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October 12, 2016 - Editor

It goes without saying, I suppose, that financial markets regulation has always been something of a conundrum – the markets have always been global, to

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August 2, 2016 - Editor

At a recent webinar hosted by Riskfocus we discussed trade reporting. There is no end of research extoling the grim realities or lamenting the high costs

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June 10, 2016 - Editor

More than three years after the entry into force of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (“EMIR”) and the regulatory technical standards of 19 December 2012

Featured image for “A Practical Guide to MiFID II / MiFIR Transaction Reporting”

June 6, 2016 - Editor

The revision of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive represents a fundamental change for financial markets across many areas, requiring major re-engineering of some business

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April 25, 2016 - Editor

Finally, the EU Commission has published the delegated regulation on organizational requirements, including thresholds for systematic internalisation (SI), inter alia. If your point of reference is ESMA’s

Featured image for “MiFID II: How to capitalise on the creative destruction of the status quo”

September 3, 2015 - Editor

As MiFID II looms large, swathes of the markets for financial instruments are being completely remade.

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July 17, 2015 - Editor

For any investment firm operating a single-dealer bond or swap ECN in Europe, MiFID II raises a life-altering decision – whether to become an organized

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July 28, 2014 - Editor

When I see folks pick up MiFID II or MiFIR for the first time (or any regulation come to think of that!) their eyes glaze

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April 24, 2014 - Editor

European Regulation Six Ways Europe’s Financial Sector Is Meant to Mend Its Ways What Michel Barnier, the EU commissioner responsible for financial services, dubbed a

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March 6, 2014 - Editor

EU-Verordnung zur Regulierung des Derivatemarktes Seit dem 12. Februar 2014 müssen alle Derivatekontrakte, börsliche und ausserbörsliche, an ein von der Europäischen Wertpapieraufsichtsbehörde ESMA zugelassenes Transaktionsregister