The European Markets and Infrastructure Regulations (EMIR) is a body of European Union law which came into force on 16 August 2012. During the G20
Against a backdrop of changing markets, rapidly evolving technology and increased jurisdiction, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) -
The European Central Bank has kept interest rates unchanged this week, with ECB president Mario Draghi suggesting financial markets had weathered a
Canadian energy companies, including energy producers, energy infrastructure companies, energy trading and marketing organizations, natural gas
The European Commission has published its plans to introduce a new Regulation on Market Abuse and a Directive on Criminal Sanctions for Market Abuse, to replace the existing EU Market Abuse regime.
One year after the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Act, US policymakers have yet to detail many of the rules which will clarify the extent to which Wall Street giants and commodity markets will be regulated.
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank Act”) put many over-the-counter (“OTC”) derivatives under federal regulation and directed regulators to finish implementing regulations by July 16, 2011, the Dodd-Frank Act’s general effective date.
Alexander Justham spoke on the global agreement to reform OTC derivatives.
As long ago as November 2008, the European Commission presented a new integrated strategy for raw materials, suggesting three pillars for the EU’s policy response to global resource scarcity: better and undistorted access to raw materials on world markets; improved conditions for raw materials extraction within Europe; and reducing the EU’s consumption of raw materials by increasing resource efficiency and recycling.
The Financial Stability Board (the “FSB”) published on 5 April 2011 a press release following its meeting on vulnerabilities affecting the financial system, and decisions to progress major initiatives to strengthen the resiliency of the financial system, which contains the following points of interest.