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Final text of Benchmark Regulation published

The European Parliament have published the final text of the Benchmark Regulation, which can be found here. The rules are intended to further regulate the management of benchmarks, in addition to the general anti abuse measures found in rules such as MAR and REMIT. In addition to giving NCAs sanctioning powers, the regulations set out rules for the administration of and contribution to the setting of benchmarks, including those applying to the energy and commodity markets.

The European Parliament have already approved the rules. They will apply towards the end of 2017.

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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