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ESMA issues Statement to address upcoming EMIR refit Implementation issues

ESMA issues Statement to address upcoming EMIR refit Implementation issues January 31st 2019 The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published today a statement addressing EMIR Refit implementation. The public statement addresses issues around the clearing and trading obligations for small financial counterparties and the backloading requirement for reporting entities, ahead of upcoming deadlines, which would […]

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ESAs publish joint EMIR STS Standards

December 18th, 2018  The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) published today two joint draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) to amend the RTS on the clearing obligation and risk mitigation techniques for non-cleared OTC derivatives. These standards provide a specific treatment for simple, transparent and standardised (STS) securitisation to ensure a level playing field with covered bonds. They […]

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ESMA publishes Final Report Amending RTS on the Clearing Obligation for Intragroup Transactions

September 26th 2018  The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today published its Final Report on the Clearing Obligation under EMIR (no. 6). The report presents a new set of draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) on the clearing obligation. The draft RTS relate to the deferred date of application for the treatment of certain […]

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ESMA updates its EMIR Q&As

September 26th 2018  The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued today an update of its Q&As regarding the implementation of the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). The updated Q&A includes a clarification on access models at European central counterparties (CCPs), and specifically models that typically aim at facilitating buy-side or small participant access […]

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ESMA update Validation Rules under EMIR

August 9th 2018  The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has updated today its validation rules regarding the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) with regards to the revised technical standards on reporting under Article 9 of EMIR. The amendments will be applicable from 5th November 2018. ESMA updated its validation rules for the submitted reports […]

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ESMA update Q&As on EMIR Reporting

May 26th 2018 The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today updated its Questions and Answers (Q&As) regarding the implementation of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). The Q&A provides clarification reporting to trade repositories. The purpose of these Q&As is to promote common supervisory approaches and practices in the application of EMIR. They provide […]

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ESMA update EMIR validation rules

March 1st, 2018 Today the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) updated its validation rules regarding the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) with regards to the revised technical standards on reporting under Article 9 of EMIR. ESMA updated its validation rules for the reports submitted under the revised technical standards to: Allow for the reporting […]

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ESMA Updates EMIR Q&As

December 14, 2017 The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published an update of its Q&A on practical questions regarding the implementation of the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). The update includes new answers regarding indirect clearing, reporting of collateral, swap reporting to trade repositories, and contracts with no maturity. Further details can be […]

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ESMA updates Q&A on EMIR Implementation

November 20, 2017 The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has updated its questions and answers (Q&As) on the Implementation of the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) following the publication of the revised technical standards on reporting under Article 9 of EMIR applicable from 1 November 2017. The revised RTS and ITS on reporting under Article 9 of […]