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IVERIC bio to Present at the 2020 Wedbush PacGrow Healthcare Virtual Conference

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 1:00pm

IVERIC bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISEE) announced today that Pravin U. Dugel, MD, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Business Officer, will present an overview of the Company at the Wedbush PacGrow Healthcare Virtual Conference on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 9:10 a.m. Eastern Time.

Key Points: 
  • IVERIC bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISEE) announced today that Pravin U. Dugel, MD, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Business Officer, will present an overview of the Company at the Wedbush PacGrow Healthcare Virtual Conference on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 9:10 a.m. Eastern Time.
  • An archived replay of the webcast will be available on the Companys website immediately following the conference and for at least two weeks thereafter.
  • IVERIC bio is a science-driven biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel treatment options for retinal diseases with significant unmet medical needs.
  • While IVERIC bio may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, IVERIC bio specifically disclaims any obligation to do so.

ESMA IS SEEKING SECONDARY MARKET EXPERTS TO JOIN ITS CONSULTATIVE WORKING GROUP

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 1:03pm

04 August 2020

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  • 04 August 2020

    MiFID - Secondary Markets

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EUs securities markets regulator, is today opening the call for expression of interest to renew the composition of the Consultative Working Group (CWG) of the ESMA Secondary Markets Standing Committee (SMSC).

  • Interested experts are asked to send theirapplicationhere by 14 September, 18:00 CET.
  • The SMSC undertakes ESMAs work related to the structure, transparency and efficiency of secondary markets for financial instruments, including trading venues and OTC markets.
  • In terms of policy, among others, it has the responsibility for elaborating technical standards, guidelines, opinions, Q&As and other guidance.

Citycon H1/2020: Citycon's strategy validated in the face of the pandemic

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 7:51am

2) Citycon presents alternative performance measures according to the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) guidelines.

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  • 2) Citycon presents alternative performance measures according to the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) guidelines.
  • "The current operating environment validated the stability of the markets Citycon operates within as well as our strategy that focuses on community based urban hubs.
  • We were pleased to see that while footfall declined, average spend per consumer increased in our centres.
  • The decline in valuations remained modest considering the circumstances and reflects the resilience of our portfolio and strategy that focuses on grocery-anchored mixed-use centres.

ESMA withdraws registration of NEX Abide Trade Repository AB

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 12:05am

31 July 2020

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  • 31 July 2020

    Post Trading

    Trade Repositories

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU's Securities Markets Authority, has today withdrawn the trade repository (TR) registration of NEX Abide Trade Repository AB (NATR).

  • The withdrawal decision follows the official notification to ESMA by NATR of its intention to renounce its registration as a TR under the conditions set out in Article 71(1)(a) of EMIR.
  • Point (a) of Article 71(1) of EMIR provides that without prejudice to Article 73, ESMA shall withdraw the registration of a trade repository where the trade repository expressly renounces the registration or has provided no services for the preceding six months.
  • ESMA has updated itslist of authorised trade repositoriesin the EU.

EBA and ESMA launch consultation to revise joint guidelines for assessing the suitability of members of the management body and key function holders

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 12:05am

31 July 2020

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  • 31 July 2020

    MiFID - Investor Protection

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Supervisory Market Authority (ESMA) launched today a public consultation on their revised joint Guidelines.

  • As part of early intervention measures and during resolution, the suitability of newly appointed members of the management body and of the management body collectively is relevant and requires an assessment.
  • Consultation process

    The EBA and the ESMA invite stakeholders to send comments solely on the amendments to the joint EBA and ESMA Guidelines on the assessment of the suitability of members of the management body and key function holders as shown in the tracked changes version.

  • Comments to this consultation can be sent to the EBA by clicking on the "send your comments" button on the consultation page.

Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP, a Leading Securities Fraud Law Firm, Announces Investigation of Velocity Financial, Inc. (VEL) on Behalf of Investors

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 12:00am

In January 2020, Velocity completed its initial public offering ("IPO"), selling 7,250,000 shares at $13 per share and raising approximately $94 million.

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  • In January 2020, Velocity completed its initial public offering ("IPO"), selling 7,250,000 shares at $13 per share and raising approximately $94 million.
  • On May 13, 2020, the Company announced its financial results for first quarter 2020, the same quarter in which the IPO was conducted.
  • Whistleblower Notice: Persons with non-public information regarding Velocity should consider their options to aid the investigation or take advantage of the SEC Whistleblower Program.
  • Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP is a premier law firm representing investors and consumers in securities litigation and other complex class action litigation.

ESMA withdraws registration of NEX Abide Trade Repository AB

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 12:04am

31 July 2020

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  • 31 July 2020

    Post Trading

    Trade Repositories

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU's Securities Markets Authority, has today withdrawn the trade repository (TR) registration of NEX Abide Trade Repository AB (NATR).

  • The withdrawal decision follows the official notification to ESMA by NATR of its intention to renounce its registration as a TR under the conditions set out in Article 71(1)(a) of EMIR.
  • Point (a) of Article 71(1) of EMIR provides that without prejudice to Article 73, ESMA shall withdraw the registration of a trade repository where the trade repository expressly renounces the registration or has provided no services for the preceding six months.
  • ESMA has updated itslist of authorised trade repositoriesin the EU.

EBA and ESMA launch consultation to revise joint guidelines for assessing the suitability of members of the management body and key function holders

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 12:04am

31 July 2020

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  • 31 July 2020

    MiFID - Investor Protection

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Supervisory Market Authority (ESMA) launched today a public consultation on their revised joint Guidelines.

  • As part of early intervention measures and during resolution, the suitability of newly appointed members of the management body and of the management body collectively is relevant and requires an assessment.
  • Consultation process

    The EBA and the ESMA invite stakeholders to send comments solely on the amendments to the joint EBA and ESMA Guidelines on the assessment of the suitability of members of the management body and key function holders as shown in the tracked changes version.

  • Comments to this consultation can be sent to the EBA by clicking on the "send your comments" button on the consultation page.

ESMA submits opinion to European Parliament on 2018 discharge process

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 12:07am

28 July 2020

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  • 28 July 2020

    Corporate Information

    ESMA submitted an Opinion on the European Parliaments (EP) observations made in the 2018 discharge process.

  • The Opinion sheds light on concrete actions taken by ESMA, including in relation to supervisory fees for credit ratings agencies and trade repositories, establishing the Proportionality Committee, on investigating dividend arbitrage trading schemes.
  • In its Opinion, ESMA welcomes the decision of the EP to grant ESMAs Executive Director discharge in respect of the implementation of ESMAs budget for the financial year 2018.
  • The most recent revision of the ESMA Regulation, under the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) review, introduced Article 64(11) requiring ESMA to provide a reasoned opinion on the position of the European Parliament and on any other observations made by the European Parliament provided in the discharge procedure.

ESMA updates transparency opinions for 3rd country venues

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 12:05am

28 July 2020

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  • 28 July 2020

    MiFID - Secondary Markets

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EUs securities markets regulator, has updated the list of third-country venues (TCTV) in the context of the opinion on post-trade transparency under MiFIR, following new requests from the industry.

  • Following the publication of the opinion and the list of third-country venues in June 2020, ESMA has received requests from market participants to assess more venues against the criteria set out in the opinion.
  • The review is now finalised and ESMA is publishing:

    For market participants to automatically process thelist of venues included in the annex of both the opinion on transparency and the opinion on position limits, ESMA published them in csv format.

  • The relevant links related to the opinions and their annexes are now available on a dedicated webpage.