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Consultation on the review of the European System of Financial Supervision

Policy Field

  • Internal Market, Financial Services

Target group

All interested stakeholders. Contributions are particularly sought from national and international public authorities; financial services companies and universities.


  • From 26.04.2013 to 31.07.2013 – (closed).


The European System of Financial Supervision (ESFS) has been in operation for two years. The regulations establishing the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) and the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) include provisions for the Commission to review their structure and performance within the ESFS and the ESFS as a whole. The purpose of the consultation is to gather responses from citizens, organizations and public authorities to inform the Review.

The questionnaire contains questions about the effectiveness and efficiency of the ESFS and its constituent agencies. It also asks for suggestions to improve the existing structure.

How to submit your contribution

The participation period to this consultation is now over.

Received contributions will be published on the Internet. It is important to read the Specific privacy statementpdf(30 KB) Choose translations of the previous link  attached to this consultation for information on how your personal data and contribution will be dealt with.

Reference documents and other related consultations

Contact details

Responsible services:
DG Internal Market and Services (DG MARKT),
DG Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN)
Postal address:
European Commission
Rue de Spa 2
1049 Brussels

Number of responses received to this consultation

94 contributions were received, of which 4 confidential responses.

Results of consultation and next steps

The Report on the operation of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) and the European System of Financial Supervision (ESFS) is expected to be published by end 2013.

Protection of personal data and privacy statement