European Securities and Markets Authority
ESMA Chair Steven Maijoor opens trading
Steven Maijoor, Chair of European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), opens trading at the Amsterdam exchange. With the sounding of the gong the multi-day meeting of the ESMA Board of Supervisors in Amsterdam will start.
ESMA, established in Paris since 2010, contributes to safeguarding the stability of the European Union's financial system by enhancing the protection of investors and promoting stable and orderly financial markets. ESMA is an independent EU Authority that strengthens the coordination between national regulators of financial markets and ensures the consistent application of EU financial legislation in EU countries.
Due to the Dutch presidency of the EU in the first half of 2016, the ESMA Board of Supervisors takes place in Amsterdam once.
For more information: www.esma.europa.eu