EU regulations are directly applicable in all EU countries. However, in order to be fully effective some of them require the adoption of national implementing measures by EU countries (e.g. on penalties applicable in case of breach) and the subsequent notification to the Commission.
An overview of relevant regulations is provided below. The European Commission monitors the adoption and correctness of the relevant national measures.
- Regulation on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories (EMIR)
- Regulation on settlement and central securities depositories (CSDR)
- Regulation on European social entrepreneurship funds (EuSEF)
- Regulation on European venture capital funds (EuVECA)
- Market abuse regulation (MAR)
- Regulation on key information documents for packaged retail and insurance-based investment products (PRIIPs)
- Regulation on prudential requirements for credit institutions and investment firms (CRR)
- Regulation on the application of international accounting standards (IAS)
- Regulation on statutory audit of public-interest entities (Audit regulation)
- Regulation on transparency of securities financing transactions (SFTR)