EMIR vs MiFIR – what’s the difference?

EMIR vs MiFIR – what’s the difference?
What does it stand for?European Market InfrastructureMarkets in Financial Instruments Regulation
What does it focus on?Monitoring systemic riskMarket integrity and tackling market abuse
PurposeRegulate OTC derivatives transactions in the European UnionEnhance the efficiency and integrity of the financial markets across the European Union
Commencement16 August 20123 January 2018 together with MiFID II
Reporting ObligationsAll counterparties are required to report details of any derivative contract they have concluded, or which the counterparty has modified or terminated to a Trade Repository on a T+1 basisAll investment firms are required to report specified transactions in financial instruments where the underlying instrument is traded on a European Economic Area trading venue to an Approved Reporting Mechanism on a T+1 basis

Key issues under EMIR and MiFIR

TRAction has pointed out some of the key issues that investment firms need to be aware of under EMIR and MiFIR, so that you can stay compliant with the trade/transaction reporting requirements:

  1. EMIR
  2. MiFIR

For more information regarding specific aspects for transaction reporting under EMIR and MiFIR, please visit:

Transitioning to a new delegated reporting service for EMIR and MiFIR?

Transitioning to a new regulatory reporting service can seem daunting. We understand the stress clients may face when switching to another TR, ARM or reporting delegate.

TRAction is here to make this process as easy as possible for you. We’ve worked extensively with other TRs and ARMs. Whether you are transitioning between TRs/ARMs or just looking to switch your reporting delegate, TRAction will ensure it is a smooth process and will help you manage the transition without hassle. Find out why you should make the transition to TRAction.

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