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ESMA gets behind LEI: But non-endorsed LOUs left out in the cold
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28 Oct
2013

ESMA gets behind LEI: But non-endorsed LOUs left out in the cold

Earlier this week, ESMA published an update of its Questions and Answers (Q&A) clarifying the use of Legal Entity Identifiers (LEI) for the purpose of OTC trade reporting to trade repositories. The Q&A finally provides for cross-border mutual acceptance by stating that only pre-LEIs endorsed by the ROC are eligible to be used for EMIR..

24 Oct
2013

An update on the EU Data Protection Regulations

By Bird & Bird LLP This is an update from Bird & Bird on the progress of the EU Data Protection Regulation.  The original document can be found here: EU Data Protection Regulation: one step forward After months of discussion, the LIBE Committee of the European Parliament voted on compromise amendments to the draft, General Data..

27 Mar
2013

Regulating the -IBORs: A benchmark too far?

Benchmark manipulation and fallout from it is not new news, but the global drive to regulate benchmarks is.  The political sensitivity surrounding regulation in this space means that national regulators are racing at different speeds and approaches to implement reforms to ensure benchmarks are transparently regulated and set. The connection of benchmarks to multiple levels..

18 Feb
2013

G20 update for 2013: from Russia, with love?

The G20 has released its latest progress report following a 15-16 February summit in Moscow – the first meeting under the Russian presidency of the G20. This meeting largely focused on the direction regulation would take in the near future, progress assessment and the effects of reform on the health of long-term investment finance. Overall,..