ESMA publishes register of derivatives to be traded on-venue under MiFIR
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) yesterday published a public register of those derivative contracts that are subject to the trading obligation under the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR).
MiFIR applies since 3 January 2018, and the trading obligation is further specified in Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2417.
The register provides clarity to market participants on the application of the trading obligation under MiFIR and in particular on:
- the classes of derivatives subject to the trading obligation;
- the trading venues on which those derivatives can be traded; and
- the dates on which the obligation takes effect per category of counterparties
The public register will be updated in case of changes, such as when new trading venues offer trading in the derivatives subject to the trading obligation.
Should ESMA envisage to include more derivatives in the scope of MiFIR’s trading obligation going forward, it will consult market participants prior to doing so.
Public Register For The Trading Obligation For Derivatives Under MIFIR
Latest News from
ESMA consults on potential CFD and binary options measures to protect retail investors18/01/2018 16:25:00
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published a call for evidence on potential product intervention measures relating to the provision of contracts for differences (CFDs), including rolling spot forex, and binary options to retail investors.
New measures to boost key competences & digital skills, as well as the European dimension of education18/01/2018 15:43:00
To follow up on the Gothenburg Summit, the European Commission yesterday adopted new initiatives to improve key competences and digital skills of European citizens, to promote common values and pupils' awareness of the functioning of the European Union.
Education and training initiatives18/01/2018 15:10:00
To follow up on the Gothenburg Summit, the EC has adopted new initiatives to improve key competences & digital skills of European citizens, to promote common values and pupils' awareness of the functioning of the European Union.
Effort sharing regulation: EU ambassadors approve provisional agreement18/01/2018 14:25:00
EU ambassadors gave given their support to the provisional agreement reached between the Estonian presidency and the European Parliament in December 2017 on the effort sharing regulation.
IP Key China official launch18/01/2018 13:47:00
On 17 January the Office officially launched the new IP Key China in Beijing, during an event attended by Christian Archambeau,On 17 January the Office officially launched the new IP Key China in Beijing, during an event attended by Christian Archambeau.