On 14 November 2013, ESMA published a Discussion Paper setting out its initial views on the implementing measures it will have to develop for the new Market Abuse Regulation (MAR).The paper seeks views on ESMA's proposals, before ESMA issues for consultation, in the first quarter of 2014, draft technical standards and draft advice to the European Commission on delegated acts. The discussion paper is structured in accordance with the ten areas of MAR on which input from ESMA is required. ESMA will consider all comments received by 27 January 2014.