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France, Spain, Italy, Belgium and other jurisdictions impose short sale restrictions on financial companies

  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
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  • Belgium, European Union, France, Greece, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom
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  • August 12 2011

The European Securities and Markets Authority, an organization established by the European Union as its securities regulatory authority, said in a public statement yesterday that some authorities in the EU have decided to impose or extend existing short-selling bans or restrictions in their respective countries due to recent volatility in the European financial markets