EU legislative process

Useful resources and links to external legislative references produced within the European Union.

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Level 1 texts
Level 2 texts - Final versions published in the Official Journal
Level 2 texts - Consultations, reports, delegated acts, RTS and ITS
Level 3 materials
Work leading to Level 1
  • EU Council Text of proposal for a Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR) (adopted 13 May 2014)

    EU Council Text of proposal for a recast Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID2) (adopted 13 May 2014)

    EU Parliament Legislative resolution on a proposal for a Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR) (see page 93) (adopted at 15 April 2014 plenary sitting)

    EU Parliament Legislative resolution on a proposal for a recast Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID2) (adopted at 15 April 2014 plenary sitting)

    EU Commission MiFID2 proposal (October 2011)

    • Proposal for a recast Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
    • Proposal for a Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR)
Background papers
  • Final Report on guidelines on remuneration policies and practices under MiFID (June 2013)

    Call for evidence on transaction reporting (May 2012)

    Report summarising responses to CESR best execution questionnaire (also includes questionnaire itself) (November 2010)

    Feedback statement to consultation on technical advice to the European Commission in the context of the MiFID review - Client categorisation (October 2010)

    Responses to questions 1-14 and 19 of European Commission request for additional information in relation to the review of MiFID (October 2010)

    Technical Advice to the European Commission in the context of the MiFID Review - Equity Markets - Post-trade Transparency Standards (October 2010)

    Technical Advice to the European Commission in the context of the MiFID Review - Standardisation and Organised Platform Trading of OTC Derivatives (October 2010)

    Technical Advice to the European Commission in the context of the MiFID Review - Client categorisation (October 2010)

    Feedback statement to consultation on technical advice to the European Commission in the context of the MiFID review - Non-equity Markets Transparency (October 2010)

    Feedback statement to consultation on technical advice to the European Commission in the context of the MiFID review - Equity Markets (October 2010)

    Feedback statement to consultation on technical advice to the European Commission in the context of the MiFID review - Investor Protection and Intermediaries (September 2010)

    Consultation paper on standardisation and exchange trading of OTC derivatives (July 2010)

    Feedback statement to consultation on technical advice to the European Commission in the context of the MiFID review - Transaction Reporting (July 2010)

    Technical Advice to the European Commission in the context of the MiFID Review - Investor Protection and Intermediaries (July 2010)

    Technical Advice to the European Commission in the context of the MiFID Review - Transaction Reporting (July 2010)

    Technical Advice to the European Commission in the context of the MiFID Review - Equity Markets (July 2010)

    Technical Advice to the European Commission in the context of the MiFID Review - Non equity Markets Transparency (July 2010)

    Responses to questions 15-18 and 20-25 of the European Commission request for additional information in relation to the review of MiFID (July 2010)

    Consultation paper on transaction reporting for OTC derivatives and extension of scope of transaction reporting obligations (July 2010)

    Consultation paper: Technical Advice to the European Commission in the Context of the MiFID Review - Client Categorisation (July 2010)

    Consultation paper: Technical Advice to the European Commission in the Context of the MiFID Review - Non equity markets transparency (May 2010)

    Consultation paper: Technical Advice to the European Commission in the Context of the MiFID Review - Investor Protection and Intermediaries (April 2010)

    Consultation paper: Technical Advice to the European Commission in the Context of the MiFID Review - Equity Markets (April 2010)

    Consultation paper: Technical Advice to the European Commission in the Context of the MiFID Review - Transaction Reporting (April 2010)

    Call for Evidence: Micro structural issues of the European equity markets (April 2010)

    Report on transparency of corporate bond, structured finance product and credit derivatives markets (July 2009)

    Report on impact of MiFID on equity secondary markets functioning (June 2009)

    Consultation on transparency of corporate bond, structured finance product and credit derivatives markets (December 2008)

    Call for Evidence on impact of MiFID on equity secondary markets functioning (November 2008)

    Call for Evidence on review of scope of MiFID transaction reporting obligation (November 2008)

    CESR response to Commission request for advice on non-equity markets transparency (July 2007)

    CESR consultation - non-equity markets transparency (May 2007)

    CESR call for evidence - non-equity markets transparency (February 2007)

    CESR response to Commission request for initial assistance - non-equity markets transparency (November 2006)

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