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ESMA’s MiFID II technical advice and Consultation Paper

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • European Union
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  • January 26 2015

Following MiFID II coming into force in July 2014, the focus is now on the significant amount of delegated legislation and technical standards that

TLAC and structured notes

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • January 26 2015

Financial institution issuers of structured products probably are all too aware of the heightened regulatory capital requirements and new

EU regulatory agenda: into 2015

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 23 2014

2014 was an active year for financial regulation in the EU with a push to finalize much of the outstanding primary legislation on the regulatory

From EMIR to eternity?

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • European Union
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  • January 5 2015

2014 was a very active year for financial regulation in the European Union (EU). There was a push to finalise much of the outstanding primary

A European financial transaction tax

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 15 2013

In September 2011, the European Commission initially proposed that a financial transaction tax ("FTT") be implemented by all 27 EU Member States

Proposed European regulation on short selling and credit default swaps

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • European Union
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  • September 22 2010

On 15 September 2010, the Commission published its proposals in respect of stand-alone legislation intended to address the risks associated with short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps ("CDS") in the European Union (the "Proposed Regulation"

ESMA’s technical standards for EMIR

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • European Union
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  • November 9 2012

“The publication of ESMA’s standards on EMIR sees the EU taking its final steps towards meeting the G20 commitment on bringing OTC derivatives trading under supervision, and provides clarity to the market on the shape of the new regime.” Steven Maijoor, ESMA Chair

A Euro break-up: impact on financial documentation

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 19 2012

On 1 January 2012, many of us brought in the New Year with a celebratory glass of champagne, just as the Europeans did 10 years ago when their drinks were paid for in shiny new Euros

EU proposed financial transaction tax fortune or folly?

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 12 2011

Since the financial crisis, there has been frequent talk of the introduction of a financial transaction tax

Regulating Europe's derivative markets - where are we now?

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • European Union
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  • May 24 2012

After the publication of fifteen revised drafts of the long-awaited Regulation of the European Parliament and Council on OTC Derivatives, Central Counterparties and Trade Repositories (commonly known as “EMIR”), you would be forgiven for thinking that the Europeans were never likely to see a conclusion to legislative attempts to regulate their over-the-counter (“OTC”) derivatives market