New reporting system for short selling in Sweden planned for Autumn 2020
In the Autumn of 2020 the FS will replace email and paper-based reporting with the Short Selling Online Reporting tool.
New protections for UK businesses key to national security and fight against coronavirus
Changes to the Enterprise Act 2002 will allow the government to scrutinise certain foreign takeovers to ensure they do not threaten the UK’s ability to combat a public health emergency.
ESMA renews it's decision requiring net short position holders to report positions of 0.1% and above
The measure applies from 17 June 2020 for a period of three months.
Current state of short selling restrictions in Europe and Asia
As a result of market disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the regulatory authorities of several countries have issued short selling restrictions.
Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) is set to extend the revised equity short selling regulations to Sept 30
The planned extension covers the revised ceiling and floor limits of securities products traded on the SET index, the Market for Alternative Investment (MAI) index and Thailand Futures Exchange (TFEX).