ESMA is updating the guidelines for the endorsement regime for Credit Rating Agencies in the light of the proposal to change the CRA Regulation. It seeks views by 24 January on usage of credit ratings and the impact on capital requirements of availability and status of credit ratings. It also asks for comment on how the current endorsement regime is working. (Source: Call for evidence on the criteria for endorsement (Article 21(2)(a) of the draft amended CRA regulation))