There has not been much news this week, as the year gets off to a start, but there have been a few articles other published both at the end of last year and this week, with various thoughts, other than the one on this blog.
See here for a video by Siobhan Hall of S&P Global Platts explaining RTS 20. Kasper Walet has posted this article on the important of properly resourcing compliance functions in energy and commodity companies. This interview on the ETRC Summit web page with Peter Krusaa of Dong Energy looks at the shift in financial services from banking regulation to trading regulation and how commodity and energy companies can deal with it.
In the wider MiFID II world, this post on the Fidessa blog reminds that there is now under a year to go until MiFID II starts, although some requirements could be delayed.And this article on The Trade News reports on the controversy around the rules on algorithmic trading and high frequency trading. Those who engage in high frequency trading (as defined in MiFID II and the Delegated Act) are unable to use the Ancillary Activity exemption found in Article 2(1) j.
It is likely that regulatory announcements will commence next week, once the year gets into full swing.