European securities and markets authority (esma)
Alan Brint, head of corporate and institutional business at RBC Wealth Management, discusses the impact of the impending AIFM directive on depository liability
A public hearing on Emir draft technical standards earlier this week leaves market participants with ongoing concerns over asset-class specifics and implementation time frame
Counterparties will have to post variation margin on uncleared trades – but questions remain over which firms will have to post and collect initial margin
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The European Union’s securities markets authority will have to tackle an alphabet soup of new regulations and directives this year – Emir, Mifid and Mifir among them – with a staff smaller than that of Iceland’s national regulator. Can it handle...
Regulators must adopt a calibrated approach to mandated collateral so that short-dated FX swaps and forwards are not caught up in the rules unnecessarily, argue market participants
Esma has published a discussion paper on new clearing rules just five days after the high-level text was agreed - but a quick start and a three-month deadline extension might not be enough
Esma could take key risk management decisions out of the hands of CCPs, according to new discussion paper on the technical standards required by European clearing rules
Delays in the adoption of Europe's new clearing rules have eaten into the time Esma has to meet its June 30 rule-writing deadline
The past year has seen the exchange-traded funds industry plagued by discussions about the relative complexity of synthetic and physical ETFs. Will the newly published European Securities and Markets Authority guidelines on the products put the matter...
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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