On 15 February 2021, the Council of the European Union published a press release in which it states that it adopted targeted amendments to MiFID II and the prospectus regulation to facilitate the recapitalisation of EU companies on financial markets in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis (please see our update of 16 December 2020 below). According to the Council, the texts of the legislative acts adopted are to be published in the Official Journal before the end of February 2021.