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Latest ESMA MiFID II Technical Advice issued and Consultation opened

ESMA have just announced the final Technical Advice and have also opened another Public Consultation on MiFID II.

The technical advice comprises ESMA views on the various issues addressed within the rules, such as the issue of the definition of whether physical forwards are considered “derivatives”. (See page 399)

The consultation is part of the process of producing the final regulatory technical standards. Two documents are associated with it:  the main consultation paper which examines the issues and asks questions and also the draft regulatory technical standards.

The consultation closes on 2nd March.

About avivhandler

Aviv is the Managing Director of ETR Advisory, a niche consultancy focused on the regulation of the commodity, energy and financial markets. He has more than 23 years of experience in the financial, energy and commodity markets, covering regulatory compliance, credit, risk and financial technology. Prior to founding ETR, he was Partner at SunGard Global Services, where he built a Centre of Excellence in European Energy and Commodity Regulation. Before that, he founded Coherence, a consulting firm specializing in credit risk in commodity and energy trading as well as software product management. The credit practice ultimately became part of Sirius Solutions, where he was the Managing Director of Europe. He has also held management roles at KWI and Iris Financial, among other organizations. Mr. Handler holds a degree in computer science from Imperial College, University of London.

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