Tag: central counterparties

November 28, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

Kay Swinburne: CCPs legislation must not pass on risk to European investors

Today the European Commission has released legislation concerning recovery and resolution of Central Counterparties (CCPs). Following the post-crisis G20 commitment in 2010 by Heads of Government to centrally clear derivative products, this legislation looks to address the systemic risk created by concentrating risk into clearing houses. The legislation is the result of over 3 years…

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February 03, 2016 BY Mike Fox

ESMA to cooperate with South African regulators on CCPs

The Financial Services Board (FSB) of South Africa today announced it established a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) with the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). This MoU establishes cooperation arrangements, including the exchange of information, regarding Central Counterparties (CCPs) which are established and authorized or recognized in South Africa, and which…

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November 13, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

EU confirms Switzerland's supervision of central counterparties as equivalent

The European Commission has recognized the Swiss supervisory regime of central counterparties as equivalent to the relevant provisions applicable within the European Union (EU). The decision, which was announced today, enables Swiss central counterparties to access cross-border markets in the EU. In order for central counterparties to offer cross-border services from Switzerland within the EU,…

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