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Financial markets in brief new regulation and publications

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
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  • European Union
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  • March 10 2014

There have been many developments in national and European financial markets regulation during the past month. Supervisory authorities have published

MiFID IIMiFIR series - impact on commodities and commodity derivatives trading

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 20 2014

The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) is one of the cornerstones of EU financial services law setting out which investment services

MiFID 2

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 25 2014

The MiFID revision comprises a recast Directive (MiFID 2) and a new Regulation (MiFIR). The texts of MiFID 2 and MiFIR were agreed by the European

ESMA letter to the Commission on the classification of financial instruments as derivatives

  • Jones Day
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  • European Union
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  • March 18 2014

On February 14, 2014, ESMA published a letter sent to the Commission, in which ESMA invites the Commission to clarify the definitions of FX

Asset management & investment funds bulletin: UCITS collateral and financial indices

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • European Union
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  • March 24 2014

Some good news for fund managers, ESMA has decided to revise its rules and allow all UCITS to receive all collateral in the form of transferable

Financial transaction tax

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • February 15 2012

The application of a financial transaction tax on bond, equity and derivatives transactions in Europe continues to be intensely debated

EMIR update

  • William Fry
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  • European Union
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  • December 19 2012

On 14 November 2012, the European Commission published an initial FAQ document on the EMIR Regulation which came into force on 16 August

Insights from Winston & Strawn

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • January 7 2013

On December 13, 2012, Steven Maijoor, the Chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), issued a written statement to the U.S. House

I'm a commodity dealer get me out of here!

  • Dentons
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  • European Union, USA
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  • January 11 2012

This article focuses on the MiFID proposals, and compares its extra-territorial provisions with those in Dodd-Frank

International regulatory update

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Belgium, European Union, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, Japan, Netherlands, Singapore, South Korea, United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 4 2011

The FSA has published a document setting out its initial thinking on how the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which is expected to be established by end-2012, will approach the delivery of its objectives