ESMA publishes its 2015 annual report

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16 Jun, 2016

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its Annual Report for 2015, which describes key mission and objectives and achievements against its objectives by the ESMA in 2015.

The main objectives for ESMA were

  • Investor protection - to have the needs to financial consumers better served and to reinforce their rights as investors while acknowledging their responsibilities;
  • Orderly markets - to promote the integrity, transparency, efficiency, and well functioning of the financial markets and robust market infrastructure; and
  • Financial stability - to strengthen the financial system in order to be capable of withstanding shocks and the unravelling of financial imbalances while fostering economic growth.

The four activities that help ESMA achieve these objectives are convergence, risk monitoring and analysis, single rule book and supervision

For more information, see the 2015 Annual report in the ESMA's website.

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