On December 11, 2015, ESMA published further final draft ITS due under MiFID II. The ITS cover: (i) cooperation arrangements between national regulators for supervision of a trading venue of substantial importance in a host and  home Member State; (ii) the format and timing of the communications and the publication of the suspension and  removal of financial instruments from trading on a regulated market, a multilateral trading facility or an organized trading facility; (iii) notification or provision of information for application for authorization of data reporting service providers; (iv) the format of the reports of position reports by position holders; (v) format and timing of weekly position reports; (vi) cooperation between national regulators in supervisory activities, on-site verifications, investigations and  for the exchange of information; (vii) consultation of other national regulators prior to granting an authorization for certain types of investment firms; and (viii) submission of information on sanctions and measures. The final draft ITS have been sent to the European Commission for endorsement.

The final draft ITS are available at https://www.esma.europa.eu/press-news/esma-news/esma-issues-standards-reporting-cooperation-suspensions-under-mifid-ii.