Official dispatches

CNMV’S DECISION NOT TO EXTEND THE AGREEMENT ADOPTED ON 1 NOVEMBER 2012 TO IMPLEMENT RESTRICTIONS ON SHORT SELLING AND SIMILAR OPERATIONS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 85.2 J) OF THE SECURITIES MARKET ACT AND ARTICLE 20 OF REGULATION (EU) NO. 236/2012

The Spanish Securities Market Commission decided not to extend the ban on short selling which expired on 31 January 2013, following the abatement of the events and circumstances that led to the adoption of the agreement on 1 November, in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (UE) No. 236/2012 on short selling and the procedure established by ESMA.