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Navigating the new terrain: how EMIR REFIT impacts financial reporting

MAP FinTech recently hosted a critical webinar aimed at equipping EMIR-obliged entities with the necessary insights and tools in anticipation of the EMIR REFIT implementation.

A closer look at EMIR Refit and LEI reporting obligations for...

From the 24th April 2024, the financial markets will experience a significant shift with the application of the revised EMIR Refit (regulatory fitness and performance programme) rules, an integral component of the European Commission's “Better Regulation” agenda.

ESMA calls for new voices in European Capital Markets

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the regulator and supervisor for the EU's financial markets, is currently on the lookout for new members to join its Securities Markets Stakeholder Group (SMSG).

ESMA bolsters its monitoring of EU alternative investment funds

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the esteemed financial markets watchdog of the EU, recently unveiled a comprehensive report spotlighting the market dynamics of the EU's alternative investment funds (AIFs).

ESMA sets new timeline for crucial ESG fund naming guidelines

The ESMA has recently announced an update regarding its guidelines on ESG and sustainability-related terms in fund names.

Navigating through MiCA: Unpacking the EU’s new crypto-asset regulations

The Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (MiCA) is setting a precedent, crafting a well-structured framework for regulating crypto-assets throughout the European Union (EU) which are not yet encased by current financial services legislations. 

Mastering transaction reporting: Reducing risks and achieving compliance

Firms facing transaction reporting obligations often find themselves navigating multiple regulatory regimes such as MiFID II, EMIR, Dodd Frank, and ASIC. Despite awareness of their duties, many aren't doing enough to meet the stringent regulatory standards.

Managing insider information: The crucial role of MAR in the digital...

The European Market Abuse Regulations (MAR) have been at the forefront of the financial regulatory landscape since July 2016. Despite its six-year presence, compliance with MAR regulations remains a consistent priority for regulators across Europe, including the UK. Regulatory enforcement continues to unveil that firms still grapple with adherence to rules governing the management of material nonpublic information (MNPI).

The Impact of MiCA on the EU’s Crypto Landscape

The forthcoming Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (MiCA) aims to standardise the regulatory landscape for crypto-assets within the European Union (EU). This is particularly significant for crypto-assets that do not currently fall under existing financial services legislation. My Compliance Office (MCO) recently explored how companies can prepare for MiCA.

ESMA initiates first crypto regulation consultation

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the top regulator and supervisor of the European Union’s (EU) financial markets, has issued its inaugural consultation package under the framework of the Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation. Stakeholders are invited to share their views until 20 September 2023.

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