The Central Bank published Issue 2 of 2015 of its Market Update which covered;

Central Bank of Ireland

  • Central Bank of Ireland publishes ICAV Information Note
  • Central Bank of Ireland publishes revised AIF Rulebook

European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)

  • ESMA advises European Commission on implementation of new market abuse regime.
  • ESMA publishes technical advice on the implementing measures for European Regulations on Social Entrepreneurship Funds (EuSEFs) and European Venture Capital Funds (EuVECAs).
  • ESMA issues feedback statement on the central clearing of non-deliverable forwards.
  • ESMA Open Hearing on MiFID II / MiFIR - 19 February 2015 – Recording. 

European Banking Authority (EBA)

  • EBA consults on prudential requirements for central securities depositories (CSDs) 

European Commission

  • Consultation on building a Capital Markets Union (see below).
  • Consultation on the review of the Prospectus Directive.
  • Consultation on an EU framework for simple, transparent and standardised securitisation. 

International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)

  • IOSCO publishes final report on risk mitigation standards for non-centrally cleared OTC derivatives