Position papers

Response to the ESMA Consultation on ‘Guidelines on risk factors under the Prospectus Regulation’

Created: Tuesday, 09 October 2018 14:52

FESE Members welcome the opportunity to respond to ESMA’s Consultation Paper on the guidelines on risk factors under the new Prospectus Regulation.

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Feedback to FSB on LEI Implementation

Created: Monday, 24 September 2018 11:49

Following the financial crisis, improvements to the reporting and supervision of financial transactions were necessary and the G20 endorsement of the LEI system was part of measures taken with this objective in mind.  FESE fully supports the idea of the global LEI system and its members are committed to encourage firms to obtain LEIs, to promote transparency of the global financial system and facilitate regulatory supervision.

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FESE Response to the European Commission’s Regulatory Initiative to Promote SME Growth Markets

Created: Wednesday, 19 September 2018 12:22

FESE Members welcome the measures proposed by the European Commission to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)’ access to financing through public markets and to promote the use of SME Growth Markets.

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Response to the consultation on 'Amendment to Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/588 (RTS 11)'

Created: Friday, 07 September 2018 13:43

The ESMA initiative to amend RTS 11 to account for trading activity of third country instruments outside the Union is welcomed by FESE. We consider that option d) may strike a reasonable balance between the regulatory objectives of harmonising tick sizes for non-EU shares across the EU,

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FESE Position on Sustainable Finance Initiatives

Created: Wednesday, 29 August 2018 10:26

FESE welcomes and supports the commitment by the European Commission’s as part of the Action Plan on Financing Sustainable Growth to find collective solutions to the urgent threat posed by climate change and considers that initiatives on sustainable finance can complement regulatory actions taken to fight climate change.

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