Ferber lashes out at ESMA for Ophèle appointment

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By Ross Lancaster
24 Feb 2020

MEP Markus Ferber has come out swinging at the European Securities and Markets Authority for appointing chief French regulator Robert Ophèle to temporarily chair its central counterparty (CCP) supervisory committee.

ESMA appointed Ophèle as acting chair of the committee in December. Already chair of the Autorité des Marchés Financiers, Ophèle began his interim position on January 1.

The CCP committee is a new entity, which has been borne out of the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation 2.2 refit. Its ...

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