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Consultations (banking and finance)

Public consultations, targeted consultations and consultations launched by Directorate‑General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union

2022

Regime applicable to the use of benchmarks administered in a third country (targeted consultation)

20 May 2022 - 12 August 2022

Review of the revised payment services Directive (PSD2) and open finance (public consultation)

10 May 2022 - 2 August 2022

Review of the revised payment services Directive (PSD2) (targeted consultation)

10 May 2022 - 5 July 2022

Open finance framework and data sharing in the financial sector (targeted consultation)

10 May 2022 - 5 July 2022

Functioning of the Money Market Fund Regulation (targeted consultation)

12 April 2022 - extended to 20 May 2022

A digital euro (targeted consultation)

5 April 2022 - 16 June 2022

Functioning of the ESG ratings market in the European Union and on consideration of ESG factors in credit ratings (targeted consultation)

4 April 2022 - extended to 10 June 2022

Options to enhance the suitability and appropriateness assessments (targeted consultation)

21 February 2022 - 21 March 2022

Review of the central clearing framework in the EU (targeted consultation)

8 February 2022 - extended to 22 March 2022

2021

Improving the EU’s macroprudential framework for the banking sector (targeted consultation)

30 November 2021 - 18 March 2022

Review of the Mortgage Credit Directive (public consultation)

22 November 2021 - 28 February 2022

Listing act: making public capital markets more attractive for EU companies and facilitating access to capital for SMEs (targeted consultation)

19 November 2021 - extended to 25 February 2022

Listing act: making public capital markets more attractive for EU companies and facilitating access to capital for SMEs (public consultation)

19 November 2021 - extended to 25 February 2022

Strengthening of the quality of corporate reporting and its enforcement (public consultation)

12 November 2021 - extended to 18 February 2022

Review of the blocking statute (Council Regulation (EC) No. 2271/96) (public consultation)

9 September 2021 - 4 November 2021

Vulnerabilities of EU financial-market infrastructures to extraterritorial application of third-countries' unilateral sanctions (targeted consultation)

30 July 2021 - 15 October 2021

Guidance on the rules applicable to the use of public-private partnerships in the framework of preventing and fighting money laundering and terrorist financing (public consultation)

27 July 2021 - 2 November 2021

Functioning of the EU securitisation framework (targeted consultation)

23 July 2021 - 17 September 2021

Improving transparency and efficiency in secondary markets for non-performing loans (targeted consultation)

16 June 2021 - 8 September 2021

A retail investment strategy for Europe (public consultation)

11 May 2021 - 3 August 2021

Instant payments (public consultation)

31 March 2021 - 23 June 2021

Instant payments (targeted consultation)

24 March 2021 - 2 June 2021

Designation of a statutory replacement rate for CHF LIBOR (targeted consultation)

23 March 2021 - 18 May 2021

Supervisory convergence and the single rule book: Taking stock of the framework for supervising European capital markets, banks, insurers and pension funds (targeted consultation)

12 March 2021 - 21 May 2021

Review of the crisis management and deposit insurance framework (public consultation)

25 February 2021 - 20 May 2021

Review of the Directive on settlement finality in payment and securities settlement systems (targeted consultation)

12 February 2021 - 7 May 2021

Review of the Directive on financial collateral arrangements (targeted consultation)

12 February 2021 - 7 May 2021

Review of the crisis management and deposit insurance framework (targeted consultation)

26 January 2021 - 20 April 2021

Establishment of a European single access point (ESAP) for financial and non-financial information publicly disclosed by companies (targeted consultation)

20 January 2021 - extended to 12 March 2021

2020

Review of regulation on improving securities settlement in the European Union and on central securities depositories (CSDR) (targeted consultation)

8 December 2020 - 2 February 2021

Review of the alternative investment fund managers directive (AIFMD) (public consultation)

22 October 2020 - 29 January 2021

Review of the European long-term investment funds (ELTIF) regulatory framework (public consultation)

19 October 2020 - extended to1 February 2021 (public consultation)

Review of prudential rules for insurance and reinsurance companies (Solvency II) (public consultation)

