ESMA fees for Third-Country CCPs under EMIR 2.2

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  • respond to the question stated;
  • indicate the specific question to which the comment relates;
  • contain a clear rationale; and
  • describe any alternatives ESMA should consider.

ESMA will consider all comments received by 29 July 2019.

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Who should read this paper

This consultation is looking for feedback from third-country CCPs, market participants and authorities.

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