MiFID II “Financial Markets Recovery Package” (Covid-19)

Published 03.11.2020

State of play

On 16 February 2021, the Directive was published in the Official Journal. (L 68/14)

Level 1


  • 24 July 2020, the Commission proposed targeted amendments to the MiFID II requirements for European firms.


  • 21 October 2020, agreement on a common council position was reached.
  • 16 December 2020, Coreper endorsed provisional agreement with the European Parliament.
  • 15 February 2021, the Council adopted amendments on MiFIDII and Prospectus Regulation under the Capital Market Recovery Package.


  • 29 October 2020, the ECON Committee adopted changes on MiFID II which were voted during the plenary session of the 19th of November.
  • 14 January 2021, the ECON committee has approved the Capital Markets recovery texts in which MiFID was adopted as agreed in trilogue agreement in December.
  • 11 February 2021, the European Parliament adopted the Capital Capital Market Recovery Package.


  • On 26 May 2021, ESMA launched a consultation, as part of the post-Covid MiFID II Recovery Package
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