They are questions that should strike fear into the heart of any regulator: how often does a product have to trade, and in what volumes, before it can be deemed liquid? The European Securities and Markets...
The recent agreement between EU institutions on a second wave of Mifid legislation will only increase the current level of uncertainty shaking the commodity market. Amid this backdrop, participants need...
Esma lacks derivatives data but will have to measure liquidity for each asset class falling under the scope of Mifid II
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A consultation by the European Securities and Markets Authority is being closely scrutinised for answers on how a revamped Markets in Financial Instruments Directive will affect commodity trading companies
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European disclosure regime for derivatives platforms diverges from that in US
European legislators are close to finalising their derivatives execution rules, but trading platforms are concerned the OTF framework may be sufficiently different to US Sef rules to scupper any chance of equivalence determinations. By Tom Osborn
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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