ESMA is consulting on proposals to enhance the current functionalities offered by trade repositories (TRs) for data access under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). It thinks it could do more to make data more comparable and of better quality. It says its new IT Hub which it is developing will support the new functionalities. ESMA asks for comment by 1 February 2016. (Source: ESMA Consults on TR Data Access)