1. The Commission shall be assisted by ESMA in monitoring and preparing reports to the European Parliament and to the Council on the international application of principles laid down in Articles 4, 9, 10 and 11, in particular with regard to potential duplicative or conflicting requirements on market participants, and recommend possible action.
2. The Commission may adopt implementing acts declaring that the legal, supervisory and enforcement arrangements of a third country:
(b) ensure protection of professional secrecy that is equivalent to that set out in this Regulation; and
(c) are being effectively applied and enforced in an equitable and non-distortive manner so as to ensure effective supervision and enforcement in that third country.
Those implementing acts shall be adopted in accordance with the examination procedure referred to in Article 86(2).
3. An implementing act on equivale…