Newsletters


October
2017

We would like to remind you about obtaining a Legal Entity Identifier ("LEI") before 3 January 2018, the implementation date for Markets in Financial Instruments Directive ("MiFID II") and Regulation ("MiFIR") transaction reporting obligations. 

October
2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") issued its final draft Regulatory Technical Standard ("RTS") implementing the trading obligation for derivatives under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive ("MiFID") and Regulation ("MiFIR"). 

October
2017

The Joint Committee of the three European Supervisory Authorities ("EBA", "ESMA" and "EIOPA" - "ESAs") published specific guidelines for the prevention of fund transfers for terrorist financing and money laundering purposes.

September
2017

The Financial Services and Market Authority ("FASMA"), ESMA and ECB launch a new working group tasked with the identification and adoption of a risk free overnight rate.

September
2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") updated its Q&A document regarding the implementation of the Market Abuse Regulation ("MAR").

September
2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") updated its Q&A document regarding the implementation of the Market Abuse Regulation ("MAR").

September
2017

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission ("CySEC") hereby notifies in summary the changes introduced in relation to Passporting Issues and the provision of investment services and activities by third country firms.

August
2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") issued final guidelines on data transfer between Trade Repositories ("TRs") authorised under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation ("EMIR").

August
2017

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission ("CySEC") would like to inform all interested parties about the authorisation of Data Reporting Service Providers.

August
2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") published its first three opinions on position limits regarding commodity derivatives under the Market in Financial Instruments Directive and Regulation ("MiFID II/MiFIR").

Publications


APRIL iCAS Newsletter Issue 15/2018
The Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities published its latest report on risks an vulnerabilities which identified to following risks...
16 April 2018
APRIL iCAS Newsletter Issue 14/2018
The Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") has published the latest step in its response to the concerns identified through its asset...
11 April 2018
MARCH iCAS Newsletter Issue 13/2018
The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") has agreed on measures on the provision of contracts for differences ("CFDs") and...
02 April 2018
MARCH iCAS Newsletter Issue 12/2018
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority ("EIOPA") published the second in a series of papers with the aim of contributing...
26 March 2018
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