Major UK stocks including Vodafone and Coca-Cola would have to be traded within the EU in ‘no-deal’ Brexit scenario under the share trading obligation.
DTCC gained approval back in 2013, along with counterparts Regis-TR, UnaVista, CME and ICE.
Steven Maijoor also talked down development of a bespoke regulatory regime for crypto-assets during keynote speech in Brussels.
ESMA has been making plans to prepare for a ‘no-deal’ scenario ahead of Brexit, with disruption to clearing being one of the biggest concerns.
ESMA prepares for 'no-deal' Brexit with plans to temporarily suspend calculations for vital MiFID II rules including the SI regime, DVCs and bond liquidity.
Euroclear’s London-based CSD to settle Irish securities in a ‘no-deal’ Brexit scenario after agreement with ESMA and the Bank of England.
ESMA cites bad data but gives no further details on when the regime will be implemented for derivatives, other than it will be in 2020 at the latest.
The EU financial regulator has published responses to its call for evidence, revealing that the industry is firmly behind the use of periodic auctions.
Platforms trading crypto-assets that qualify as financial instruments should be subject to the rules, but ESMA has advised a bespoke regime be implemented for firms trading crypto-assets outside of the MiFID scope.
Senior reporter Hayley McDowell examines ESMA’s investigations into periodic auctions and asks what it could mean for the future of trading post-MiFID II.