ESMA issues positive opinion on short selling ban by BaFin

Securities Markets Regulation

Date: 07 March 2019
On 18 February 2019, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) issued an official opinion agreeing to an emergency net short position ban, for a period of two months, by the Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) on net short positions in Wirecard AG (Wirecard) shares under the Short Selling Regulation.