EU Prospectus Regulation tracker

The following Corporate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • EU Prospectus Regulation tracker
  • Tracker overview
  • Key documents
  • Recent and future developments (2015 onwards)
  • Review and further implementation of the Prospectus Directive (2009–2014)
  • Implementation of the Prospectus Directive (2003–2009)
  • Development of the Prospectus Directive (2001–2003)

EU Prospectus Regulation tracker

Last updated July 2021

Tracker overview

This tracker summarises legislative and regulatory developments from 2001 to the present day in relation to both Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 (referred to in this tracker as the EU Prospectus Regulation or Prospectus Regulation) and the repealed Directive 2003/71/EC (Prospectus Directive).

The tracker is split into the following sections:

  1. Recent and future developments (2015 onwards)

  2. Review and further implementation of the Prospectus Directive (2009–2014)

  3. Implementation of the Prospectus Directive (2003–2009)

  4. Development of the Prospectus Directive (2001–2003)

The EU Prospectus Regulation (EU) 2017/1129  was published in the Official Journal of the EU on 30 June 2017 and entered into force in the EU on 20 July 2017. The majority of its provisions have applied in the EU from 21 July 2019 (apart from a few provisions which applied earlier).

To view the different stages of discussion and agreement as part of the European legislative process in relation to the Prospectus Regulation, see: EUR-Lex (Procedure 2015/0268/COD).

Key documents

The following are the level 1 text and level 2 measures relating to the EU Prospectus Regulation:

  1. EU Prospectus Regulation(EU) 2017/1129

  2. EU Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/980

  3. EU Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/979

Recent and future developments (2015 onwards)

DateIssuing bodyDocumentDescription
2021
28/07/2021

ESMA

ESMA updates EU Prospectus Regulation Q&As—LNB News 28/07/2021 16

ESMA has updated its Q&As on the EU Prospectus
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