REPORT on the proposal for the appointment of the Chairperson of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)

    30.9.2021 - (N9-0058/2021 – C9‑0369/2021 – 2021/0902(NLE))

    Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
    Rapporteur: Irene Tinagli

    Procedure : 2021/0902(NLE)
    Document stages in plenary
    Document selected :  
    A9-0272/2021
    Texts tabled :
    A9-0272/2021
    Debates :
    Texts adopted :

    PROPOSAL FOR A EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT DECISION

    on the proposal for the appointment of the Chairperson of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)

    (N9-0058/2021 – C9‑0369/2021 – 2021/0902(NLE))

     

    (Approval)

    The European Parliament,

     having regard to the shortlist of qualified candidates for the position of Chairperson of the European Securities and Markets Authority of 26 November 2020 drawn up by its Board of Supervisors,

     having regard to the Council’s letter of 29 September 2021 proposing Verena Ross as Chairperson of the European Securities and Markets Authority (C9-0369/2021),

     having regard to Article 48(2) of Regulation (EU) No 1095/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 November 2010 establishing a European Supervisory Authority (European Securities and Markets Authority), amending Decision No 716/2009/EC and repealing Commission Decision 2009/77/EC[1],

     having regard to its resolution of 14 March 2019 on gender balance in EU economic and monetary affairs nominations[2],

     having regard to its resolution of 16 January 2020 on institutions and bodies of the Economic and Monetary Union: preventing post-public employment conflicts of interest[3],

     having regard to Rule 131 of its Rules of Procedure,

     having regard to the report of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (A9-0272/2021),

    A. whereas the term of office of the Chairperson of the European Securities and Markets Authority ended on 31 March 2021;

    B. whereas, on 29 September 2021, the Council proposed to appoint Verena Ross as Chairperson of the European Securities and Markets Authority for a term of office of five years, in accordance with Article 48(2) and (3) of Regulation (EU) No 1095/2010;

    C. whereas, on 30 September 2021, the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs held a hearing with Verena Ross, at which she made an opening statement and then responded to questions from the members of the Committee;

    1. Approves the appointment of Verena Ross as Chairperson of the European Securities and Markets Authority;

    2. Instructs its President to forward this decision to the Council, the Commission, the European Securities and Markets Authority and the governments of the Member States.

     


    PROCEDURE – COMMITTEE RESPONSIBLE

    Title

    Appointment of the Chairperson of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)

    References

    N9-0058/2021 – C9-0369/2021 – 2021/0902(NLE)

    Date of consultation / request for consent

    29.9.2021

     

     

     

    Committee responsible

     Date announced in plenary

    ECON

     

     

     

     

    Rapporteurs

     Date appointed

    Irene Tinagli

    24.9.2021

     

     

     

    Discussed in committee

    30.9.2021

     

     

     

    Date adopted

    30.9.2021

     

     

     

    Result of final vote

    +:

    –:

    0:

    46

    6

    5

    Members present for the final vote

    Gunnar Beck, Marek Belka, Isabel Benjumea Benjumea, Stefan Berger, Gilles Boyer, Francesca Donato, Engin Eroglu, Markus Ferber, Jonás Fernández, Raffaele Fitto, Frances Fitzgerald, José Manuel García-Margallo y Marfil, Luis Garicano, Sven Giegold, Valentino Grant, Claude Gruffat, José Gusmão, Enikő Győri, Eero Heinäluoma, Michiel Hoogeveen, Danuta Maria Hübner, Stasys Jakeliūnas, France Jamet, Othmar Karas, Billy Kelleher, Ondřej Kovařík, Georgios Kyrtsos, Aurore Lalucq, Aušra Maldeikienė, Pedro Marques, Costas Mavrides, Jörg Meuthen, Csaba Molnár, Siegfried Mureşan, Caroline Nagtegaal, Luděk Niedermayer, Lefteris Nikolaou-Alavanos, Piernicola Pedicini, Lídia Pereira, Kira Marie Peter-Hansen, Sirpa Pietikäinen, Dragoş Pîslaru, Evelyn Regner, Antonio Maria Rinaldi, Alfred Sant, Joachim Schuster, Ralf Seekatz, Pedro Silva Pereira, Paul Tang, Irene Tinagli, Ernest Urtasun, Inese Vaidere, Johan Van Overtveldt, Stéphanie Yon-Courtin, Marco Zanni

    Substitutes present for the final vote

    Eugen Jurzyca, Mick Wallace

    Date tabled

    30.9.2021

     

     

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