The European Commission has published a Communication setting out its work programme for 2010.

The Commission has agreed a list of 34 strategic priorities that will be implemented before the end of the year (Annex I). It has also agreed another 280 major proposals under consideration during 2010 and beyond (Annex II).

Among the 34 strategic priorities are:

  • A legislative proposal to improve transparency and stability in the derivatives markets.
  • A legislative initiative on short selling / credit default swaps.
  • Revision of the Market Abuse Directive.
  • Revision of the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD IV).

View Commission Work Programme 2010: Time to act, 31 March 2010