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ESMA Updates Q&A on Short Selling Regulation

November 14th 2018  The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today updated its Questions and Answers Q&As on the Short-Selling Regulation (SSR). This Q&A clarifies that the identification of the relevant competent authority, following the entry into application of MiFID II/MiFIR, is no longer made under Commission Regulation No 1287/2006 but under Commission Delegated […]

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ESMA update its Q&As on MIFID II and MIFIR Market Structure and Transparency Topics

November 14th 2018  The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today updated its Questions and Answers regarding market structures and transparency issues under the Market in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation (MiFIR). The new Q&As provide clarification on the following topics: Making data available free of charge 15 minutes after publication (amendment to an existing Q&A); • Obligations […]

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ESMA update its AIFMD Q&As

October 4th 2018  The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today updated its Questions and Answers on the application Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). ESMA has added a new Q&A clarifying the application of the AIFMD notification requirements with regard to AIFMs managing umbrella AIFs on a cross-border basis. Related links: Outline of AxiomSL’s AIFMD Solution

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ESMA update its Q&As on MIFID II and MIFIR commodity derivative topics

October 2nd 2018  The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today updated its Questions and Answers on MiFID II and MiFIR commodity derivatives topics. These Q&As provide clarification on issues related to the MiFID II/MiFIR regime for commodity derivatives, including on position limits, position reporting and ancillary activity. New or revised answers are provided on […]

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ESMA update the CSDR Q&As

September 27th 2018 The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today updated its Questions and Answers (Q&As) regarding the implementation of the Central Securities Depository Regulation (CSDR). The updated Q&A provides answers to questions regarding practical issues on the implementation of the new CSDR regime. The latest batch of CSDR Q&As covers the following topics: Book-entry […]

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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 Q&As on MIFIR Data Reporting

September 26th 2018  The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued today an update of its Q&As regarding data reporting under Market in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR). The updated Q&As document includes the following two new Q&As: FX Swaps reporting: the Q&A includes reference data and transaction reporting scenarios where an FX swap is […]

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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 […]