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ESMA has published updated Q and As on EMIR

14 February 2014  |  1325 views  |  0

The updated text and new questions with related clarifications are as follows:

General Questions

. Q1 on funds and counterparties and whether entities with a charitable

nature or otherwise a non-profit profile have to report under EMIR


OTC Questions

. Q3 on the calculation of the clearing threshold

. Q12 on risk mitigation techniques

. Q18 on indirect clearing (new)

 CCP Questions

 Q3, 8 11, 12, 16 modified, 17, 18 & 19 new


TR Questions

. Q1 on classification of financial instruments

. Q10 on codes


The following are new questions:

. Q18 on UTI construction

. Q19 on UTI generation

. Q20 on Empty fields

. Q21 on UPI taxonomy

. Q22 on venues with all codes

. Q23 "all code"

. Q24 buy/sell indicator for swaps

. Q25 decimal values in fields 15 & 16

. Q26 complex contracts

. Q27 Leg 1 and Leg 2 fields


OTC reporting scenario

. Amended - Reporting to TRs - transaction scenarios


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