Conference on “Post-trade harmonisation and financial integration in Europe”

06.08.2015The European Commission adopted a delegated regulation that makes it mandatory for certain over-the-counter (OTC) interest rate derivative contracts to be cleared through central counterparties (IP/15/5459)
05.06.2015Pension funds granted further two-year exemption from central clearing requirements
21.05.2015The European Commission launched a consultation on Regulation (EU) No 648/2012 on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories (EMIR) (IP/15/5014)
07.05.2015Joint Statement between Jonathan Hill and Timothy Massad on CCP equivalence (STATEMENT/15/4944)
18.02.2015The Commission launches a public consultation on an EU framework for simple, transparent and standardised securitisation (IP/15/4433)
03.02.2015Derivatives: Commission recommends pension funds benefit from a further two year exemption from clearing obligations (IP/15/3643)
30.10.2014First 'equivalence' decisions for central counterparty regulatory regimes (IP/14/1228)
10.07.2014The European Commission has updated its Frequently Asked Questions on CCP issues
28.04.2014Financial integration and stability in a new financial architecture – Joint conference of the European Central Bank and the European Commission (Live video stream during the conference) (MEX/14/0428)
15.04.2014The European Parliament adopted the Regulation on securities settlement and CSDs proposed by the Commission on March 2012 (STATEMENT/14/130)
31.03.2014OTC Derivatives Regulators Group: Report to the FSB Plenary on Cross-border implementation issues
12.02.2014Statement by the CFTC and the European Commission on progress relating to the implementation of the 2013 Path Forward Statement (STATEMENT/14/5)
07.11.2013The Commission intends not to endorse ESMA’s draft implementing technical standards submitted by ESMA on 7 August 2013 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1247/2012
09.10.2013Preventing Downfall: The EU’s Role in Bank Capitalization after the Crisis – Speech by Director-General for Internal Market and Services Jonathan Faull at the Atlantic Council, in Washington DC.
06.09.2013OTC Derivatives Regulators Group: Report to the G20 Heads of State summit of 5/6 September 2013
12.07.2013The European Commission adopted today a Delegated Regulation specifying the fees to be charged to trade repositories by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).
12.07.2013The European Commission has today adopted a delegated Regulation to include the central banks and debt management offices of Japan and the United States in the list of exempted entities under EMIR.
02.07.2013The European Commission and ESMA have informed the US Commodities and Futures Commission that a comparative analysis in respect of its entity and transaction level requirements will be sent by 5 July 2013 on behalf of the European Union.
14.06.2013The European Commission, in conjunction with the European Securities and Markets Authority, confirmed this week that it will apply to the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the CFTC) for a substituted compliance assessment to be undertaken on EU rules in respect of the CFTC’s entity level and transaction level requirements for swaps.
24.05.2013The Tax Barriers Business Advisory Group (TBAG): Report on Workable Solutions for Efficient and Simplified Fiscal Compliance Procedures related to Post-trading within the EU
16.05.2013Memo on the practical implementation of the EMIR framework to non-EU central counterparties (CCPs)
18.04.2013OTC Derivatives Regulators Group report to the G-20 meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors of 18-19 April 2013
22.03.2013OTC derivatives transactions: Commission adopts a report on the International Treatment of Central Banks and Debt Management Offices (MEX/13/0322)
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19.12.2012Commission adopts technical standards for the Regulation on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories (EMIR) (IP/12/1419)
04.12.2012Press statement on operating Principles and Areas of Exploration in the Regulation of the Cross-Border OTC Derivatives Market
21.11.2012Commission requests Belgium, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Poland and Portugal to implement EU rules (MEMO/12/876)
05.10.2012Consultation on a possible framework for the recovery and resolution of financial institutions other than banks
12.09.2012Commission proposes new ECB powers for banking supervision as part of a banking union (IP/12/953)
05.09.2012Consultation on benchmarks and market indices (IP/12/939)
01.08.2012Info-letter issue #4 is online
07.03.2012Commission acts to increase the safety and efficiency of securities settlement in Europe (IP/12/221)
09.02.2012Agreement on new European rules to regulate financial derivatives (EMIR)
22.08.2011Conference on the European post trading landscape, 24 October 2011, Brussels
12.07.2011Info-letter issue #3 is online
02.05.2011European Central Bank and European Commission hold joint conference to strengthen the foundations of integrated and stable financial markets (IP/11/518)
13.01.2011Enhancing safety of European financial markets: common rules for Central Securities Depositories (CSDs) and securities settlement (IP/11/29)
05.11.2010Consultation on the harmonisation of securities law
15.09.2010Making derivatives markets in Europe safer and more transparent (IP/10/1125)
07.06.2010Call for expressions of interest regarding the setting up of an Expert Group on Market Infrastructures (EGMI)
01.06.2010Second issue of the Info letter

A joint conference by the European Commission and the European Central Bank on Post-trade harmonisation and financial integration.

19 March 2013
Frankfurt, Germany
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Conference organisers:

European Central Bank (Target2-Securities Programme Office and Directorate General Payments and Market Infrastructure) and European Commission (Internal Markets and Services).

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