1 July 2020 - extended to 21 October 2020 (public consultation)

Establishment of an EU Green Bond Standard (targeted consultation)

12 June 2020 - extended to 2 October 2020

An intra-EU investment protection and facilitation initiative (public consultation)

26 May 2020 - extended to 8 September 2020

An action plan for a comprehensive Union policy on preventing money laundering and terrorist financing (public consultation)

7 May 2020 - extended to 26 August 2020

Renewed sustainable finance strategy (consultation)

8 April 2020 - extended to 15 July 2020

A retail payments strategy for the EU (consultation)

3 April 2020 - extended to 26 June 2020

A new digital finance strategy for Europe / FinTech action plan (consultation)

3 April 2020 - extended to 26 June 2020

Revision of the non-financial reporting directive (public consultation)

20 February 2020 - extended to 11 June 2020

Review of the MiFID II/MiFIR regulatory framework (public consultation)

17 February 2020 - 18 May 2020

2019

An EU framework for markets in crypto-assets (public consultation)

19 December 2019 - 12 March 2020

A digital operational resilience framework for financial services: making the EU financial sector more resilient and secure (public consultation)

19 December 2019 - 12 March 2020

Alternative standardised approach for market risk (targeted consultation)

21 October 2019 - 11 November 2019

Implementing the final BASEL III reforms in the EU

11 October 2019 - 3 January 2020

Review of the EU benchmark regulation

11 October 2019 - 31 December 2019

Update of the non-binding guidelines on non-financial reporting (targeted consultation)

20 February 2019 - 20 March 2019

The euro and market liquidity in foreign exchange markets (targeted consultation)

25 January 2019 - 31 March 2019

2018

Fitness check on the EU framework for public reporting by companies

21 March 2018 - 31 July 2018

Finalisation of Basel III (targeted consultation)

16 March 2018 - 12 April 2018

2017

Building a proportionate regulatory environment to support SME listing

18 December 2017 - 26 February 2018

Fitness check on supervisory reporting

1 December 2017 - 14 March 2018

Institutional investors and asset managers' duties regarding sustainability

13 November 2017 - 28 January 2018

Statutory prudential backstops addressing insufficient provisioning for newly originated loans that turn non-performing (targeted consultation)

10 November 2017 - 30 November 2017

Post-trade in a Capital Market Union: dismantling barriers and strategy for the future

23 August 2017 - 15 November 2017

Prevention and amicable resolution of disputes between investors and public authorities within the single market

31 July 2017 - 30 November 2017

REFIT review of Directive 2009/103/EC on motor insurance

28 July 2017 - 20 October 2017

Transparency and fees in cross-border transactions in the EU

24 July - 30 October 2017

Development of secondary markets for non-performing loans and distressed assets and protection of secured creditors from borrowers’ default

10 July - 20 October 2017

Conflict of laws rules for third party effects of transactions in securities and claims

7 April - 30 June 2017

FinTech: a more competitive and innovative European financial sector

23 March - 15 June 2017

Operations of the European Supervisory Authorities

21 March - 16 May 2017

Capital markets union mid-term review 2017

20 January - 17 March 2017

2016

Capital markets union: action on a potential EU personal pension framework

27 July - 31 October 2016

Review of the EU Macro-prudential policy framework

1 August - 24 October 2016

Main barriers to the cross–borders distribution of investment funds across the EU

2 June - 9 October 2016

Evaluation of the financial conglomerate directive

9 June - 20 September 2016

Non-binding guidelines on methodology for reporting non-financial information

15 January - 15 April 2016

2015

Green Paper on retail financial services: better products, more choice, and greater opportunities for consumers and businesses

10 December 2015  - 18 March 2016

Call for evidence: EU regulatory framework for financial services

30 September 2015 - 31 January 2016

Review of the European Venture Capital Funds (EuVECA) and European Social Entrepreneurship Funds (EuSEF) regulations

