What are EMIR and MiFIR/ MiFID II?
- European Market Infrastructure Regulation (“EMIR“) All counterparties are required to report details of any derivative contract they have concluded, or which the counterparty has modified or terminated.
- Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (“MiFIR“) MiFIR came into effect on 3 January 2018 along with the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (“MiFID II”), which together govern all aspects of the financial markets, including trading and reporting of financial instruments.
MiFIR Transaction Reporting Obligations
MiFIR governs transaction reporting requirements in Europe. TRAction Fintech has done the preparation for you so that you can stay compliant with transaction reporting requirements. Learn more about the regulatory regime here.
Under the European transaction reporting requirements, all investment firms are required to report specified transactions in financial instruments where the underlying instrument is traded on a European Economic Area (“EEA”) trading venue to an Approved Reporting Mechanism (“ARM”), on a T+1 basis.
Some of the key issues firms need to be aware of are described on our page covering MiFIR transaction reporting obligations. Contact us if you would like to discuss your transaction reporting obligations under MiFIR.
EMIR Reporting Obligations
EMIR is European legislation for the regulation of derivatives transactions.
Under EMIR, all counterparties are required to report details of any derivative contract they have concluded, or which the counterparty has modified or terminated, to a registered Trade Repository (“TR”).
Brokers that deal in the Israeli Shekel derivative have reporting obligations to the Bank of Israel. All non-Israeli firms who hold a position above the threshold (USD15m in aggregate gross notional) are required to report all OTC Derivative on Shekel FX and rates.
See the following pages for more detailed information about specific aspects of transaction reporting in the UK and Europe:
To speak with us about your reporting obligations under EMIR, MiFIR or both, feel free to contact us on +44 20 8050 1317 in the UK or +61 2 8960 7248 in Australia and one of our experienced staff will be happy to assist you.