In this issue:

- Derivatives

- Regulatory Capital

- Recovery & Resolution

- Funds

- Financial Services

- Enforcement

- Events

- Excerpt from Derivatives:

Updated ESMA Q&As on EMIR -

On 21 May 2014, the European Securities and Markets Authority (“ESMA”) published an updated version of its Q&As on the application of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation. The purpose of the Q&As is to help harmonization across the EU and to provide guidance to market participants. The latest updated Q&As include information on the applicability of the provisions of EMIR to alternative investment funds (“AIFs”) and non-EU central banks as well as risk committee and prudential requirements for CCPs.

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Topics:  AIFMD, Capital Markets, CCPs, CFPB, CFTC, Commodities, Credit Suisse, Derivatives, EMIR, Enforcement, ESMA, EU, Federal Reserve, Hedge Funds, Hedges, MiFID, No-Action Relief, Proposed Legislation, Reporting Requirements

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

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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