On 5 September 2012, the Presidency of the Council of the EU published a compromise proposal (dated 3 September 2012) on the proposed Regulation on insider dealing and market manipulation (MAR). The MAR proposal, together with the European Commission's proposed Directive on criminal sanctions for insider dealing and market manipulation (CSMAD), will revise and replace the Market Abuse Directive (2003/6/EC) (MAD).These are known as MAD II. The Parliament will consider the MAD II legislative proposals in its plenary session 14-17 January 2013.