On 26 July 2016, the European Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1212 laying down implementing technical standards (ITS) for the standard procedures and forms for competent authorities to use when reporting on penalties and measures to ESMA (in accordance with Article 99e of the UCITS Directive)  was published in the Official Journal of the EU. The ITS enter into force on 15 August 2016. ESMA published the final draft ITS and submitted them to the EU Commission in September 2015.