Réponse de l’AFG sur la proposition de Règlement omnibus de la Commission sur la révision des ESAs – 23janvier 2018

  • Points forts de la position AFG :
– Strong opposition to the extension of ESMA’s direct supervisory power in the area of funds ; – Full support to strengthened involvement of ESMA in the assessment and monitoring of third country regulatory and supervisory regimes ; – Support to enhancing ESMA’s coordination on delegation/outsourcing/risk transfer of substantial activities in third countries subject to important adjustments of the new article 31(a) to the asset management specificities ; – Full support to enhanced involvement of ESAs Stakeholders Groups in the decision process and introduction of a simple majority vote in case of excess of competence by ESMA ; – Strong call for a clarification of the legal status of the Q&As and increased transparency/interactions with stakeholders; – Urgent need of giving the ESAs the power to adjust implementation of EU rules via no-action letters or comfort letters; – Support to the introduction of an Executive Board ; – Strong opposition to direct funding of ESAs from indirectly regulated entities. Call for a fixed floor of 40% on the EU budget contribution. (AFG, format Acrobat, 23 janvier 2018, 13p).