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Financial Services: An overview of EU and national case law
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union
  • October 20 2016

Nearly a decade since the financial crisis first hit the European Union, financial services remain in the spotlight. Around 30 of the European

Regulating high frequency trading?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • European Union
  • June 10 2014

The issue of high frequency trading (HFT) has been the subject of increased attention from regulators across the globe. A number of countries have

Regulation on indices used as benchmarks in financial instruments and financial contracts.
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union
  • November 25 2013

On 20 November 2013, ECON published its draft report (dated 15 November 2013) on the proposed Regulation on indices used as benchmarks in financial

Cross-border application of EMIR what has changed?
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • European Union
  • November 22 2013

Third country counterparties should take careful note of when EMIR applies, to avoid unintentionally invoking the standards. The European Securities

Financial services update on UK and European regulatory developments
  • Dechert LLP
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 24 2013

The Regulations introduce mandatory clearing of OTC derivatives via one or more central counterparties (clearing houses) which will be authorised by

Financial services regulation - Europe - 25 April 2014
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 25 2014

EU law permits national courts to refer questions on the interpretation of EU legislation to the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”). In a digital

Securities Financing Transactions Regulation Overview
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • European Union
  • October 7 2016

The Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (Regulation (EU) 20152365) ("SFTR") entered into force on 12 January 2016. The SFTR relates to

EMIR update
  • William Fry
  • European Union, Ireland
  • April 29 2014

On 14 April 2014, the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) issued a consultation on draft RTS on risk-mitigation techniques for OTC-derivative

ESMA calls for a uniform definition of “derivatives” under EMIR
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • European Union
  • February 26 2014

Following industry lobbying, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) wrote to the European Commission (the Commission) on 14 February

Cross-Border RTS starts countdown for EMIR obligations for non-EU counterparties
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • European Union
  • April 11 2014

OTC derivative contracts which have a counterparty located outside of the European Union ("EU") may now be subject to the requirements of the