White & Case LLP | European Union | 1 Jun 2018
On 4 May 2017 the European Commission published a proposal (the "EMIR Proposal") to amend certain provisions of EMIR. The EMIR Proposal caught the…
Mason Hayes & Curran LLP | European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom | 2 Jun 2017
On 31 May 2017, the European Securities and Markets Authority (“ESMA”) released its opinion on achieving a common approach to supervision…
A&L Goodbody | European Union | 30 Nov 2012
MiFID allows competent authorities to grant four types of waivers which are contained in Articles 18 and 20 of MiFID Implementing Regulation.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | United Kingdom | 16 Nov 2011
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its final report on its technical advice to the European Commission on possible implementing measures of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).
Dentons | European Union | 15 Nov 2011
Following the adoption of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and its publication (eventually) in the Official Journal of the EU on 1 July 2011, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has run detailed consultations on Level 2 measures to implement it.
Morrison & Foerster LLP | European Union | 31 Oct 2011
On 20 October 2011, the EU Commission (the “Commission”) published its long awaited legislative proposals for the recasting of the Markets and Financial Instruments Directive (“MiFID”).
Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP | USA | 21 Oct 2011
On 10 October 2011, the Council of the European Union adopted a regulation on wholesale energy market integrity and transparency (the “Regulation”).
Dentons | European Union | 2 Sep 2011
ESMA has published a set of questions and answers designed to help a common supervisory approach to application of the guidelines originally published by the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) on a common definition for European money market funds (MMF) in the context of the UCITS Directives.
Dentons | European Union | 12 Aug 2011
ESMA has published an update of its opinion on conditions for granting waivers from pre-trade transparency requirements under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | European Union | 1 Aug 2011
On 1 January 2011 the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) was officially replaced by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).