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Post-trade: From the EEC to Here

This posting is the second article in a series being run by Thomas Murray Data Services. It focuses on the context in which the terms of Brexit will be...

Posted on: 14 Sep, 2016

ESMA EMIR Review Fireside Chat: Compliance. Completeness. Correctness.

With the consultation period for the EMIR review being at an end, ESMA has weighed in at the eleventh hour and given an indication of the changes they propose the Commission make to the regulation as it currently stands.

Posted on: 28 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

ESMA advice positive on Guernsey AIFMD passport extension

A recommendation by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) to grant Guernsey a 'third country' passport under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) has been welcomed by the Island's funds sector.

Posted on: 05 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

Optionality key for managers as Jersey gets AIFMD passport recommendation from ESMA

Recognition for Jersey’s regulatory framework for alternative funds and the recommendation that the jurisdiction should enjoy future access to a Europe-wide passport under the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) has been we
Posted on: 05 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

CCP Battle Drags On

The prolonged transatlantic battle over the mutual recognition of central counterparty clearing houses (CCPs) reflects deep differences over the costs of resolving a failing C

Posted on: 09 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

ESMA chairman positive about securitization, venture capital, crowd funding and retail investment

The European securities markets are more fragmented and heterogeneous than the banking industry.

Posted on: 28 May, 2015

Speculation over which offshore jurisdictions will gain pan-EU passport

There is speculation as to which offshore jurisdictions will benefit from the pan-EU marketing passport afforded under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Posted on: 19 May, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

ESMA grants equivalence to 10 APAC CCPs

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has granted equivalence to 10 Asia-Pacific (APAC) central counterparty clearing houses (CCPs), thereby allowing third country CCPs to provide clearing services to EU clearing members and trading venues.

Posted on: 30 Apr, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

Equivalence in European and US clearing rules

The European regulator, ESMA (the European Securities and Markets Authority), has so far deemed the rules and their regulatory outcome around central clearing to be equivalent to its own standards in Japan, Singapore, Australia and Hong Kong, with the frameworks in Canada, Mexico and India expected to follow shortly. The big name missing from this list is the US.

Posted on: 18 Mar, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

ESMA publishes consultation on asset segregation

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published a consultation paper outlining options on asset segregation under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Posted on: 02 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

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