a) and (b)
  • Portability of Schedules
  • Subsidiaries
  • Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation:
  • New CASPs established before (and after) 30 December 2024
  • Passporting rights for entities benefiting from grandfathering
  • Prohibition of monetary and non-monetary benefits
  • Provision of crypto-asset services by credit institutions
  • Notifications under Article 60
  • Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation:
  • Transaction reporting

This follows ESMA’s objective of ensuring consistent application of the EU Single Rulebook for financial services.