Appendix B: Glossary

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2009 G20 Pittsburgh Summit/Pittsburgh Declaration The G20 summit held after the financial crash. The declaration at the Summit resulted in rules that legislated for practices to reduce systemic risk, such as EMIR, FMIA and the Dodd–Frank Act.

ACER code (see Chapter 2) The code used to identify market participants under REMIT. It is issued when registering in the CEREMP.

ACER XML (see Chapter 4) Data format used to report under REMIT.

ACER’s Regulatory Information System (ARIS, see Chapter 4) The system used to collect data under REMIT. Registered reporting mechanisms (RRMs) usually forward data from market participants to ARIS.

Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER, see Chapter 4) The regulatory body, based in Ljubljana, that coordinates several EU regulations across the EU, including REMIT.

Alternative instrument indicator (AII, see Chapter 2) Coding scheme used to identify products.

Ancillary activity exemption (see Chapter 6) Exemption found in MiFID II Article 2(1)j that permits those whose “main business” is in commodity derivatives to be exempt from the majority of MiFID II provided that the ancillary activity test is passed.


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