ESMA Q&A Update – MiFID II and MiFIR Market Structures

Topic

MiFID II and MiFIR commodity derivatives

Date:

16 December 2022

Regulations

Level of significance of change

Minor

Main points

An investment firm acting as a single liquidity provider (LP) on a Regulated Market (RM) and/or a Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF), is able to operate a System Internaliser (SI) only if the two activities are fully separated. This is due to potential conflict of interest when the investment firm have access to order book information when acting as an LP.

How does this change my reporting?

There is no impact on trade reporting.

What do I need to do?

No reporting changes necessary.

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