Industry had been banking on one-year postponement - Esma now looking for solution to reporting impasse, according to senior EC official
Senior MEP says officials from US and Europe only recognised dangers of Sef rules footnote in recent weeks
German MEP “appalled” by “irresponsible” council as Omnibus II trilogue negotiations resume
European Parliament pushes back vote to March 11 despite positive developments in Omnibus II negotiations
Short-term fixes give rise to uncertainty, in contrast to long-term change needed to rescue the ETS, say firms
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Lawyers warn allowing strictest regulation to prevail will create heavy-handed regime
Brussels frames Solvency II long-term guarantees debate along the lines of Eiopa’s proposals
The global FX division is upping its lobbying efforts to have forex derivatives carved out of the financial transaction tax with new research that shows the potential impact of the tax on transaction costs
International frameworks for CCPs should be the primary source of jurisdictional equivalence assessments, according to Iosco's Alder.
Benchmark indexes in energy markets are already well regulated and do not need further oversight, argues EC director-general for energy
Solvency II calibrations need to account for different national contexts
Price reporting agencies (PRAs) are facing intense scrutiny from regulators, amid renewed allegations that their widely used price indexes are being manipulated by unscrupulous energy traders. Will the PRAs be forced to change their ways? Alexander Osipovich...
Asian CCPs under pressure from EU third-country equivalence/recognition deadline squeeze
Structuring and regulation of assets frustrating investment, say market participants
EC asset management head proposes regulation of some strategy ETFs under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, instead of Ucits
Tax liability could send CCPs "directly into insolvency" warn Czech officials in leaked document
Equivalence and substituted compliance issues must be resolved quickly, or financial markets will be affected, says Kono at Japanese FSA
Eleven EU states have agreed to implement a harmonised financial transaction tax, due to begin in January 2014. The tax has a huge extraterritorial reach, posing serious questions about its impact on Asia
Daily turnover in Prada shares listed on Hong Kong Exchange has dropped by over 30% since introduction of Italian financial transaction tax two months ago
The EC and Esma should consult on the process for determining equivalency with Emir, says Eric Pan of the SEC
The draft form of the EU's proposed financial transactions tax is 'unworkable' for European firms operating in Asia