30 September 2015 - 6 January 2016

Covered bonds in the European Union

30 September 2015 - 6 January 2016

Possible impact of the CRR and CRD IV on bank financing of the economy

15 July - 07 October 2015

Public consultation on further corporate tax transparency

17 June - 9 September 2015

Regulation (EU) No 648/2012 on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories

21 May - 13 August 2015

An EU framework for simple, transparent and standardised securitisation

18 February - 13 May 2015

Review of the Prospectus Directive

18 February - 13 May 2015

Building a Capital Markets Union

18 February - 13 May 2015

2014

Impact of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in the EU

7 August - 7 November 2014

Equivalence of third country regimes regarding the country by country reporting by extractive and forestry industries

25 June - 10 October 2014

Potential economic consequences of country-by-country reporting under Directive 2013/36/EU

11 July - 12 September 2014

2013

Crowdfunding in the EU

3 October - 31 December 2013

Review of the European System of Financial Supervision

26 April - 31 July 2013

Insurance of Natural and Man-made Disasters

16 April - 15 July 2013

Structural Reform of the Banking Sector

16 May - 11 July 2013

Long-term financing of the European economy

25 March - 25 June 2013

2012

Possible framework for the recovery and resolution of nonbank financial institutions

5 October - 28 December 2012

Regulation of indices

5 September- 29 November 2012

Recommendations of the High-level Expert Group on Reforming the structure of the EU banking sector

2 October - 13 November 2012

Undertakings for collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS) – Product Rules, Liquidity Management, Depositary, Money Market Funds, Long-term Investments

26 July - 18 October 2012

Access to a bank account by Erasmus and exchange students

27 March - 19 June 2012

Shadow banking

19 March - 15 June 2012

Bank accounts

20 March - 12 June 2012

Reforming the structure of the EU banking sector

3 May - 1 June 2012

Towards an integrated European market for card, internet and mobile payments

11 January - 11 April 2012

2011

Application of Directive 2007/44 EC as regards acquisitions and increase of holdings in the financial sector

8 December 2011 – 10 February 2012

Promoting Social Investment Funds as part of the Social Business Initiative

13 July - 14 September 2011

New European regime for venture capital

15  June - 10 August 2011

Possible measures to strengthen bank capital requirements for counterparty credit risk

9 February - 9 March 2011

Study on interest rate restrictions

25 January - 22 March 2011

Central securities depositories (CSDs) and on the harmonisation of certain aspects of securities settlement in the European Union

13 January - 1 March 2011

Technical details of a possible european crisis management framework

6 January - 3 March 2011

2010

Legislative changes to the UCITS depositary function and to the UCITS managers remuneration

14 December 2010 - 31 January 2011

Review of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)

8 December 2010 - 2 February 2011

Reinforcing national sanctioning regimes in the financial sector

8 December 2010 - 19 February 2011

Produits financiers distribués auprès des investisseurs de détails

26 November 2010 - 31 January 2011

Review of the Insurance Mediation Directive (IMD)

26 November 2010 – 28 February 2011

Central securities depositories (solvency-2s) and on the harmonisation of certain aspects of securities settlement in the European Union

24 November 2010 - 26January 2011

Disclosure of non-financial information by companies

22 November 2010 - 24 January 2011

Harmonisation of securities law

5 November 2010 - 1 January 2011

Credit Rating Agencies (CRAs), new initiatives

5 November 2010 - 7 January 2011

Financial Reporting on a Country-by-Country Basis by Multinational Companies

26 October - 22 December 2010

Countercyclical buffers

22 October - 19 November 2010

Consultation on audit policy – Lessons from the Crisis

13 October - 8 December 2010

Access to a basic payment account

6 October - 17 November 2010

White Paper on insurance guarantee schemes

12 July - 30 November 2010

Review of the market abuse directive

28 June - 23 July 2010

Short selling

14 June - 10 July 2010

Derivatives and market infrastructures

14 June - 10 July 2010

Further possible changes to the Capital Requirement Directive (“CRD”)

26 February - 16 April 2010

Study on tying and other potentially unfair commercial practices in the retail financial service sector

15 January - 14 April 2010