The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published four reports focused on how the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) framework has been functioning and providing input and recommendations to the European Commission’s (EC) EMIR Review.
Deutsche Bank is the latest major financial institution to laud the potential of the blockchain, confirming that it is exploring the use of distributed ledger technology for everything from securities clearing and settlement to anti-money laundering registries.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) is to undertake an investigation into the use of virtual currency or distributed ledger technology in the capital markets.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has conducted a peer review on how national regulators (national competent authorities or NCAs) supervise and enforce the MiFID provisions relating to investment firms' obligation to provide best execution, or obtain the best possible result, for their clients when executing their orders.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published today its final technical advice (TA) and launches a consultation on its draft regulatory technical and implementing standards (RTS/ ITS) regarding the implementation of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation (MiFIR).
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published an Opinion along with an Advice on Investment-based crowdfunding.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on access to data held in European trade repositories . The MoU is effective as of 26 November 2014.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today published a consultation paper on the revision of the Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) and implementing technical standards (ITS) in relation to the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).
BME Clearing, the BME subsidiary that provides clearing services as a Central Counterparty (CCP), announced today that its national competent authority, CNMV, has approved its application as a CCP in accordance with the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).
Daniel Godfrey, Chief Executive of the IMA, has published a blog summarising the Association's position on the ESMA (European Securities and Markets Authority) consultation on MiFID II in relation to the proposal to impose substantial restrictions on the use of dealing commissions to pay for investment research from January 2017.
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