Legislation applicable to the Market Abuse Directive 

Legislation relevant to the Market Abuse Directive is listed below.  Where the links provided are to www.irishstatutebook.ie users should note the disclaimer on the Irish Statute Book website.  The following list is not exhaustive and is intended to serve as a general guide only:

Acts

No. 12 of 2005 – Part 4 of the Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (as amended) 

Statutory Instruments

S.I. No. 342 of 2005  Market Abuse (Directive 2003/6/EC) Regulations 2005

More Information on Irish Legislation

Irish legislation can be accessed on the Irish Statute Book.

Legislation drafted by the Department of Finance can be accessed on the Department of Finance website.

EU Legislation

  • Directive 2003/6/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 January 2003 on insider dealing and market manipulation (market abuse)
  • Commission Directive 2003/124/EC of 22 December 2003 implementing Directive 2003/6/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the definition and public disclosure of inside information and the definition of market manipulation
  • Commission Directive 2003/125/EC of 22 December 2003 implementing Directive 2003/6/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the definition and public disclosure of investment recommendations and the disclosure of conflicts of interest
  • Commission Directive 2004/72/EC of 29 April 2004 Directive 2003/6/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards accepted market practises, the definition of inside information in relation to derivatives on commodities, the drawing up of lists of insiders, the notification of manager' transactions and the notification of suspicious transactions
  • Commission Regulation (EC) No 2273/2003 of 22 December 2003 Directive 2003/6/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards exemptions for buy-back programmes and stabilisation of financial instruments 

EU legislation can be accessed on the Eur-Lex website.