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2014

15.04.2014
European Parliament adopts the updated rules for Markets in Financial Instruments (MiFID II) (STATEMENT/14/129)
04.02.2014
The European Parliament endorses the Commission’s proposal for a Directive on criminal sanctions for market abuse (MEMO/14/77)
14.01.2014
The European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement on updated rules for markets in financial instruments. (MEMO/14/15)

2013

16.12.2013
Commission adopts the Report on the evaluation of the Regulation (EU) No 236/2012 on short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps
23.10.2013
The Commission sent a mandate to ESMA for advice on possible delegated acts concerning the Market Abuse Regulationpdf Choose translations of the previous link 
18.09.2013
Commission proposes new measures to restore confidence in benchmarks following LIBOR and EURIBOR scandals (IP/13/841)
10.09.2013
The European Parliament endorses the political agreement on new European rules for market abuse (MEMO/13/773)
18.06.2013
Stricter rules for credit rating agencies to enter into force (IP/13/555)
12.06.2013
European Parliament endorses the new Accounting and Transparency Directives
03.06.2013
Crowdfunding: which framework(s) should be set up at the European level in order to embrace its potential while minimising the risks? Speech by Commissionner Barnier at the workshop on crowdfunding. (SPEECH/13/492)
30.05.2013
Revision of the Transparency Directive: Commissioner Barnier welcomes the agreement reached by the European Parliament and the Council (MEMO/13/483)
08.02.2013
The Commission has published today a summary of contributions to the public consultation on benchmarks which was held between September and the end of November 2012. (MEX/13/0208)
16.01.2013
Tougher credit rating rules confirmed by European Parliament's vote (MEMO/13/13)

2012

07.12.2012
Market abuse: Justice Ministers agree Commission proposals on criminal sanctions (MEMO/12/963)
29.11.2012
Commission launches a consultation on integrated parcel delivery market to boost e-commerce in the EU (IP/12/1289)
16.10.2012
Commission publishes rules enabling the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) to impose fines on credit rating agencies (CRAs) (MEX/12/1016 Choose translations of the previous link )
05.10.2012
Commission decision on equivalence of regulatory framework of the US, Canada and Australia (MEX/12/1005 Choose translations of the previous link )
05.09.2012
Consultation on benchmarks and market indices (IP/12/939 Choose translations of the previous link )
25.07.2012
Libor scandal: Commission proposes EU-wide action to fight rate-fixing (IP/12/846 Choose translations of the previous link )
05.07.2012
Commission adopts rules on the ban on uncovered sovereign credit default swaps and short sales of shares and sovereign debt (IP/12/746 Choose translations of the previous link )
03.07.2012
Commission proposes legislation to improve consumer protection in financial services (IP/12/736 Choose translations of the previous link )
29.06.2012
Short selling: Commission adopts technical standards (IP/12/727 Choose translations of the previous link )
02.04.2012
Credit rating agencies will start paying fees for their supervision (MEX/12/0402)

2011

15.11.2011
Commission wants better quality credit ratings (IP/11/1355 Choose translations of the previous link )
25.10.2011
More responsible businesses can foster more growth in Europe (IP/11/1238 Choose translations of the previous link )
20.10.2011
New rules for more efficient, resilient and transparent financial markets in Europe (IP/11/1219 Choose translations of the previous link )
20.10.2011
European Commission seeks criminal sanctions for insider dealing and market manipulation to improve deterrence and market integrity (IP/11/1218 Choose translations of the previous link )
20.10.2011
Getting tough on insider dealing and market manipulation (IP/11/1217 Choose translations of the previous link )
02.02.2011
The Commission calls for action on commodities and raw materials (IP/11/122 Choose translations of the previous link )

2010

11.12.2010
Directive 2010/73/EUpdf PDF of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 November 2010 amending Directives 2003/71/EC on the prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading and 2004/109/EC on the harmonisation of transparency requirements in relation to information about issuers whose securities are admitted to trading on a regulated market
05.11.2010
The European Commission consults on further policy in the field of credit rating agencies (IP/10/1471 Choose translations of the previous link )
30.09.2010
Commission requests Portugal to ensure proper application of EU rules for investment funds (IP/10/1246 Choose translations of the previous link )
30.09.2010
Payment services: Commission refers Poland to Court for not implementing EU rules (IP/10/1249 Choose translations of the previous link )
28.09.2010
Commission adopts a Decision on the recognition of the legal and supervisory framework of Japan as equivalent to the requirements of Regulation (EC) No 1060/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on credit rating agencies
15.09.2010
Commission adopts proposal for a Regulation on short selling and certain aspects of Credit Default Swaps
30.07.2010
Public hearing on the “Review of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)” (20/21.09.2010)
12.07.2010
Commission proposes package to boost consumer protection and confidence in financial services (IP/10/918 Choose translations of the previous link )
28.06.2010
Consultation on market abuse directive
14.06.2010
Consultation on short selling
27.05.2010
Commission reviews the operation of Transparency Directive and calls for views on future changes
25.05.2010
Public hearing “Market abuse: promoting deterrence, market integrity and investor protection” (02.07.2010)
06.05.2010
Conference on the operation of the Transparency Directive 2004/109/EC (11.06.2010)
05.05.2010
Commission calls on Hungary to implement Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) (IP/10/497 Choose translations of the previous link )
05.05.2010
Commission acts to put an end to special rights of the Greek state in the Public Power Corporation (IP/10/503 Choose translations of the previous link )
02.05.2010
Commission proposes improved EU supervision of Credit Rating Agencies and launches debate on corporate governance in financial institutions (IP/10/656 Choose translations of the previous link )