Web of EU commodity rules too complex, conference told

Mifid II, Emir, Remit and other regimes seen as “not very co-ordinated”

Overlapping regulations are a knotty problem for EU energy firms

The assortment of new, interrelated European Union regulatory regimes covering commodity derivatives trading suffers from a lack of co-ordination, national regulators and market participants agreed at a recent industry event.

"If you look at the commodity derivatives markets... you are [surrounded] by different types of regulation and I would go as far as saying that they are not very co-ordinated, for the time being at least," Christian Sigmundt, an official with German financial regulator Bafi

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