ECON discusses dark pools: The Council reported the results of a meeting of Parliament's Committee of Economics and Monetary Affairs, chaired by Sharon Bowles. ECON discussed Kay Swinburne's report on dark pools. Delegates raised several technical points, including on enforcement of MiFID provisions, compliance problems, avoiding a one-size-fits-all approach, the need for more transparency and the role of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). The report is scheduled for adoption by the Committee on 9 November with a plenary vote later in November.