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MiFID II falling behind

As reported in the banking Regulatory Reform blog, and in other places, the issues still on the table around MiFID II were not resolved by the end of December as planned. This means that there will be a delay in presenting it to the European parliament. If MiFID is not passed by parliament by the … Continue reading

A guide to trade reporting

See here and here for Maria Leontiou’s guide to trade reporting. It’s a bit different for us in Energy but never the less is a good read.

REGIS and Triana webinar on data enrichment

REGIS-TR will be holding a webinar on data enrichment on 9th January. Details are here.  

ESMA publishes clarification on the reporting of Exchange Traded Derivatives under EMIR

The eagerly awaited guidance on the reporting of Exchange Traded Derivatives under EMIR has finally been published. It is in the form of an update to the Q+A and can be found here. Further analysis will be published later today. In the meantime the deadline looms close.  

Updated EU Commission Q+A on EMIR

The EU Commission has updated their EMIR Q+A which can be seen here. The answers to questions 14 and 15 have been updated. Note that this is not the same as the ESMA Q+A. We await an update from ESMA on how Exchange Traded Derivatives will be handled under EMIR.  

EMIR backloading for live trades on day one

According to this post on the Rule Financial Web site, the FCA are going to ask that all trades which are live on the 12th February 2014 be backloaded on or before then, despite the previous guidance that there is a 90 day grace period to backload such trades. Whilst this is quite logical in … Continue reading

MifID II still in discussion

There still seems to be some disagreement about MiFID II, which endangers its ability to pass through this European parliament (which finishes in May). This article on Bloomberg.net has details.

REGIS and Swift webinar – Are you ready for EMIR Trade Reporting?

REGIS-TR and Swift will be holding a webinar on 18th December entitled “Are you ready for EMIR Trade Reporting?”. Registration is here.

ETR Advisory and Comtech Advisory Regulatory Market Survey Published

A survey conducted by ETR Advisory and Comtech Advisory  and sponsored by TriOptima, covering the readiness of market participants for the upcoming EMIR and REMIT regulations has been published. The results can be downloaded from the Comtech Advisory web site here. Gary Vasey has also published a thought provoking post on the results, which in … Continue reading

Kynetix and Contango join forces on solutions for commodities and EMIR challenges

Kynetix, a technology solutions provider focused on capital markets, and Contango, a commodities and derivatives consultancy, today announced a partnership. The press release can be found here.