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Simpler, smarter EMIR


Commission proposes a simpler, smarter EMIR

The Commission has published a report on EMIR, suggesting ways in which the regime could be made simpler and more proportionate.

01 December 2016

EMIR UPDATE – Margin rules and other developments

The European Commission has endorsed draft rules on margin requirements for non-cleared OTC derivatives contracts (“Margin RTS”).

08 August 2016

EMIR: Clearing And Margin Rules Update

On 10 June 2016 the European Commission made its third mandatory clearing determination under EMIR.

15 June 2016

Margin calls nearly finalised for non-cleared derivatives under EMIR

Final draft regulatory technical standards on margin requirements under EMIR for non-centrally cleared OTC derivatives were published on 8 March 2016.

10 March 2016

EMIR: Mandatory clearing extended to credit default swaps

On 1 March 2016 the European Commission made its second mandatory clearing determination under EMIR.

07 March 2016

Technical Update: The application of EMIR for funds

The regulation on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories imposes obligations on entities which enter into derivatives contracts of any kind covered by the Markets in Financial...

26 March 2014

EMIR Trade Reporting Goes Live on 12 February 2014: Are you prepared?

The first trade repositories were approved yesterday. The reporting start for MIFID exchange traded and OTC derivative contracts is 12 February 2014.

08 November 2013

Timing Warnings Aifmd Crd Iv And Emir

On 11 October 2013, the FCA restated its view that existing managers relying upon the one year transitional provisions must be authorised by the FCA to "manage an...

18 October 2013

The interplay between EMIR and CRD IV: Counterparties approach to clearing

Introduction In September 2009, G20 Leaders agreed in Pittsburgh that all standardised over the counter ("OTC") derivatives contracts should be cleared...

04 September 2013

EMIR Implementation Update

More time to report for regulated and unregulated firms but big challenges still lie aheadThe European Market Infrastructure Regulation ("EMIR") reporting requirements are more complex and extensive than those...

12 July 2013

ESMA publishes final technical standards on EMIR

Although the Regulation on OTC derivatives, central counterparties ("CCPs") and trade repositories (commonly known as EMIR) entered into force on 16 August 2012, many of its obligations have...

04 October 2012

EMIR to Enter Into Force on 16 August 2012 But Delays Abound on Level 2 Standards

IntroductionThe regulation on OTC derivatives, central counterparties ("CCPs") and trade repositories (commonly known as "EMIR") was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 27 July...

15 August 2012

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