On 14 August 2017, the Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published a Consultation Report, Regulatory Reporting and Public Transparency in the Secondary Corporate Bond Markets, with a view to encouraging the public to comment on its analysis and recommendations (Consultation Report). Comments were requested by 16 October 2017.
Sixteen comment letters were received and considered by IOSCO as it prepared this Final Report, Regulatory Reporting and Public Transparency in the Secondary Corporate Bond Markets (Final Report). The attached feedback statement in Annex 1 describes and addresses the major comments.
1. Executive Summary
The IOSCO Board mandated IOSCO Committee 2 on the Regulation of Secondary Markets (C2) to continue its examination of the global corporate bond markets, specifically focusing on issues related to regulatory reporting, transparency and the collection and comparison of data across jurisdictions.
A survey of C2 member…