Introduction to Regulated Markets 

The Central Bank of Ireland is responsible for the regulation and supervision of Regulated Markets and Market Operators authorised in Ireland.

A regulated market is an authorised regulated market for the purposes of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID).

In Ireland, the sole regulated market is Euronext Dublin operated by the Irish Stock Exchange trading as Euronext Dublin.

The Irish Stock Exchange (trading as Euronext Dublin) is subject the requirements of various European Directives, including the Prospectus Directive, Transparency Directive, Market Abuse Directive and MiFID in relation to securities listed and admitted to trading on Euronext Dublin. 

These securities include equities, corporate bonds, government bonds, investment funds, exchange traded funds and specialist securities.

The Central Securities Depositories Regulation (CSDR)

The CSDR was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 28 August 2014.

For further information in relation to establishing a Central Securities Depository (CSD) under Regulation (EU) No 909/2014 (Central Securities Depository Regulation) in Ireland click here.

A working group has been established to ensure that Euroclear UK & Ireland (EUI), LCH.Clearnet, and UK and Irish trading venues and investment firms work together on the implementation of  a new Settlement Discipline Regime (SDR) that will meet all the requirements of the Central Securities Depositories Regulation (CSDR). 

Please find the minutes from the Working Group below:


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