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ESMA finalises MiFID II’s derivatives trading obligation

29 September 2017
final draft Regulatory Technical Standard (RTS) implementing the trading obligation for derivatives ... under the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR). ESMA’s draft RTS provides ... draft RTS have been submitted to the European Commission (EC) today for its endorsement. The Commission ...

ESMA issues final standards for publication of derivatives data

10 July 2017
regulatory technical standards (RTS) regarding the aggregation and publication of derivatives data by trade ... repositories (TRs). ESMA’s RTS define the operational standards for aggregation and comparison of aggregate ... position data across TRs, which is important to assess risks associated to those markets. ESMA’s RTS ensure ...

ESMA provides interim transparency calculations for MiFID II

03 July 2017
liquid in accordance with the MIFID/MIFIR RTS 2. The transparency calculations are based on data ...

ESMA consults on draft standards for trading obligation for derivatives under MiFIR

19 June 2017
to finalise its draft RTS on the trading obligation. The submission of supportive data would be particularly ...

ESMA publishes framework for mandatory benchmarks contributions

02 June 2017
future disputes. Final report on draft RTS on Cooperation ESMA has also published draft Regulatory ... Technical Standards (RTS) on the minimum contents for cooperation arrangements between ESMA and NCAs in ... third countries that have been designated as equivalent under the BMR. The draft RTS will enhance ...

ESMA Meet-the-Market Workshop on the European Single Electronic Format

11 May 2017
(ESMA) is drafting a regulatory technical standard (RTS) specifying an European Single Electronic Format ...

ESMA updates EMIR Q&A and validation rules

03 April 2017
the publication of the revised technical standards on reporting under Article 9 of EMIR. The revised RTS and ITS ...

MiFID II: ESMA issues final specifications for non-equity tape

31 March 2017
regulatory technical standards (RTS) specifying the scope of the consolidated tape for bonds, structured ... non-equity products. ESMA’s RTS specify the possibility for CT providers to specialise in one or some asset ... submitted in September 2015 draft regulatory technical standards (RTS 13 on the authorisation, ...

ESMA publishes final rules to ensure integrity of EU financial benchmarks

30 March 2017
containing the draft regulatory and implementing technical standards (RTS/ITS) under the Benchmarks ... at ensuring the accuracy and integrity of benchmarks across the European Union. The draft RTS/ITS set ...

ESMA issues implementing rules for package orders under MiFID II

28 February 2017
its final report on draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) regarding the treatment of package ... ESMA’s draft RTS specifies how the MiFIR pre-trade transparency requirements apply to package orders. ... ESMA’s draft RTS establishes a methodology for determining those package orders for which there is ...

European Supervisory Authorities respond to European Commission on amendments to PRIIPs rules

23 December 2016
regulatory technical standards (RTS) on key information documents (KIDs) for packaged retail and ... by draft amended RTS in November 2016. ...

ESMA asks Commission to delay central clearing for small financial counterparties

14 November 2016
final report was submitted to the European Commission for endorsement of the draft RTS presented in ... not to endorse the RTS. ...

The European Commission invites European Supervisory Authorities to amend PRIIPs rules and develop guidance

11 November 2016
to make to the draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) on key information documents (KID) for packaged ... retail and insurance-based investment products (PRIIPs), accompanied by draft amended RTS. The ESAs ... jointly submitted the draft RTS to the European Commission in April 2016 which was endorsed by ...

ESMA consults on transparency rules for package orders under MiFID II

10 November 2016
a public consultation on draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) regarding the treatment of package ... transparency obligation. ESMA’s draft RTS establish a methodology for determining those package orders for ... steps ESMA is seeking stakeholders’ input to its draft RTS by 3 January 2017 and will use the feedback ...

ESMA provides guidance on transaction reporting, order record keeping and clock synchronisation under MiFID II

10 October 2016
clock synchronisation requirements. As the regulatory technical standard (RTS) on the reporting ... publication is without prejudice to their possible objection to that RTS. The purpose of the Guidelines is ...

ESMA consults on consolidated tape for non-equity products

03 October 2016
issued today a consultation paper on its draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) regarding ... prices or consolidated tape. ESMA, having already issued its draft RTS on an equity tape, is seeking ... feedback on its draft RTS for the non-equity tape. In order to create the non-equity tape, trading venues ...

ESMA consults on future rules for financial benchmarks

29 September 2016
paper regarding its draft regulatory and implementing technical standards (RTS/ITS) which will implement ... the Benchmarks Regulation (BR). ESMA is asking stakeholders to comment on its proposed RTS/ITS applicable ... The key provisions of ESMA’s draft RTS/ITS cover both benchmark contributors and administrators: ...

ESMA proposes two amendments to natural person identifiers under MiFID II

01 July 2016
obligations under Article 26 of the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation- MiFIR (RTS 22). ESMA first ... submitted RTS 22 to the European Commission on 25 September 2015. The amendments concern the identifiers for ... natural persons which must be used in transaction reports, specified in Annex II of RTS 22. Each Member ...

ESMA issues Technical Standards for European Long-Term Investment Funds

08 June 2016
Report and draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) for Regulation (EU) 2015/760, the European ... to be taken into account; and A grandfathering provision, whereby ELTIFs have one year after the RTS ... postponing the delivery of its ELTIF RTS on the cost disclosure information which must be included in ...

ESMA issues opinion on MiFID II standards on ancillary activities

30 May 2016
to amend its draft RTS 20 under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation ... (MiFIR). RTS 20 provides criteria to establish when a non-financial firm’s commodity derivatives trading ... to achieve this, ESMA’s RTS 20 had designed quantitative tests, a trading activity and a business activity ...