Legislation

Relevant legislation is listed below. Where the links provided are to http://eur-lex.europa.eu/, users should note the disclaimer on the EUR-Lex website. The following list is not exhaustive and is intended to serve as a general guide only:

 

Level 1

Regulation (EU) 2016/1011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2016 on indices used as benchmarks in financial instrument and financial contracts or to measure the performance of investment funds

Level 2

  • Commission delegated regulation (EU) supplementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1011 of the European Parliament and of the Council specifying technical elements of the definitions laid down in paragraph 1 of Article 3 of the Regulation
  • Commission delegated regulation (EU) supplementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1011 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to specifying how the criteria of Article 20(1)(c)(iii) are to be applied for assessing whether certain events would result in significant and adverse impacts on market integrity, financial stability, consumers, the real economy or the financing of households and businesses in one or more Member States
  • Commission delegated regulation (EU) supplementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1011 of the European Parliament and of the Council specifying how the nominal amount of financial instruments other than derivatives, the notional amount of derivatives and the net asset value of investment funds are to be assessed
  • Commission delegated regulation (EU) supplementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1011 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to the establishment of the conditions to assess the impact resulting from the cessation of or change to existing benchmarks

Level 3

Information on the Benchmarks Regulation.