ESMA introduced the consultation on the following paper:

  • Consultation Paper on MAR Technical Advice on imaginable delegated acts. This contains minimal thresholds for the goal of the exemption for positive members in the emission allowance marketplace from the requirement to publicly divulge inside of data (remaining date for responses is 15 October 2014);

As the new MiFID/R classifies emission allowances as a financial tool, the consultations on the following papers are additionally of relevance for emission allowances in addition to their derivatives:

  • Consultation Paper on MAR draft Technical Standards (remaining date for responses is 15 October 2014).
  • Consultation Paper on MiFID/MiFIR Technical Advice (remaining date for responses is 1 August 2014);
  • Discussion Paper on MiFID/MiFIR draft Technical Standards (remaining date for responses is 1 August 2014);

Furthermore, ESMA will get ready suitable draft regulatory technical requirements when it comes to the post-trade infrastructure for the financial markets, together with the Central Securities Depositories Regulation, and factor consultation papers on them.

The Commission invitations all carbon marketplace members to supply their perspectives on those and different impending consultations to make sure that they are taken into due account in the ultimate proposals.

Further consultations might be revealed sooner or later on ESMA’s website.


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