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Setting the New Benchmark: EU Regulation on Financial Benchmarks
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 13 2016

The integrity of benchmarks used in financial transactions has been the subject of increasing focus from regulators since the investigations into


Euribor Is Moving to a Transaction-Based Rate
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union
  • December 14 2015

At a SIFMA Roundtable on December 2, 2015, representatives of the European Money Market Institute ("EMMI") explained their plan to change the Euribor


TLAC and structured notes
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • January 26 2015

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


ESMA’s MiFID II technical advice and Consultation Paper
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union
  • 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


Final European Standards for Derivatives Collateralisation
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union
  • March 17 2016

On 8 March 2016, the three European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) published their final draft regulatory technical standards in relation to the


Collateralising uncleared derivatives trades under EMIR draft regulatory technical standards
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union
  • May 12 2014

On April 14, 2014, the European Supervisory Authorities ("ESAs")1 published the anticipated first draft regulatory technical standards ("RTS") on


Difficulty in understanding? ESMA Consultation Paper on complex debt instruments and structured deposits
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union
  • March 27 2015

On 24 March 2015, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a Consultation Paper setting out draft guidelines on complex debt


From EMIR to eternity?
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union
  • 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
  • European Union
  • 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


Draft EU regulation on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • September 20 2010

On 15 September 2010, the European Commission ("EU Commission") tabled its legislative proposal (the "Proposal") for a Regulation on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories (the "Regulation"