The EU Council has confirmed that it will not object to a Delegated Regulation supplementing MAR, which relates to: (i) an exemption for certain third countries' public bodies and central banks; (ii) indicators of market manipulation; (iii) disclosure thresholds; (iv) the competent authority for notifications of delays; (v) the permission for trading during closed periods; and (vi) types of notifiable managers' transactions. The European Commission adopted the Delegated Regulation in December 2015 and the Delegated Regulation will apply from 3 July 2016.