Market abuse

The EU regulation on market abuse aims to safeguard the integrity of the financial markets and improve investors’ protection on and confidence in the markets.

The regulation concerns individuals or firms that are trading in or issuing financial instruments that are on a stock exchange or an MTF platform as well as transactions that take place outside the trading venues.

Individuals and firms disseminating information about financial instruments or issuers of these instruments are also covered by the regulations.

Here you will find information about how to to report to FI's PDMR transaction register: PDMR Transaction Register (MAR)

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MAR, Regulation (EU) 596/2014

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/957


FI confirms investigation into Swedbank

Swedbank has written in a press release that FI is investigating potential breaches of the Market Abuse Act. Given that the company has chosen to disclose information about the investigation, FI confirms that the information is correct. FI has opened an investigation.


Hoylu AB receives an administrative fine

Finansinspektionen (FI) has decided that Hoylu AB (Hoylu) must pay an administrative fine of SEK 2.1 million due to deficiencies in following the EU Market Abuse Regulation (MAR). Hoylu, a company in the field of communication, is an issuer listed on Nasdaq First North.


FI Supervision 5: Market Abuse 2017–2018

Over the past year, FI has primarily intervened against small-volume trading and ”wash trades” that were carried out deliberately or negligently by private individuals. The financial undertakings’ reporting plays a key role in FI’s possibilities for intervening against market abuse. FI’s cooperation with EBM has contributed to the development of this work. These are the three conclusions in FI’s report, Market Abuse 2017–2018.


ESMA publishes reference data and instructions for downloading files

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published instructions on how to access the reference data that is covered by the MAR and MiFID II/MiFIR regulations. The EU authority has also published current reference data that is available for download.

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