Newsletters


November
2017

The European Banking Authority ("EBA") opened a public consultation on a proposed amendment to the Regulatory Technical Standard 1 ("RTS 1") which details the implementation of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive ("MiFID II") and Regulation ("MiFIR").

November
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") published 9 opinions on position limits regarding commodity derivatives under MiFID II/MIFIR. ESMA’s opinions agree 9 position limits proposed by the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA").

October
2017

Further to our Newsletters Issue 03/2017 and 08/2017, we would like to inform you that the House of Representatives voted an amendment to the Law Regulating the Settlement of Overdue Taxes extending the deadline for the submission of applications to enter into the scheme by 3 months.

October
2017

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission ("CySEC") wishes to inform Regulated Entities and the Issuers that European Securities and Market Authority ("ESMA") published on 9 October 2017, a briefing regarding the LEI.

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").

Publications


JUNE ICAS Newsletter Issue 21/2019
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority ("EIOPA") published technical information on the relevant risk free interest rate term structures...
10 June 2019
MAY ICAS Newsletter Issue 20/2019
The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published amendments to the Implementing Technical Standards ("ITS") on supervisory reporting. 
03 June 2019
MAY ICAS Newsletter Issue 19/2019
The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published its Opinion addressed to the European Commission.
03 June 2019
MAY ICAS Newsletter Issue 18/2019
The EUR risk-free rates working group published consultation paper on the "EIONIA to EURSTR legal action plan".
03 June 2019
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