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Article on exemption reductions in MiFID II

See here for a good summary by Wragge,  Lawrence, Graham & Co on the reduced exemptions available in MiFID II for commodities trading, according to the current consultation.

Anyone trading any sort of commodities in Europe needs to become very familiar with these revised exemptions. It is worth assessing your status as soon as possible, so that in the event of being caught by the wider MiFID rules, preparations can be made.

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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