ESMA addresses derivatives trading obligation concerns following entry into force of EMIR Refit
Friday 12 July 2019 15:55
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today published a public statement addressing the misalignment between the scope of counterparties subject to the EMIR clearing obligation (CO) and those subject to the MiFIR derivatives trading obligation (DTO).
Following the entry into force of EMIR Refit on 17 June 2019, some counterparties are exempted from the clearing obligation while still being subject to the trading obligation. ESMA’s statement addresses the possible implementation challenges that this misalignment creates for counterparties...