ESMA announces key priorities for 2020-22

ESMA Guidelines and Recommendations

On 9 January 2020, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, published its Strategic Orientation for 2020-22. The Strategic Orientation sets out ESMA’s future focus and objectives and reflects its expanded responsibilities and powers following the ESAs Review, and EMIR 2.2, which increases its focus on supervisory convergence, strengthens its role in building the Capital Markets Union (CMU) and gives it with more direct supervision responsibilities.