The ESMA Board of Supervisors announced that it has recently appointed the following four stakeholders to become members of the Securities and Markets Stakeholder Group (SMSG):
- Mrs. Blanaid Clarke, Professor of Corporate Law, Trinity College, Dublin, in the category of academics, as of 1 January 2018;
- Mr. Geoffrey Bezzina, Executive Chairman, Office of the Arbiter for Financial Services, Malta, in the category of consumer representatives, as of 1 March 2018;
- Mr. Juan Manuel Viver Gargallo, Consultant, Financial Consumer Protection, in the category of consumer representatives, as of 1 March 2018; and
- Mr. Andreas Gustafsson, Senior Vice-President and Chief Legal Counsel Europe, Nasdaq, in the category of financial market participants, as of 1 June 2018.
All members are appointed for a period of two and a half years.