17 Nov. 2004 - On 17 June 2004 CESR published its first consultation paper on the first set of mandates under the MiFiD (ref. CESR/04-261b). The public consultation closed on 17 September, except for mandates on best execution and market transparency. The deadline for these mandates has been postponed to end of April 2005. CESR received 78 responses to the consultation.CESR is very grateful to respondents for their work. CESR is considering in detail all the responses to the consultation, and these responses will help to shape CESR’s final advice to the Commission. A feedback statement will be published together with the final approval of CESR advice.
Today CESR publishes a second consultation paper, for which consultation closes on 17 December 2004. Responses to consultation should be sent via CESR's website in the section “Consultations”.