ESMA have yesterday released a series of documents and schemas further detailing how several aspect of reporting under MiFID II, reference data publication under MAR, and other information. The press release can be found here, and the page providing links to the detailed documents and schemas is here.The release follows publication of guidance two weeks ago. There is an analysis of some of the topics covered there on the RegTechFS blog here.
The majority of the requirements apply to “investment firms”, i.e. financial counterparties. This includes energy and commodity market participants who are required to set up such an entity due to not passing the Ancillary Activity test, whose final form is still eagerly awaited.