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- Excerpt from Derivatives:

Implementing Regulation on Hypothetical Capital of a CCP under CRR and EMIR -

On 13 May 2014, the regulation setting out implementing technical standards (“ITS”) for the hypothetical capital of a central counterparty (“CCP”) under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (“EMIR”) was published in the Official Journal of the EU. The ITS provide the frequency, dates of the calculation and format of reporting by CCPs of information on the derivatives it clears for all its clearing members covered by its default fund. The requirements under the ITS apply from 2 June 2014 except for the higher frequency reporting requirements that may be imposed by national regulators during stress situations, which will apply from 1 January 2015.

Please see full memo below for more information.

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Topics:  Banks, Derivatives, EMIR, Enforcement, Enforcement Actions, ESMA, EU, European Commission, Financial Regulatory Reform, ITS, Prudential Regulation Authority

Published In: General Business Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, International Trade Updates, Securities Updates

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