Library of the Joint Committee


ESAs Final Report on EMIR draft RTS with regards to intragroup contracts

This final report presents new draft amending regulatory technical standards (RTS) on the risk mitigation techniques for OTC derivative contracts not cleared by a CCP (bilateral margining) that the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) have developed under Article 11(15) of EMIR1 . The draft RTS...

Clarifications on the ESAs’ draft RTS under SFDR


Joint ESAs Report on the withdrawal of authorisation for serious breaches of AML/CFT rules

Report, which provides a comprehensive analysis on the completeness, adequacy and uniformity of the applicable laws and practices on the withdrawal of license for serious breaches of the rules on anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT).

Joint ESA Supervisory Statement on expectations regarding the 'What is this product' section in PRIIPs KID

The objective of this Supervisory Statement is to achieve a high, effective and consistent level of regulation and national supervision promoting a level playing field and the protection of retail investors. The ‘What is this product?’ section is the first descriptive section of the KID and is an...
Regulation | PRIIPs

Technical advice on the review of PRIIPs Regulation

This Report presents the European Supervisory Authorities’ (ESAs) technical advice to the Commission on Regulation (EU) No 1286/2014 (PRIIPs Regulation) 1 following a request received from the Commission on 27 July 20212 . It will serve as input to the Commission’s work to develop a strategy for...

Joint Committee Annual Report 2021

In 2021, the Joint Committee under the chairmanship of the ESMA, continued to have a central role for the coordination and exchange of information between the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs), the European Commission (EC) and the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB). The main areas of cross-...
Risk assessment

Joint Committee Report on risks and vulnerabilities in the EU financial system - Spring 2022

The report highlights the increasing vulnerabilities across the financial sector as well as the rise of environmental and cyber risks. It also includes a preliminary assessment of the consequences of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Supervision | Digitalisation

Warning to consumers on the risks of crypto-assets

The European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, ESMA and EIOPA – the ESAs) warn consumers that many crypto-assets are highly risky and speculative. The ESAs set out key steps consumers can take to ensure they make informed decisions. This warning comes in the context of growing consumer activity and...

Joint ESAs Report on Digital Finance

This report sets out the findings and advice of the ESAs in response to the European Commission’s Call for Advice on digital finance and related issues. It covers cross-sectoral and sector-specific market developments in the three key areas identified in the Call for Advice, and the risks and...
Financial literacy and education

Repository of national financial education initiatives on digitalisation

The repository contains 127 national initiatives that provide consumers with helpful information on how to improve their financial literacy. If you are interested in initiatives aimed to help consumers find their way in the insurance and pensions sectors, check our Financial education map .

List of Financial Conglomerates 2021


Final Report on draft Regulatory Technical Standards

The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) have developed through the Joint Committee (JC) draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) with regard to the content and presentation of disclosures under Articles 8(4), 9(6) and 11(5) of Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 (‘Sustainable Finance Disclosure...

Report on the independence of National Competent Authorities

The report takes stock of the situation on NCAs independence along key aspects i.e. operational independence, financial independence, personal independence as well as accountability and transparency. It should be noted that this report does not represent an assessment of NCAs independence. Rather...

2022 Work Programme of the Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities

In 2022 the Joint Committee work will continue to focus on the area of consumer and investor protection, retail financial services, retail investment products and prudential analysis of cross-sectoral developments, risks and vulnerabilities for financial stability, cybersecurity, financial...
Risk assessment

Joint Committee Report on risks and vulnerabilities in the Eu financial system - Autumn 2021

The report highlights the increasing vulnerabilities across the financial sector, the rise seen in terms of cyber risk and the materialisation of event-driven risks.

Amended Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on the mapping of credit assessments of External Credit Assessment Institutions (ECAIs)

The amendments of the Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) reflect: the recognition of two new credit rating agencies (CRAs); the outcome of a monitoring exercise on the adequacy of existing mappings; and the deregistration of a number of CRAs. The ITS are part of the EU Single Rulebook for...

List of Financial Conglomerates 2020


Joint committee report on the implementation and functioning of the securitisation regulation

This report aims to identify the status of the application of the Securitisation Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2017/24021) (SECR) as well as some initial inconsistencies and challenges that occurred in the first years of implementation of the SECR and which may affect the overall efficiency and...