ESMA publishes translations for Guidelines on CCP APC Margin Measures
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) recently (15 April 2019) issued the official translations of its Guidelines on EMIR Anti-Procyclicality Margin Measures for Central Counterparties.
National Competent Authorities (NCAs) to which these Guidelines apply must notify ESMA whether they comply or intend to comply with the Guidelines, within two months of the date of publication by ESMA of the Guidelines in all EU official languages.
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On 25 May 2019, the General Data Protection Regulation will celebrate its first year of entry into application. To mark the occasion, Andrus Ansip, Vice-President for the Digital Single Market and Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, issued a statement.
Fairness in the food supply chain: EC proposes to increase price transparency23/05/2019 15:25:00
Having banned unfair trading practices and improved producer cooperation, the EC is presenting the third element to improve fairness in the food supply chain by introducing greater transparency in the way prices are reported throughout the chain.
How to measure the condition of Europe's ecosystems?23/05/2019 14:37:00
The European Environment Agency’s (EEA) new analysis looks at how to measure the condition of Europe’s natural capital and provides a first overview of the state & trends of Europe’s ecosystems. The report also highlights the need for better data on the condition of ecosystems in Europe.
Young people and the future of work: Council conclusions23/05/2019 13:25:00
The Council has adopted conclusions on young people and the future of work. The conclusions highlight insecurity, the lack of social protection and precarious working conditions as the main problems facing young people in the current and future labour environment.
Roll-out date for safer, more aerodynamic lorry cabs confirmed by Council23/05/2019 12:37:00
Lorries with rounder cabin noses are set to make their way onto European roads from 1 September 2020, as the Council today signed off on the earlier introduction of the safer and greener design.
Council adopts remaining files on electricity market & Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators23/05/2019 12:07:00
The EU has completed the overhaul of its energy policy framework, which provides the regulatory preconditions for the transition to clean energy and sets the EU on the path towards achieving its Paris Agreement commitments.
EC welcomes Council final adoption of new rules on single-use plastics to reduce marine plastic litter22/05/2019 16:37:00
The Council of the EU has adopted the ambitious measures proposed by the EC to tackle marine litter coming from the 10 single-use plastic products most often found on European beaches, as well as abandoned fishing gear and oxo-degradable plastics.
escEU: EU establishes initial firefighting fleet for next forest fire season22/05/2019 15:25:00
To prepare for the risk of forest fires during the upcoming summer, the EC has launched the first fleet of firefighting aircraft under the new rescEU system to tackle natural disasters.
European Border and Coast Guard: Launch of first ever joint operation outside the EU22/05/2019 13:43:00
The European Border & Coast Guard Agency, in cooperation with the Albanian authorities, is launching the first ever joint operation on the territory of a neighbouring non-EU country.
EU adopts new rules on fertilisers22/05/2019 12:25:00
The Council has adopted a regulation which harmonises the requirements for fertilisers produced from phosphate minerals and from organic or secondary raw materials in the EU, opening up new possibilities for their production and marketing on a large scale.