Author: Charline.Gorez@febelfin.be

ESMA proposes amendements to MiFIR on transactions reporting and best execution reporting

08 avril in Non classifié(e)

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), has published the Final Report on the review of transaction and reference data reporting obligations under MiFIR. The final report contains recommendations and possible legislative amendments to MiFID II/MiFIR with a view to simplifying the current reporting regimes whilst...

SDR – Settlement Discipline Regime implementation: Trade associations joint letter

08 avril in Non classifié(e)

The EBF and 14 trade associations1 representing a wide range of stakeholders in the European and global financial markets recently wrote to the European Commission and ESMA raising concerns about the implementation of the mandatory buy-in requirement under the EU’s CSDR2 Settlement Discipline Regime. The current mandatory...

EU Cybersecurity Initiatives in the Finance Sector – ENISA report

08 avril in Non classifié(e)

ENISA Report - EU Cybersecurity Initiatives in the Finance Sector : the report published guides the reader towards European cybersecurity initiatives dedicated to the finance sector. Its purpose is to map today’s reality of a very complex cybersecurity landscape in the EU finance sector. The...

ESMA: Risks to retail investors of social media-driven share trading

18 février in Non classifié(e)

ESMA released a statement to highlight to retail investors the risks connected with trading decisions based exclusively on exchanges of views, informal recommendations and sharing of trading intentions through social networks and unregulated online platforms. The statement is issued as part of ESMA’s investor protection objective to...

ESMA’s Maijoor keynote speech at Conference on FinTech & Regulation.

09 février in Non classifié(e)

ESMA Chair, Steven Maijoor, addressed senior policymakers and industry at the 5th Annual Conference on ‘FinTech and Regulation: New Challenges and New Solutions’. His speech touched upon: Digitalisation: risks and opportunities: DLT Technology Digital platforms for clients  Accelerating trends: Cloud platforms increase BighTechs and Big Data Competition risks And safe...

Fintech in 2021: Five Trends to Watch (Clifford Chance Briefing).

05 février in Non classifié(e)

The COVID-19 crisis has brought technology use to the fore in the financial sector and beyond, with businesses seeing two or three years’ expected progress compressed into two or three months last year. The pandemic's impact on fintech businesses and regulatory agendas is ongoing, coupled...

ECB publishes paper on custodian banks

04 février in Non classifié(e)

The ECB Eurosystem has recently published a paper (Occasional Paper Series) that analyses the profitability, capital and liquidity constraints of custodian banks through the lens of the supervisory review and evaluation process methodology. It examines how custodians differ from traditional banks with regard to: balance sheet structure, ...

BIS: Fintech regulation: how to achieve a level playing field

04 février in Non classifié(e)

BIS published an occasional paper titled Fintech regulation: how to achieve a level playing field. The study explains how regulation should evolve to encourage fair competition between traditional banks and new fintech and big tech. Some advocate moving from an entity-based to an activity-based regulatory approach under...