Energy firms need to gear up for Remit insider-trading rules, lawyers warn

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New insider-trading compliance programmes required by Europe's Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency (Remit) could prove challenging for companies to implement, according to industry lawyers.

Adding to tensions among electricity and gas traders is the fact that Remit could come into force as early as mid-December – the regulation was adopted by the European Union (EU) earlier this month and the rules can be applied 20 days after they are published in the official journal of the

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