EC group suggests easing market abuse rules to boost corporate bond market

The European Commission’s Expert Group on corporate bond markets has recommended reforming the Market Abuse Regulation to ease market soundings rules. But it also plans to toughen up standards in high yield markets, supporting ‘transparent and fair’ allocation methods, and to work on ways to cut order inflation.

  • By Owen Sanderson
  • 20 Nov 2017

The report comes as part of the European Union’s broader “capital markets union” drive, but has several stages to go through before it actually changes regulations.

The report’s recommendations will be discussed at a public hearing in Brussels on Friday, and some of them will be put ...

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