As the European Commission finalises EMIR 2.2, it has confirmed a temporary equivalence decision for UK CCPs from January 2021.
Representatives from LCH and EuroCCP highlight contradicting trends they are seeing in clearing activity throughout Europe following Brexit.
Experts from across the industry share their insights into what will be the biggest trends of the coming year, covering Brexit, geopolitics and market structure.
European Commission vice president, Valdis Dombrovskis, said in London today that the EU plans to extend the temporary equivalence for UK CCPs.
AFME, FIA, ISDA and other trade groups have written to the European Commission seeking an extension to equivalence, due to expire in March 2020.
Firms have been urged by the FCA to take reasonable steps to prepare with post-Brexit MiFID and EMIR reporting requirements.
Fees will be removed for market participants migrating derivatives positions to Eurex as part of Brexit preparations.
James Baugh, head of EMEA equities market structure at Citigroup, talks to The TRADE about the impact MiFID II has had on European market structures, the changing relationship between the buy- and sell-sides, and what further regulatory changes may be in store.
The soon-to-launch Scottish Stock Exchange aims to bring impact investing to the forefront of the capital markets.
Several major institutions have opted to establish Dutch entities as the UK prepares to leave the European Union.