EMIR

Investor Protection
EMIR

ESMA’s Regulatory Reporting Outlook for 2022

Every year the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) outlines its priorities for the following year in its annual work programme (AWP). With ESMA’s new powers and responsibilities, growth in staff numbers and changes in senior management, the AWP for 2022 was developed at a time of significant change for ESMA.

Daylight Savings
ASIC

Reminder: Daylight Saving Time has Started for New York

Are you reporting trades by New York (NY) time or following NY close of business? If so, it is important to check your trades/transactions are still reported at the correct time now that daylight saving time (DST) has started in the US (13 March 2022).

Refit, Rewrite, RTS, EMIR II; Navigating the Maze of EMIR Version Names
EMIR

Refit, Rewrite, RTS, EMIR II; Navigating the Maze of EMIR Version Names

Regulatory reporting is hard enough without the confusion over which version of each regime is the latest. EMIR has gone through a number of variations since it was first implemented in 2012. We thought it would be a great time to outline what the EMIR version names relate to and where we are currently at as we anticipate further changes to the regime.

Are Cryptocurrency Contracts for Difference (CFDs) reportable under EMIR and MiFIR?
EMIR

Is Crypto Trading Reportable Under EMIR and MiFIR?

There remains a lack of clarity as to whether cryptocurrency derivatives (‘cryptos’) should be treated as financial instruments and therefore subject to ESMA’s derivative reporting rules and reported to a TR/ARM.

Football player
EMIR

Are Football Player CFDs reportable?

Football enthusiasts can now trade football-based contracts for difference (CFDs), turning passion into profit, but what are the regulatory implications for brokers offering these products to their clients?

3 Common EMIR Errors
EMIR

The 3 Most Common EMIR Reporting Errors

We’ve identified the 3 most common errors in the data we receive from our clients: NonReportingPartyCountry field populated with invalid country code, UTI reused for a new trade and invalid LEIs used.