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Consultation on the harmonisation of securities law

Consultation on the harmonisation of securities law

Policy field(s)
Internal Market / A Single Market for Services / Financial services / Securities law

Target group(s)
All citizens and organisations are welcome to contribute to this consultation. Contributions are particularly sought from representatives of Member States’ authorities, central securities depositories, account providers (credit institutions, investment firms, and others), issuers and investors (including consumers).

Period of consultation
From 05.11.2010 to 01.01.2011 - closed.
Due to many requests, we will take into account late answers coming in before 21.01.2011

Objective of the consultation
Obtaining advice from Member States, market participants and other stakeholders, in particular investors, on a certain number of principles, on which the Commission could base its future legislative proposals in order to improve the EU-wide legal framework for cross-border transfers of securities.

View the Consultation document

Background information

Contact details
Responsible service:Directorate General Internal Market and Services
Directorate Financial Services Policy and Financial Markets,
Financial Market Infrastructure Unit.
Postal address:
European Commission, DG Internal Market and Services
1049 Brussels

Number of answers received

Results of consultation and next steps