European Commission Publishes Proposed OTC Derivatives Regulation


On September 15, the European Commission published its proposed regulation on over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories. The proposed regulation encompasses all OTC derivatives and is applicable to financial and non-financial firms who either use OTC derivatives or have large positions in OTC derivatives. It has two key aims: (1) increased transparency, and (2) reduced counterparty and operational risk.

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