Tag: ESMA

ESMA appoints Verena Ross as Chair
October 15, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

ESMA appoints Verena Ross as Chair

Anneli Tuominen, Vice Chair of ESMA and Director-General at the FIN-FSA of Finland, took the position of Interim Chair on 1 April 2021. Ross takes the helm from Steven Maijoor, the former Chair. She is appointed for a five-year term with a possibility to be renewed only once. Ross is a German national and was…

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Forex Weekly Look Back
July 16, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Forex Weekly Look Back: X Open Hub’s Sylwester Jezierski discusses changes in the industry, FP Markets adds more than 500 share CFDs

With the emerging new requirements in the investment ecosystems, it is important for brokerages to keep up with the digital age. Software company Devexperts in cooperation with Turkish broker Global Securities released a number of updates for the BayGlobal trading platform. Users on BayGlobal can now listen to live broadcasts of Global’s financial analysts. Every…

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ESMA
July 13, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

ESMA seeks stakeholder feedback on CCP recovery regime

Klaus Löber, Chair of the CCP Supervisory Committee, said: The launch of ESMA’s public consultations, on the implementation of the CCP recovery mandates, is the first step to ensuring consistency of EU central counterparties recovery regimes at EU level in line with the highest international standards. The proposed Regulatory Technical Standards and Guidelines complement the…

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Forex Weekly Look Back
February 26, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Forex Weekly Look Back: FXCubic names Richard Bartlett Head of Sales, Refinitiv launches Order Splitting on its trading platform

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) announced that its Board has appointed Annemie Rombouts as Chair of the Corporate Reporting Standing Committee (CRSC). According to the official press release, Rombouts was previously Deputy Chair of the Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority. Her new appointment as chair of the CRSC is effective immediately. Moscow Exchange…

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new hire, appointment
February 26, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

ESMA appoints Annemie Rombouts as chair of CRSC

The appointment is for term of one year and will run until February 2022. In her new role, Rombouts will be responsible of monitoring of regulatory developments as well as establishing appropriate supervisory convergence on issues relating to accounting (under International Financial Reporting Standards – IFRS), periodic financial reporting, non-financial reporting, electronic reporting developments and…

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ESMA expresses concerns over social media driven share trading
February 18, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

ESMA expresses concerns over social media driven share trading

ESMA’s statement is part of investor protection objective to safeguard retail investors, whose participation is key to the development of the Capital Markets Union. ESMA stated: ESMA urges retail investors to be careful when taking investment decisions based exclusively on information from social media and other unregulated online platforms, if they cannot verify the reliability…

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BaFin employee suspected of Wirecard insider-trading
January 28, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

BaFin suspects employee of Wirecard insider-trading

Fabio De Masi, one of the German lawmakers driving a parliamentary inquiry into the affair, commented: “The finance ministry saw no need to take action on insider trading at the supervisory authorities at the outset of the Wirecard scandal. There is still a need to apply stricter EU rules on insider trading to German authorities.…

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Forex Weekly Look Back
July 17, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Forex Weekly Look Back: FXOpen UK acquires AMB Prime, FXCubic partners with Equiti Group for liquidity solutions

The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), the global industry group for exchanges and CCPs’ Sustainability Survey reported growing investor demand for ESG disclosure. The WFE sustainability survey encapsulates the extent of the engagement of its members in Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) issues across developed and emerging markets. The survey is carried out annually. The…

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