Industry expects ‘serious negative consequences’ from Esma proposals
Exchanges keep tight grip on data as new EU reporting regime kicks in
Industry groups push “sensibly higher” thresholds to escape grip of Mifid rules
Imposing CRD IV on trading houses, utilities and oil majors makes no sense
Rules would cost billions and push up cost of risk management, industry argues
Mifid II proposals seen as bad for end-users and market liquidity
Schemes pose threat to electricity markets and integration, firms say
Zest for subsidies could threaten plans for unified EU electricity market
Efet board member calls for dramatic overhaul of subsidy regimes
Fax counterparties could be locked out of OTC market
Markup language could reduce high levels of operational risk
Mifid II exemptions for physically settled power, gas, coal and oil greeted by European energy traders
Participants within Europe's electricity markets expect market coupling to continue apace in the next few years, making a European-wide integrated power market possible by 2014
A partnership between EFETnet and DTCC aims to create a global commodity derivatives trade repository, which will provide regulators one point of contact for trade data
Energy Risk catches up with the latest appointments, promotions and departures in global commodity markets
EU’s rules consultation raises industry concerns
Technological developments have transformed the face of European energy broking beyond recognition. Now regulatory changes could potentially alter this landscape even further. Alex Davis and Katie Holliday speak to the major brokers about their vision...
EFET calls for energy companies to be exempted from mandatory clearing as proposed by the European Commission
Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (DrKW) and Fortis Bank executed the first trade of European emission allowances using an International Swaps and Derivatives Association master agreement last week. London-based environmental and energy broker Evolution...
The delayed standard agreements for trading natural gas instruments at the Zeebrugge gas hub are set for release in the first quarter of next year, said Peter Taff, director of European operations at UK utility Centrica and a member of the Zeebrugge Focus...