The Presidency has issued its final compromise proposals and obtained confirmation of the Council’s General Approach on the Regulation on Insider Dealing and Market Manipulation (MAR) and the Directive on Criminal Sanctions for Market Abuse (CMAD). Trilogue discussions with EP and the EU Commission can now start. (Source: Presidency Proposal for a General Approach on CMAD, Presidency Proposal for a General Approach on MAR and Confirmation of General Approach)