Thursday August 8 2019
News Source: Global Disclosures
Focus: Short Selling
Country: European Union
On 2nd August 2019, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published the list of market makers and authorised primary dealers who are using the exemption under Regulation on short selling and credit default swap.
According to Article 17(13) of Regulation (EU) No 236/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 March 2012 on short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps (the Short Selling Regulation – SSR), ESMA shall publish and keep up to date on its website a list of market makers and authorised primary dealers who are using the exemption under the Short Selling Regulation.
The data provided in this list have been compiled from notifications of Member States’ competent authorities to ESMA under Article 17(12) of the SSR.
Among the EEA countries, the SSR is applicable in Norway as of 1 January 2017. It will be applicable in the other EEA countries (Iceland and Liechtenstein) upon implementation of the Regulation under the EEA agreement.
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