31 Oct. 2011 - ESMA announces today the successful registrations of DBRS, Fitch
Ratings, Moody’s Investor Service, and Standard & Poor’s (S&P) as Credit
Rating Agencies (CRAs). In order to do business in the European Union (EU), the
EU Regulation on Credit Rating Agencies ((EC) No 1060/2009 – “the CRA Regulation”)1
re-quires CRAs to be registered in compliance with the requirements of the Regulation.
Today’s registrations are valid for all European entities of DBRS, Fitch, Moody’s,
and S&P respectively (see annex table 1 with the list of the EU entities registered).
For further information, please see the attached document.