ESMA has published a consultation proposing certain amendments to existing technical standards implementing requirements relating to TRs under EMIR. ESMA explains that the amendments are needed to ensure a level playing field for market participants relating to registration and access rules. The main areas addressed in the consultation are: (i) an amended text on registration of TRs under EMIR; and (ii) amendments to RTS on access levels. Comments are invited by 30 November 2016.