Regulation & Clearing

  • US-EU trading venue deal could signal path to come for UK

    US-EU trading venue deal could signal path to come for UK

    A decision by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) last week regarding European Union multilateral trading facilities (MTFs) and organised trading facilities (OTFs) could be a glum preview of the UK’s cross-border regulatory affairs.

  • Commission to unveil ‘quick fixes’ for MiFID II

    Commission to unveil ‘quick fixes’ for MiFID II

    The European Commission is looking to change its rules on research unbundling and other aspects of MiFID II to ease the post-coronavirus recovery in the EU. It is also set to present tweaks to rules on securitization and prospectuses.

  • CFTC’s name give-up rule causes confusion

    CFTC’s name give-up rule causes confusion

    A new US Commodity Futures and Trading Commission rule to restrict post-trade name give-up on swap execution facilities (SEFs) is causing some confusion in the market as participants work to a tight deadline.

  • Trade associations call for benchmark regs rethink

    Trade associations call for benchmark regs rethink

    Four trade bodies have called for the EU Benchmarks Regulation (BMR) to be changed, in order to prevent what they see as the potentially disastrous consequences of third-country benchmarks ceasing to be allowed from the end of 2021.

  • Commissioners support end of name give-up rule

    Commissioners support end of name give-up rule

    Post-trade name give-up on swap execution facilities (SEFs) is set to be consigned to history as a majority of commissioners on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) came out in support of a rule that will largely restrict the practice.

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