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ESMA finds continued high risks as financial markets remain highly volatile

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities regulator, today publishes the first Trends, Risks and Vulnerabilities (TRV) report of 2020. ESMA identifies continued high risks and a weaker economic outlook as markets remain highly sensitive to geopolitical events. The risk outlook is stable, however risks are high, particularly in the securities markets […]

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ESMA responds to European Commission consultation on the Benchmark Regulation review

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, has published its response to the European Commission’s (EC) Consultation on the review of the Benchmark Regulation (BMR). ESMA’s responses focus on the cessation of critical benchmarks, parity between EU and third-country benchmarks and transparency. Steven Maijoor, Chair, said: “Reliable benchmarks are crucial […]