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FCA Publishes Final Guidance On Cryptoassets Regulation
On 31 July 2019, the UK FCA published its final guidance on the types of cryptoassets that fall within the FCA's current regulatory framework, clarifying the resulting obligations for firms...
UK
16 Aug 2019
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FCA Proposes Retail Ban On Cryptocurrency Derivatives
On 3 July 2019, the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority (the "FCA") published its consultation paper on a proposed ban on the sale
UK
16 Jul 2019
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Hedging For Commodities: Two Sides Of The Same Coin
Hedging has long been an intrinsic part of the energy and commodities sector.
UK
23 Jan 2019
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The UK FCA Publish Discussion Paper On Distributed Ledger Technology
The FCAs Project Innovate is a leading driver of its initiative on DLT.
UK
21 Jun 2017
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EMIR: Intra-Group Exemptions From Uncleared Margin Requirements – FCA Opens Application Process
On 4 January 2017, the FCA opened its application process for the intra-group transaction ("IGT") exemption to the EU's new requirements to exchange margin for uncleared OTC derivative contracts . . .
UK
20 Jan 2017
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Brexit & Financial Services: The Big Question
The prospect of the UK leaving the EU has raised a host of questions for the financial services industry.
European Union
21 Jul 2016
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Energy & Commodities: Portfolio Acquisitions
The change in the regulatory landscape has seen the re-entry of physical players, trading houses and private equity funds in this space.
UK
2 Mar 2016
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SFTR And The Commodities Market – What Will The Impact Be?
The Regulation on Transparency of Securities Financing Transactions (SFTR) was published in the Official Journal on 23 December 2015 and entered into force on 12 January 2016.
UK
20 Jan 2016
9
EMIR Collateral Damage
Last month the EBA, ESMA and EIOPA (together, the ESAs) published their long-awaited revised draft of the regulatory technical standards on the requirement to collect and post margin in respect of uncleared OTC derivative contracts.
UK
29 Jul 2015
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GlobalCOAL Changes RB1 Parcel Sizes To Multiples Of 25,000 Mt
globalCOAL has made changes to its fixed price physical market for Richards Bay coal (RB1). As of 15 June 2015, all bids, offers and trades will be limited to multiples of 25,000 mt.
UK
17 Jun 2015
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REMIT Registration: What Do You Need To Know?
The EU Regulation on Wholesale Energy Market Integrity and Transparency (REMIT) came into force on 28 December 2011.
European Union
19 Mar 2015
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FCA Issues Guidance On How Firms Should Use Social Media For Financial Promotions
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its guidance on using social media for financial promotions.
UK
18 Mar 2015
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New ESMA Guidance On EMIR Transaction Reporting
ESMA published a revised set of Q&As on EMIR on 11 February, the eve of the EMIR transaction reporting go-live date. They include updates and new guidance in several areas, including transaction reporting.
European Union
19 Feb 2014
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EMIR – Summary Of Key Requirements
The European Markets Infrastructure Regulation introduces requirements aimed at improving transparency and the reduction of risks associated with the derivatives market.
European Union
26 Jun 2013
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The Eurozone And Commodity Contracts 2
This Alert is the second in our series that considers the impact of the Eurozone crisis on the international commodities markets, and follows Alert no. 2012/169 titled, "The Eurozone and Commodity Contracts 1", dated 18 July 2012.
UK
18 Sep 2012
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Section 2(a)(iii): The Suspense Continues
Anyone with a passing knowledge of derivatives law will be aware of the controversy created by section 2(a)(iii) of the ISDA Master Agreement.
UK
18 Apr 2012
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ISDA Determines Credit Event Occurred In Greece
The EMEA Determinations Committee of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) met on Friday last week (9 March) to discuss the Greek debt swap deal and to determine whether the deal amounts to a "Restructuring Credit Event", thus triggering settlement under credit default swaps (CDS) referencing the Greek sovereign.
Greece
16 Mar 2012
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Taking Security Over Hedging Accounts: The Tripartite Agreement
Lenders in commodity finance will often require borrowers to hedge exposure to commodity price movements.
UK
13 Mar 2012
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MF Global Enters Insolvency Proceedings On Both Sides Of The Pond
MF Global, one of the world's leading broker/dealer firms entered into insolvency proceedings in both the US and the UK on 31 October 2011.
UK
3 Nov 2011
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Replacements For MiFID And MAD – The Key Issues For Commodity And Energy Traders
On Thursday 21 October, the European Commission published two sets of long anticipated legislative proposals that will have major effects on commodity and energy traders.
European Union
30 Oct 2011
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