ESMA Does EMIR Housekeeping

Regulator Releases Consultation Paper as EMIR Reporting Rules are Tightened

Cian O'Braonain, London-based global regulatory reporting practice lead, Sapient Global Markets

Market participants operating in the European Union have had to report over-the-counter derivatives trades since February, and valuations and collateral data since August. With reporting under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) now established, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is soliciting input from firms and other stakeholders about its reporting and technical standards.

The authority has released a consultation paper on its regularly updated Q&As, asking

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