1. Member States shall allow information to be incorporated in the prospectus by reference to one or more previously or simultaneously published documents that have been approved by the competent authority of the home Member State or filed with it in accordance with this Directive or Directive 2004/109/EC. Such information shall be the most recent available to the issuer. The summary shall not incorporate information by reference.
2. When information is incorporated by reference, a crossreference list must be provided in order to enable investors to identify easily specific items of information.
3. In order to ensure consistent harmonisation in relation to this Article, ESMA shall develop draft regulatory technical standards to specify the information to be incorporated by reference.
ESMA shall submit those draft regulatory technical standards to the Commission by 1 July 2015.
Power is delegated to the Commission to adopt the regulatory technical standards referred to in the first subp…