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  • FIA, other trades comment on Basel consultation on cryptoassets

    FIA joined five trade associations in a response to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s consultative document on the prudential treatment of cryptoassets. The associations support BCBS’s decision to engage in an iterative approach to the prudential treatment of cryptoassets. However, the associations emphasize the need to provide clarity for the banks as the client demand grows.

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  • FIA and FIA EPTA comment on European Commission’s Platform on Sustainable Finance draft

    FIA and FIA EPTA submitted comments to the European Commission (EC) call for feedback on the Platform on Sustainable Finance’s draft proposal for an extended taxonomy to support economic transition.

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  • FIA submits response to ESMA consultation on technical standards for commodity derivatives

    On 23 July, FIA and ISDA submitted a joint response to ESMA's consultation on technical standards (draft RTS 21 and ITS 4) for commodity derivatives following announced changes to the position limits regime as part of the MiFID II 'quick fix', which will apply from 28 February 2022.

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  • Trade associations submit letter on CSDR mandatory buy-in rules

    On 14 July 2021, FIA and 15 other trade associations wrote to the European Securities and Markets Authority and the European Commission on the timeline for implementation of the mandatory buy-in rules as part of the Central Securities Depositories Regulation (CSDR) settlement discipline regime.

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  • FIA submits comments to the OSE and TOCOM consultation on the introduction of derivatives holiday trading

    On 15 June, 2021, FIA responded to proposals on the “Introduction of Derivatives Holiday Trading” issued by Osaka Exchange, Inc. (OSE) and Tokyo Commodity Exchange, Inc. (TOCOM) (together, the “Exchange”).

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  • FIA responds to European Commission's Delegated Act on AAE MiFID

    FIA responded to the European Commission consultation on a draft Delegated Act setting out details regarding the ancillary activities exemption for commodity firms under MiFID II, which was amended by the MiFID quick fix earlier this year.

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  • FIA responds proposed changes to best execution reports under MiFID

    On 23 June, FIA responded to the UK FCA’s consultation on changes to the MiFID conduct and organisation requirements with a particular view on best execution reports (RTS 27 and RTS 28).

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  • FIA submits recommendation to the Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets consultation

    On June 21, FIA submitted comments and recommendations to the Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets Phase II Public Consultation Report.

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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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