ESMA publishes its 2020 annual report on the EU market abuse sanctions

Market Abuse

Date: 31 January 2022
On 23 November 2021, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), published its annual report on administrative and criminal sanctions, as well as other administrative measures, issued across the European Union under the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) in 2020. The Report found that National Competent Authorities (NCAs) and other authorities imposed a total of €17.5 million in fines related to 541 administrative and criminal actions under MAR.