The European Securities and Markets Authority (‘ESMA’) invites comments on all matters concerning its consultation paper on draft technical standards under the Benchmarks Regulation, the full text of which can be found here.

This paper may be specifically of interest to administrators of benchmarks and to any investor dealing with financial instruments and financial contracts whose value is determined by a benchmark or with investment funds whose performances are measured by means of a benchmark.

ESMA will consider all comments received by 2 December 2016.