Irish regulator: put derivatives on TTIP agenda

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Central Bank of Ireland wants derivatives on TTIP agenda

The Central Bank of Ireland has added its weight to calls for the European Union-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) to tackle the thorny problem of cross-border harmonisation of regulation affecting derivatives. To date, moves by Europe to advance such regulatory co-operation discussions within the ambit of TTIP, a proposed free trade agreement between the EU and the US, have been thwarted. US authorities have concerns that rolling financial services regulation into TTIP