On 11 March 2024, the European Commission published a draft Delegated Regulation amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 2022/805 as regards harmonisation of certain aspects of fees charged by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) to certain benchmark administrators. The purpose of the draft Delegated Regulation is to bring the modalities of the calculation and collection of fees for benchmark administrators into line with those applicable in other areas where ESMA charges fees. One published in the Official Journal of the EU, the Delegated Regulation applies from 1 January 2025.