Type of document


List of third-country CCPs recognised to offer services and activities in the Union

08 January 2019
third-country_ccps_recognised_under_emir.pdf Style ESMA document ...

ESMA is ready to review UK CCPs’ and CSDs’ recognition applications for a no-deal Brexit scenario

19 December 2018
No 648/2012 (European Markets Infrastructure Regulation- EMIR) for a no-deal Brexit scenario, where ... recognition conditions under Article 25 of EMIR are met. 1.    The first condition is the adoption ... accordance with Article 25(7) of EMIR. The MoU is in the process of being refined in order to ensure, in ...

ESAs publish joint EMIR STS standards

18 December 2018
required for the proper implementation of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) and will ... Legal basis and background The ESAs developed these two RTS in accordance with Articles 4 and 11 of EMIR ... 648/2012 (EMIR) in order to provide a specific treatment for STS Securitisation within the clearing ...

Peer reviews

14 December 2018
mandatory Peer Reviews in relation to CCPs’ authorisation and supervision under EMIR  developed by ESMA.  ...

Public Register for the Clearing Obligation under EMIR

11 December 2018
public_register_for_the_clearing_obligation_under_emir.pdf Style ESMA document ...

Q&A on EMIR implementation

03 December 2018
esma70-1861941480-52_qa_on_emir_implementation.pdf Style ESMA document ...

ESAs propose to amend bilateral margin requirements to assist Brexit preparations for OTC derivative contracts

29 November 2018
the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).  The draft RTS propose, in the context of the United ...

Managing risks of a no-deal Brexit in the area of central clearing

23 November 2018
EU clearing members and trading venues as of 30 March 2019, should all the conditions in EMIR ...

ESMA asks clients of credit rating agencies and trade repositories to prepare for a no-deal Brexit

09 November 2018
Derivatives subject to the reporting obligation under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR ...

ESMA proposes a regulatory change to support the Brexit preparations of counterparties to uncleared OTC derivatives

08 November 2018
Regulation (EMIR). The draft RTS propose, in the context of the United Kingdom’s (UK) withdrawal from ...

ESMA issues clarifications on clearing and trading obligations ahead of 21 December 2018 deadline

31 October 2018
derivative contracts and trading them on trading venues.  Under Regulation (EU) No 648/2012 (EMIR), both: ... with respect to (2), the European Commission’s proposal to amend EMIR that was published on 4 May 2017 ... obligation and the EMIR clearing obligation, this potential timing gap would also have implications with ...

ESMA data analysis values EU derivatives market at €660 trillion with central clearing increasing significantly

18 October 2018
Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR), provides the first comprehensive market-level view of the EU’s derivatives ... Chair, said: “The data gathered by ESMA as part of its EMIR responsibilities provides us with ... increasing significantly, showing that the EMIR clearing obligation works and is having the desired impact. ...

ESMA will focus on supervisory convergence and supervision in 2019

03 October 2018
Supervision (ESAs’ Review) and EMIR 2.2. Steven Maijoor, Chair, said: “In 2019 ESMA will continue its focus on ... to plan for possible changes to ESMA’s mandate under the ESAs and EMIR Reviews. We will be flexible in ...

ESMA updates its opinion on ancillary activity calculations

02 October 2018
EMIR. Market participants, under the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), are ...

ESMA publishes final report amending RTS on the clearing obligation for intragroup transactions

27 September 2018
Report on the Clearing Obligation under EMIR (no 6). The report presents a new set of draft regulatory ... country under Article 13(2) of EMIR in respect of the clearing obligation, ESMA proposes to prolong these ... to contain the risk of unintended consequences with respect to EMIR’s objectives by deferring the date ...

ESMA updates its EMIR Q&As

26 September 2018
of its Q&A regarding the implementation of the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR ... derivative under Article 9 of EMIR. This specific Q&A should be implemented in 12 months after its ... the application of EMIR. They provide responses to questions posed by the general public and market participants ...

ESMA updates Q&A on MiFIR data reporting

26 September 2018
a Q&A on FX swap reporting under EMIR, which is expected to be implemented 12 months after its ...

What drives the use of CDS by EU investment funds?

20 September 2018
Markets Authority (ESMA), in a study carried out on data reported under EMIR, finds that funds that are ...

ESMA publishes the responses to the CP No. 6 under EMIR

07 September 2018
the Clearing Obligation under EMIR. To view the responses, please click the link below: Consultation Paper no.6 ... on the Clearing Obligation under EMIR​     Consultation Paper no.6 on the Clearing Obligation under ... EMIR ...

ESMA publishes opinion on proposed amendments to SFTR technical standards

05 September 2018
will deviate from and create inconsistency with the currently applicable EMIR reporting standards; c) ...