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.
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.
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.
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.
Finansinspektionen (FI) monitors that the market complies with the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR).
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.
New rules for insiders will be issued on 3 July 2016. On the 3rd of July 2016 the Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council on market abuse (MAR) will enter into force and become directly applicable in Swedish law.