The final text of Directive 2013/50/EU, which amends Directive 2004/109/EC on the harmonisation of transparency requirements in relation to information about issuers whose securities are admitted to trading on a regulated market, has been published in the Official Journal of the EU.

The Directive enters into force on 26 November 2013 and Member States will be required to adopt the necessary measures to transpose the amending directive into national law within two years.