All citizens and organisations are welcome to contribute to this consultation. Contributions are particularly sought from market participants, national governments and national competent authorities.
Period of consultation
From 14.06.2010 to 10.07.2010 (closed)
Objective of the consultation
The purpose of this public document is to consult market participants, governments, regulators and other stakeholders on possible provisions to be considered in a forthcoming Commission proposal for stand alone legislation dealing with potential risks arising from short selling.
Reason why the consultation period is less than 8 weeks
High political priority and urgency of the issue in the context
of the financial crisis and recent volatility in Euro denominated
Previous public consultation in the context of the review of the
Market Abuse Directive.
Number of responses received to this consultation
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