On 9 May 2013, the Council of the EU published a note from the Council's Presidency to COREPER on the MiFID II legislative proposals. The note refers to the most recent Presidency compromise proposals for MiFID II. It appears that the EU Parliament will consider the MiFID II legislative proposals at its 21 to 24 October 2013 plenary session. The MiFID II legislative proposals will replace and recast the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (2004/39/EC) (MiFID).On 22 May 2013, the Presidency of the Council of the EU published: