Esma acknowledges industry concerns over delegated reporting provisions and confirms it is considering a one-year delay
Esma seeks to apply Emir overseas only where EU-guaranteed financial entities trade under non-equivalent regimes – while corporates are given free rein
European energy traders say worries about the impact of Mifid II are chilling activity in longer-dated power and gas
International frameworks for CCPs should be the primary source of jurisdictional equivalence assessments, according to Iosco's Alder.
Incoming rules on portfolio reconciliation could encourage many derivatives users to outsource the process. But it’s not a simple short cut, warn Mike Pierides and Alistair Charleton of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
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Buy-side must prepare to meet their FX reporting obligations in Europe, which will be more challenging than in the US, webinar participants warn
Industry association plans to complete project by year-end to bring greater clarity to the definition of spot FX across currencies and geographies
Reporting infrastructure built to fulfil Dodd-Frank requirements will need to be revamped to meet Emir standards, say banks
Indian reticence over Emir steps up pressure on EC equivalency regime
Clearing house and commodity traders voice concerns about European firms going to US due to Emir CCP standards
Respondents to Risk España’s survey expect to see declines in over-the-counter derivative volumes as a result of regulation and believe less than half the OTC market’s total notional value will be eligible for clearing
The EC and Esma should consult on the process for determining equivalency with Emir, says Eric Pan of the SEC
The G-20 had hoped the reporting of OTC derivatives trades would give regulators an opportunity to spot the build-up of systemic risk. But domestic reporting requirements, a lack of standard data formats and local privacy laws are preventing supervisors...
The draft form of the EU's proposed financial transactions tax is 'unworkable' for European firms operating in Asia
The cost of reducing systemic risk is too high for the real economy, says Isda deputy chief executive
The potential for conflicting regulations could hamper cross-border trades, warns MAS official
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The first clearing mandates came into force in the US on March 11, but there is still plenty of uncertainty about how certain parts of the new regulatory framework will function. In this roundtable discussion, Nick Sawyer talks to two senior board members...