On July 14, the European Commission (the Commission) adopted several implementing and delegated acts relating to central counterparties (CCPs) established in third countries (TCs) under the so-called “EMIR 2.2” revisions to the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (the Delegated Acts).
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Katten hosts a weekly, 15-minute fireside chat podcast series on notable UK and European developments from the prior week’s Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest. In this week’s edition, Neil Robson addresses the September reopening of the UK’s Temporary Permissions Regime registration window for EU/ EEA firms, Carolyn Jackson tackles the updates to ESMA’s Q&As on

On July 9, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a consultation (the Consultation) regarding draft guidelines (the Guidelines) on the calculation of positions by trade repositories (TRs) under the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR).
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Katten is continuing our weekly, 15-minute fireside chat podcast series, featuring London partners Carolyn Jackson, Nathaniel Lalone and Neil Robson. In this week’s edition, Carolyn Jackson tackles the challenges thrown up by the European Securities and Markets Authority’s (ESMA) recent position limits opinion, and Neil Robson and Nate Lalone provide updates on a

On June 10, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) renewed its decision requiring net short position holders of shares traded on an European Union (EU) regulated market to temporarily report positions to their EU financial regulator that equal or exceed 0.1 percent of the relevant company’s entire issued share capital (the Decision).
Continue Reading ESMA Renews its Decision on Short Selling in Light of the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic