ESMA sets cyber risk as new strategic priority

Mark Battersby
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The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU's financial markets regulator and supervisor, is changing its Union Strategic Supervisory Priorities (USSPs) to focus on cyber risk and digital resilience alongside ESG disclosures. In a statement on 9 November, the financial regulator said EU supervisors will put greater emphasis on reinforcing firms' ICT risk management through close monitoring and supervisory actions, building new supervisory capacity and expertise. The aim is to keep pace with market and technological developments, and closely monitor potential contagion...

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