Global derivatives markets function best when principles-based regulation can be applied across jurisdiction with as little cross-border friction as possible, allowing efficient price-discovery and fair competition.
FIA, ISDA, AIMA and EFAMA publish statement on the EC’s proposed amendments to EMIR
The European Commission has proposed that firms subject to the EU clearing obligation should have an active account at an EU CCP, while giving the European Securities and Markets Authority the power to define the portion of certain euro- and Polish zloty-denominated contracts that should be cleared through those accounts via secondary regulation. Changes to capital rules would reinforce this, making it less commercially viable for EU market participants to clear throughCONTINUE READING
CCPs based outside the EU.
FIA submits comments to CSRC on draft Measures for the Administration of Futures Exchanges
FIA has responded to the China Securities Regulatory Commission’s (CSRC) consultation on its "Administrative Measures for Futures Exchanges." The draft Measures are significant as they establish a unified framework and lay down common requirements to be adopted by all futures exchanges established in the People's Republic of China.CONTINUE READING
Cross Border: The Asia-Pacific Trading & Execution Landscape
The exchange-traded derivatives industry has been influenced and shaped by various dynamics, regionally and globally. In this webinar, a broad spectrum of industry experts discussed how they are adapting to these forces and to share their views on future developments.CONTINUE READING
FIA asks EC to expedite equivalence decisions of non-EU CCPs
FIA has jointly with ISDA, AFME, EBF and EFAMA written to Commissioner Mairead McGuinness requesting that the European Commission expedite the review of clearing arrangements in as many non-EU jurisdictions as possible.CONTINUE READING