ESMA has published the responses of stakeholders to its discussion paper on the clearing obligation under EMIR, and to its consultation on draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on contracts having a direct, substantial and foreseeable effect within the EU and non-evasion of provisions of EMIR. (Source: Discussion Paper - The Clearing Obligation Under EMIR and Consultation on Draft RTS on Contracts Having a Direct, Substantial and Foreseeable Effect Within the EU and Non-Evasion of Provisions of EMIR)