Articles with tag: esma

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ESMA finds deficiencies in BaFin supervision of Wirecard's financial reporting

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 04 Nov 2020

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, has published the results of its Fast Track Peer Review which involved Wirecard and BaFin.

ESMA, BaFin, Wirecard, supervision, EU, securities markets regulator, Fast Track Peer Review, FREP, GLEFI, financial reporting

EU's proposed framework for crypto assets market

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Jul 2020

The European Commission has concluded a public consultation on crypto assets in March 2020 which follows detailed due diligence, according to Forbes.

European Commission, EU, framework, Europe, Forbes, crypto assets, market, virtual currencies, European Parliament, blockchain observatory, legislation, European Securities and Markets Authority, ESMA, European Banking Authority, EBA, European Crowdfunding Service Providers Regulation

SmartStream launches API for companies' SFTR compliance needs

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 23 Jun 2020

Financial service provider SmartStream has extended its RDU SFTR service to include an API for companies to meet the ESMA SFTR deadline.

SmartStream, API, RDU, SFTR, ESMA, deadline, control framework, compliance, ISIN LEI coverage

Sweden's financial supervisory authority selects BearingPoint's Abacus Regulator

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 13 May 2020

Sweden-based financial supervisory authority, Finansinspektionen, has selected BearingPoint’s Abacus Regulator for enhancing their data collection processes, monitoring and analysis.

Finansinspektionen, BearingPoint, Abacus Regulator, Sweden, financial, data, EBA, EIOPA, ESMA, software, banks, GCC

ESMA aims to develop legal framework for cryptocurrencies in 2020

News | Cryptocurrencies | 10 Jan 2020

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has announced plans to push for more regulation around cryptocurrencies and related products in 2020.

European Securities and Markets Authority, ESMA, cryptocurrency, regulation, Europe

ESAs agree money laundering and terrorist financing still a concern in Europe

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 08 Oct 2019

Three European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) have published their second joint opinion on the money laundering (ML) and terrorist financing (TF) risks impacting the European Union’s (EU) financial industry.

money laundering, ML, terrorist financing, European Union, financial industry, European Banking Authority, ESMA

Crypto-assets under legal microscope: a summary of ESMA Advice on ICOs and crypto-assets

Voice of the Industry | Expert Opinion | 08 Mar 2019

Crypto-assets have drawn significant attention globally, amid rising concerns over the risks surrounding transactions with these assets.

cryptocurrency, ICO, ESMA, transactions, regulations, government, DLT, token, digital wallets, miners, payments, banks, fiat money, risks

EBA and ESMA ask for cryptocurrency and ICO regulations

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 Jan 2019

Two European financial authorities have published reports calling for a European Union-wide approach to cryptocurrency and ICO regulation to help ensure investor protection.

ESMA, EBA, cryptocurrency, crypto assets, regulation ICO, Europe

EUs securities watchdog studying crypto assets case by case

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Oct 2018

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has started to examine every initial coin offering (ICO) to see whether it should be regulated.

European Securities and Markets Authority, ESMA, crypto assets, ICO, regulators, Bitcoin, tokens

European Markets Authority hardens rules on crypto derivatives

News | Cryptocurrencies | 02 Apr 2018

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has hardened its stance on cryptocurrency derivative contracts.

European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), cryptocurrency derivative, cryptocurrency, crypto, regulation, Europe

ESMA releases statement on LEI implementation under MiFID II

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 28 Dec 2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued a statement to support the implementation of Legal Entity Identifiers (LEI) requirements under the MiFIR.

ESMA, European Securities and Markets Authority, Legal Entity Identifiers

ESMA: can the DLT impact on securities markets be predicted?

News | Cryptocurrencies | 26 Jan 2017

A senior risk analysis officer for the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has argued that it is too early to predict the full regulatory impact of distributed ledger technology (DLT).

European Securities and Markets Authority, ESMA, distributed ledger technology, DLT, securities, blockchain