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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


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


EU regulatory agenda: into 2015
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union
  • 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


Proposed European regulation on short selling and credit default swaps
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union
  • 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"


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"


ESMA’s technical standards for EMIR
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union
  • 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


The Euro odyssey: an epic journey or a Greek tragedy in the making?
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union, Greece
  • June 11 2012

The future of the European single currency stands precariously balanced


Regulating Europe's derivative markets - where are we now?
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union
  • 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


Clearing derivative transactions in the EU: what you need to know
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union
  • October 15 2014

All counterparties within scope of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation ("EMIR") and subject to the clearing obligation will soon be