EFTASA Net Short Position Threshold

EFTASA Net Short Position Threshold

EFTASA renewed decision requiring disclosure of net short positions of 0.1% and over.

  • Followed March 2020, ESMA issued decision on net short position holders.
  • On same day, ESMA renewed decision on holders of net short positions.


  • Temporarily requires holders of net short positions in shares traded on EEA EFTA states regulated markets to notify NCA if position exceeds 0.1% of issued share capital.
  • Decision, in parallel with ESMA, extends validity of measures adopted March and June.


  • The new decisions will apply from 18 September 2020, for a period of three months.