European Governments Crack Down on Short Sellers, While Some Asset Owners Drops Securities Lending

Posted on 03/20/2020


The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is a European Union financial regulatory agency and European Supervisory Authority, located in Paris. ESMA is expanding its surveillance on hedge funds and short sellers that are taking advantage of the market volatility caused by the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. ESMA revealed measures to force investors to disclose […]