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How to submit a Joint ESAs Q&A?

In accordance with Article 16b) of the ESAs  founding Regulation, stakeholders can submit questions on the practical application or implementation of the provisions of legislative acts that are under the joint remit of the ESAs, as well as the Technical Standards, Guidelines and Recommendations adopted under these legislative acts.

Questions should relate to the practical application or implementation of provisions of the relevant Legal Act and/or associated Delegated or Implementing Acts, RTS, ITS, Guidelines, or Recommendations. They should be as short and concise as possible. Questions that require the interpretation of EU law it will be forwarded to the European Commission who will prepare answers.

Questions under review and their final answers will be published on Fridays in the below table.

If you have questions related to EMIR, DORA, MiCA, PRIIPs, SFDR, and Securitisation Regulation you may submit your question using one of the ESA’s Q&A tool at the following links:




List of published Joint Q&As

This register includes all Joint Q&As, such as Joint Committee Q&As, ESAs Q&As, and Q&As of joint interest, organised in separate sheets per Legal Acts and provides an overview of questions with various statuses (under review, final, revised, rejected and deleted).

In the register document, the answer column includes links to either the consolidated PDF documents in the table below or the relevant page of the Q&A webtool of the respective ESA. The Joint Q&A Register undergoes regular updates to integrate new Q&As and will be published on Fridays, whenever there is an update of the file.

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Joint Q&A Register - April 2024.xlsx
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Legislative Act

Questions under review

Answers published


[Regulation (EU) No 648/2012]


[ESA Q&As]


[Regulation (EU) 2019/2088]



[Consolidated Q&As]

last updated on 12 Jan 2024


[Regulation (EU) No 1286/2014]


[Consolidated Q&As]

last updated on 15 Mar 2024

Securitisation Regulation

[Regulation (EU) 2017/2402]


[ESA Q&As]

last updated on 10 Dec 2021