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ESMA updates MiFID II specifications

ESMA has updated the technical documentation relating to transaction reporting, order record keeping and clock synchronisation, correcting and updating several issues in the original document. The updates span a few typos, reference (for example updating references to regulatory technical standards with the regulation number, now that the RTS’s have been published in the Official Journal) as well as some corrections. The new document can be found here, with a “tracked changes” version available here.

The covered rules primarily apply to current or future Investment Firms and venues.

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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