EMIR News Alerts


EMIR News Alerts

Discover our regular new alerts to keep you informed on the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

EU proposal to bring transparency to SFTs
Firms that engage in securities lending and repos, referred to as securities financing transactions (SFTs), will face EMIR-like reporting requirements and stricter rules on rehypothecation under a proposal published today by the European Commission.

Pathfinder - December
Alternative investment fund managers. Capital requirement (CRD/CRR) and liquidity coverage ratio (LCR). Insurance intermediaries in handling complaints.

Pathfinder - November
Alternative investment fund manager (AIFM). Insurance brokers.Key information documents for packaged retail investment products (PRIPs). Solvency II and Omnibus II Directives.

EMIR Reporting Requirements - the countdown to implementation has started
According to the Article 9 of Regulation 648/2012/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012 on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories (EMIR).

EMIR - Equivalence with certain third countries
ESMA technical advice on third country regulatory equivalence under EMIR.

AIFMD update - ESMA guidelines on reporting obligations
ESMA has finally issued its much awaited guidance and recommendations on the reporting requirements under AIFMD.

Margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) released on September 2 the final framework for margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives.

The changing role of custodian banks
There has been much public debate and comment around initiatives aimed at reforming the European internal market and beyond it the global arrangements in the wake of the financial crisis.

EMIR - CSSF Circular 13/557
The CSSF Circular 13/557 published on 23/01/2013 (hereafter “the circular”) introduces EMIR that addresses the risk of OTC trading by imposing new requirements.

EMIR - The countdown to implementation begins
Firms now have much greater certainty on the detailed requirements for EMIR and the timetable for implementation following today’s publication of the European Commission’s Technical Standards.

EMIR - The jigsaw is nearly complete
The next milestone has passed in the EU's long journey to implement the G20 commitment to reform OTC derivative markets.

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