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HM Treasury publishes response to consultation on MiFID II transposition

HM Treasury has published the response to the consultation that they ran in 2015 regarding the transposition of MiFID II into UK law. The results of the consultation can be found here and the proposed regulations can be found here, with all documents accessible from here.

The response covers several topics including position limits and their application, which start on page 11 of the response. They are linked with the FCA’s second consultation on MiFID II (see here) which deals with the topic. The consultation also looks at other topics such as the set up of OTFs, the ability to offer services from third countries, and unauthorised persons. A summary of the overall document can be found here on the National Law Review’s web site.

About avivhandler

Aviv is the Managing Director of ETR Advisory, a niche consultancy focused on energy and commodity regulation. He has more than 20 years of experience in energy and commodity trading, credit, risk and financial technology. He has delivered a series of trading, credit and risk solutions to a wide variety of oil majors, power and gas companies and investment banks. Prior to founding ETR, he was Partner at SunGard Global Services, where he built a Centre of Excellence in European Energy 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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