Investment services and regulated markets - Markets in financial instruments directive (MiFID)

Investment services and regulated markets - Markets in financial instruments directive (MiFID)

EU laws aimed at making financial markets more efficient, resilient and transparent, and at strengthening the protection of investors.

Short selling

Short selling

EU rules regulating short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps

Securitisation

Securitisation

Commission proposal to free up capital for economic growth through simple, transparent and standardised securitisation.

Securities prospectus

Securities prospectus

EU rules on the information that must be provided by companies that want to attract investors, raise capital and finance their growth.

Ensuring the integrity of securities markets

Ensuring the integrity of securities markets

EU laws aimed at ensuring the integrity of securities markets, including rules on financial benchmarks and safeguards against market abuse.

Investor compensation schemes

Investor compensation schemes

EU rules to compensate investors when investment firms fail to return their assets.