Developments of the Prospectus Directive (2015–2017)—timeline
Developments of the Prospectus Directive (2015–2017)—timeline

The following Financial Services guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Developments of the Prospectus Directive (2015–2017)—timeline

This timeline tracks the developments of the Prospectus Directive from 2015 to the current date. Prospectus Regulation developments are covered in the separate timeline: Developments of the Prospectus Regulation (2015 onwards)—timeline.

Date Issuing body Document Description
3 July 2017 ESMA See News: ESMA reports that prospectus approvals continue to decrease, LNB News 03/07/2017 127 ESMA’s annual report on prospectus activity found that the number of prospectus approvals across the European Economic Area (EEA) fell by around 8.5% from 2015 to 2016, continuing the overall decreasing trend seen since the start of the financial crisis. 
30 June 2017 Official Journal of the EU See News: Prospectus Regulation published in the Official Journal, LNB News 30/06/2017 28 Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2017 on the prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading on a regulated market, and repealing Directive 2003/71/EC (Prospectus Directive) was published in the Official Journal of