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Monday, 5 February 2018

EU Commission: ESMA updates Q&As on the Benchmarks Regulation

ESMA updates Q&As on the Benchmarks Regulation

ESMA updates Q&As on the Benchmarks Regulation

Monday 05 February 2018 16:31

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published updated Questions and Answers (Q&As) regarding the implementation of the Benchmarks Regulation (BMR).

The Q&As include two new answers regarding the following topics:

  • Commodity benchmarks: how the threshold in the exemption under Article 2(2)(g) of BMR should be calculated; and
  • Definition of a benchmark and investment funds:
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Question and Answers (Q&A) on the Regulation on short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps (SSR)

Monday 05 February 2018 17:12

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ESMA updates its Q&A on short selling

ESMA updates its Q&A on short selling

Monday 05 February 2018 17:14

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has updated today its Questions & Answers (Q&A) document regarding the implementation of the Short Selling Regulation (SSR).

The purpose of the Q&A document is to promote common supervisory approaches and practices in the application of SSR. Today's Q&A include an update of the Q&A on uncovered short sales further specifying cases in which rights to subscribe for new shares cannot be used to cover a short...

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Joint press release following the 4th Association Council meeting between the European Union and Georgia

The 4th Association Council meeting between the European Union and Georgia took place on 5 February and a joint press release was issued.

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ESMA UPDATES Q&A ON EMIR IMPLEMENTATION

ESMA UPDATES Q&A ON EMIR IMPLEMENTATION

Monday 05 February 2018 17:48

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued today an update of its Q&A on practical questions regarding the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

The updated Q&A includes new answers in relation to CCP margin requirements and reporting to trade repositories.  

The purpose of this document is to promote common supervisory approaches and practices in the application of EMIR. It provides responses to questions posed by the...

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