Almost a dozen international organisations have published a new report calling for “bolder action” from the European Commission to tackle the remaining obstacles in progressing with the Capital Markets Union (CMU). The report tracked the progress of the European project aimed at integrating the capital...
European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has set down its foot on standardised procedures and messaging protocols for the Central Securities Depositories Regulation (CSDR), in its final report on the topic.
European institutional investment publication IPE has queried central actors in ten countries on their preparation for the British EU exit, scheduled to happen at the end of this month. Regulators in Luxembourg and Dublin are busy handling applications.
A new master reporting agreement, to do the job under both SFTR and EMIR, is the goal for the International Securities Lending Association (ISLA) as it teams up with three other industry organisations.
ESMA launches quarterly publication of a new MiFID II-related data series: an assessment of the liquidity for bonds traded att EU venues. 594 products are currently on the list, meaning they fall under MiFID II transparency requirements.
Finance industry actors offering so-called CFDs sneak around consumer protection rules by letting retail clients call themselves professionals and get an advantage. Now, ESMA raises a finger of warning.