ESMA has published its final report on the draft ITS on sanctions and measures under the Market Abuse Regulation. The draft ITS prescribe how national competent authorities should notify ESMA annually of the investigations they conduct and the sanctions and measures imposed. Steven Maijoor, ESMA Chair has clarified that ESMA did not consult on the draft ITS because they are addressed to, and set out obligations for, NCAs and ESMA only.