The EU will soon have in place simplified rules for non-financial counterparties, small financial counterparties and pension funds using financial derivative products.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today updated its Questions and Answers on data reporting under the Market in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR).
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today announced that it has adopted new recognition decisions for the three central counterparties (CCPs) and the Central Securities Depository (CSD) established in the United Kingdom (UK) to reflect the extension to the Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union (TEU) period to 12 April 2019.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today published the framework for its third EU-wide Central Counterparties (CCPs) stress test, marking the launch of its latest CCP stress test exercise. ESMA, as mandated under the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR), initiates and coordinates this exercise to assess the resilience and safety of European CCPs to adverse market developments and to identify any potential shortcomings.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published today a statement on the Implementation of the new EMIR Refit regime for the clearing obligation for financial and non-financial counterparties.
“S&Ds condemn the lack of ambition of member states to reinforce the regulatory framework on Central Counterparties. On the 20th of March, the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) withdrew its recommendation to amend Article 22 of the Statute of the European System of Central Banks (ESCB) and of the ECB on conferral of powers in relation to Central Counterparties (CCPs). “