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CFTC Year in Review and a Look Forward

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Posted by Paul M. Architzel and Dan M. Berkovitz, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, on Saturday, February 4, 2017

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Srikant Ganesan in DerivSource on “The Long FRTB Road Ahead”

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The January 30 DerivSource article entitled “The Long Road FRTB Road Ahead” shines light on the fact that, even though the regulation comes due in 2019, firms have already started laying the foundation for compliance, and those that haven’t should get started.derivsource-white-background-</body></html>

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Corporate Hedging and the Design of Incentive-Compensation Contracts

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Posted by Sterling Huang, Singapore Management University, on Wednesday, February 1, 2017

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MAR and commodity derivatives: An inside scoop

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Following on from last month’s Q&A on commodity derivatives within MiFID II/MiFIR, on 17 January ESMA published its guidelines for the disclosure of inside information on commodity derivatives and spot markets under the Market Abuse Regulation framework.  This publication is a response in accordance with Article 7(5) of MAR, that expresses ESMA to be the

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Transaction Reporting and ISO 22

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by Alan McIntyre

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Andy Green in DerivSource on Data Quality

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The recent DerivSource regulatory year-end wrap-up entitled “Certain about Uncertainty: A Review of 2016” summarizes the year in regulation with a particular focus on the potential impact that political upheaval, in particular Brexit and the US Presidential Election, could have on existing and pending regulations.

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ESMA on commodity derivatives: Taking stock

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On 19 December 2016, ESMA published its Q&A paper on the topic of commodity derivatives within MiFID II and MiFIR.  The document focuses on the promotion of supervisory approaches and practices for the application of position limits, position reporting and ancillary activity provisions.  It also provides clarity on the technicalities of the policy and the

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OTC ISIN Fees: Who Pays What, When and Why

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Financial firms will need to start preparing their 2018 budgets early now that the Association for National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) has given them some inkling of the fees needed to obtain new international securities identification numbers (ISINs) for over-the-counter derivative contracts. The largest swaps dealers and trading platforms would pay the most, while low-volume OTC […]

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ISO 20022 Transaction Reporting for ESMA and MIFID II

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I’m doing the industrious people at the International Organization for ISO 20022 Transaction ReportingStandardization a disservice as it’s really ISO 20022 Transaction Reporting. But ISO 22 is catchier and requires far less effort than ISO Twenty Thousand and Twenty Two.

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Andy Green in DerivSource on Data Quality

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The recent DerivSource regulatory year-end wrap-up entitled “Certain about Uncertainty: A Review of 2016” summarizes the year in regulation with a particular focus on the potential impact that political upheaval, in particular Brexit and the US Presidential Election, could have on existing and pending regulations.

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