ESMA added certain credit derivatives to its public register of derivatives subject to the EMIR clearing obligation on 19 April 2016.

Read the associated press releasse 'ESMA Adds Credit Derivatives to its Public Register on EMIR'

ESMA also published the results of stress test modelling carried out 17 CCPs on 29 April 2016. The results of the test shows that the system of EU CCPs can overall be assessed as resilient to the stress scenarios used to model extreme but plausible market developments.

Read the associated press release 'ESMA Publishes Results of EU Central Counterparties Stress Test' 

 Access the associated ESMA Q&A.