Topical matters at ESMA

On 11 February 2022, ESMA published a Sustainable Finance Roadmap for 2022–2024.

On 17 March 2022, the European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, ESMA and EIOPA – the ESAs) issued a warning on the high risks of buying and/or holding crypto-assets.

ESAs’ joint risk assessment report, highlighting the risks and vulnerabilities of the EU financial system, was published on 13 April 2022.

On 29 April 2022, ESMA submitted to the European Commission technical advice on investor protection issues. The advice was submitted as part of the Commission's retail investor strategy.

On 2 May 2022, ESMA issued its opinion on the European Commission's proposed amendments to the implementing technical standards on the insider lists of SMEs and to the regulatory technical standards on liquidity management.