Pan European financial regulator ESMA has announced an extension of at least four weeks to a number of consultations it currently has active, due to the chaos being caused by the Coronavirus in Europe.

ESMA stated that the extensions apply to the following consultations:

  • Consultation on Guidelines on Internal Controls for CRAs
  • Consultation on MiFIR report on SI
  • Guidelines on securitisation repository data completeness and consistency thresholds
  • Consultation on MiFID II/ MiFIR review report on the transparency regime for equity
  • Draft Regulatory Technical Standards under the Benchmarks Regulation
  • Draft technical standards on the provision of investment services and activities in the Union by third-country firms under MiFID II and MiFIR
  • Consultation paper on MiFIR Review Report on Transparency for Non-equity TOD

More information on the matter and the new consultation deadline dates can be found here on ESMA’s web