MiFID II and SME growth markets: a new category of markets to facilitate access to capital for SMEs

The Level 2 process for MiFID 2 and MiFIR (together MiFID II), which are expected to come into force by the beginning of 2017, is under way.

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued a consultation paper that includes its proposed advice to the European Commission on designing the requirements that will be set out in Level 2 measures and will govern the new SME growth markets that MiFID 2 proposes. Responses to the consultation paper must reach ESMA by 1 August 2014…

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