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  • FIA and ISDA respond to HM Treasury’s CCP resolution consultation

    Members of FIA and ISDA welcome HM Treasury’s proposals for an expanded resolution regime for UK central counterparties, which, due to the UK’s active participation and contributions, are mostly in line with international guidelines and are closely aligned with the EU’s CCP recovery and resolution framework.

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  • CCP12, EACH, FIA and ISDA publish a paper to address CPMI/IOSCO category 1 topics

    In the report “Central counterparty default management auctions – Issues for consideration", the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) and the Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) described issues for further industry work to consider the design and conduct of default management auctions. This paper, developed by CCP12, EACH, FIA, and ISDA, addresses several terminology and operational issues where there is broad industry consensus to support further development.

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  • FIA responds to second FCA consultation on UK regulation for MiFID investment firms

    On 28 May 2021, FIA responded to the second FCA consultation on a new UK prudential regime for MiFID investment firms (CP21/7).

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  • FIA supports 12 month extension to QCPP transitional period

    FIA has responded to the European Commission’s consultation on the Implementing Regulation to extend the qualifying central counterparty (QCCP) transitional period under the Capital Requirements Regulation II (CRR). FIA fully supports the extension, which will avoid disruption to international financial markets.

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  • FIA, ISDA and FIA EPTA support supervisory convergence for European Supervisory Authorities

    FIA, ISDA and FIA EPTA have jointly responded to the European Commission's targeted consultation on the functioning of the European Supervisory Authorities, which seeks to take stock of supervisory convergence and how the EU’s single rulebook works in practice. The results of the consultation will feed into a report reviewing the ESAs.

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  • FIA joins other trade organizations to publish the UK version of the SFTR Article 15 Information Statement

    The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME), the Futures Industry Association (FIA), the International Capital Market Association (ICMA), the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) and the International Securities Lending Association (ISLA) have jointly published an updated statement that can be used to help market participants comply with Article 15 of the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation as it forms part of ‘retained EU law’ as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (UK SFTR).

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  • FIA PTG opposes latest Consolidated Audit Trail funding proposal

    In a letter filed with the SEC today, the FIA Principal Traders Group (FIA PTG) urged the Commission not to approve the amended Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) funding proposal.

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  • FIA PTG supports Cboe voluntary compression service for market makers

    In a letter filed with the SEC today, the FIA Principal Traders Group (FIA PTG) supported the Cboe's Proposal to add another compression tool.

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  • FIA comments on the implementation of Basel standards

    On 30 April 2021, FIA submitted a response to the UK Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) consultation on the implementation of Basel standards (CP5/21).

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  • FIA and ISDA respond to European Commission's consultation on FRANDT requirements

    FIA and ISDA responded to the European Commission (EC)’s consultation on the draft Delegated Act and accompanying Annex to specify the conditions under which the commercial terms for clearing services for OTC derivatives are to be considered to be fair, reasonable, non-discriminatory and transparent (FRANDT).

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