Library

Essential resources from regulators and market participants

Celent: 2015 fixed income market report

A Celent report: 2015 European Fixed Income Market Sizing - The Short and Winding Road to MiFID II. (September 2015)

2015 European Fixed Income Market Sizing: The Short and Winding Road to MiFID II
Steven Maijoor sets out ESMA's view on OTC derivatives

Steven Maijoor sets out ESMA's view on OTC derivatives at the 2015 ISDA Annual Europe Conference: Clearing the way towards an OTC derivatives union. (September 2015)

Clearing the way towards an OTC derivatives union: 2015 ISDA Annual Europe Conference
ESMA readies MiFID II, MAR, and CSDR

ESMA publishes final set of technical standards on MiFID, MAR and CSDR. Steven Maijoor, ESMA Chair, said: "The magnitude of this change should not be underestimated. But the past has taught us that change is needed in order to make markets more transparent, efficient, and safer to invest in. This will entail a certain cost but we should not forget the other side of this equation, which is the great benefits safer and sounder markets will bring to everybody.” (September 2015)

ESMA readies MiFID II, MAR, and CSDR
Building a Capital Markets Union

European Commission proposes new regulatory framework for a capital Markets Union. "Our aim is to revive markets on a more sustainable basis, so that simple, transparent and standardised securitisation can act as an effective funding channel to the economy", Jonathan Hill, Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union. (September 2015)

Building a Capital Markets Union
SEC: Implementing the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Mary Jo White sets out the U.S. Securities and Exchanges Commission's view on progress implementing Dodd Frank. (July 2015)

Implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Ac
Trax Match: Post trade risks... Settling the costs

A Trax Match white paper: Increased costs and risks a key concern in trade confirmation process. (June 2015)

Increased costs and risks a key concern in trade confirmation process
New Financial Decoding CMU

New Financial decodes the Capital Markets Union: Measuring the potential for growth across Europe’s fragmented capital markets. (June 2015)  

Decoding Capital Markets Union: Measuring the potential for growth across Europe’s fragmented capital markets
Jonathan Hill sets out the European Commission's view on reviewing EMIR

"EMIR is a crucial piece of legislation which has helped restore stability and trust in the European Union’s financial markets. Although it has only been in force for a fairly short time, this review gives us an opportunity to see whether we are heading in the right direction and whether anything needs to be done differently. This will help ensure that our efforts have the best possible results." Jonathan Hill (May 2015)

Commission asks for input on the implementation of and first experience with the EMIR
Steven Maijoor's keynote speech on the Capital Markets Union

Steven Maijoor sets out ESMA's priorities for a capital markets union. (May 2015)

Keynote address on Capital Markets Union at the Luxembourg Stock Exchange Day
Celent: EMIR and CSDR - Understanding the impact on CCPs and CSDs

A report from Celent looking at the impact of EMIR on central counterparties and central securities depositories. (April 2015)  

EMIR and CSDR: Understanding the Impact on CCPs and CSDs