The Commission’s regulatory technical standards (RTS) for the regulation on short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps, adopted on 5 July, have now been published in the OJ. They will apply from 1 November. One deals with the method of calculation of the fall in value of liquid shares and other financial instruments. The other covers definitions, the calculation of net short positions, covered sovereign credit default swaps, notification thresholds, liquidity thresholds for suspending restrictions, significant falls in the value of financial instruments and adverse events. (Source: Commission Delegated Regulation No 918/2012 -OJEU 9 October and Commission Delegated Regulation No 919/2012 -OJEU 9 October)