Emir and Mifid II interactions analysed

Author: | Published: 24 Aug 2017

EU derivatives legislation may fall short of delivering a cohesive regime

When the provisions under the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (directive 2014/65/EU) and the new Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (together, Mifid II) relating to the trading of derivatives take effect, on January 3 2018, the regime for derivatives trading in the EU will have significantly progressed toward a point of being substantially complete. The new body of rules governing derivatives trading across Mifid II and the European Market and Infrastructure Regulation (regulation (EU) 648/2012 or Emir) is complex, and continues to be subject to adjustments and revisions....



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