ESMA Publishes MiFID II Implementation Speech

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On February 25, ESMA published a speech by ESMA Executive Director Verena Ross on the issues surrounding the implementation of MiFID II.

The issues include the following:

  • ESMA will publish a discussion paper on MiFID II technical standards once the European Parliament has approved the final text of MiFID II.
  • More frequent processing of requests and issuance of opinions on pre-trade waivers by ESMA.
  • ESMA expects to be involved in the decisions on the compatibility of national competent authorities’ proposed position limits for commodity derivatives.
  • Information on the transparency and micro-structural regimes provided for in Level 2 will be maintained and published by ESMA, together with ensuring consistent implementation and monitoring their effects on the EU markets, with periodic recalibration of these parameters where required.
  • Q&As will be issued by ESMA when the MiFID II Level 2 measures enter into force. Speech.

 

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