Law

May
09

SFTR – Enforcement Action against the EU Commission

With regret, we announce we have commenced action against the European Commission (EC) for its failure to adopt or otherwise the SFTR RTS (regulatory technical standard) as ESMA presented to them on 31 March 2017. We previously explained the basis for action and had sought to engage privately with the EC but they have refused […]

By Staff | Law . SFTR
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May
09

GDPR: Police Requesting Personal Data – Disclose?

GDPR has legal force. What next? We were contacted by a prominent firm’s legal department seeking our opinion. The police sent them a request for personal data on a number of individuals. They were unsure how to handle the request under GDPR. Should they comply, or refuse the police’s request, insisting they obtain a court […]

By Staff | GDPR . Law
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Apr
06

SFTR – Commission delays RTS adoption. But is it legal?

How long does the EU Commission legally have to adopt a regulatory technical standard (RTS)? Specifically, how long does the Commission have to adopt the SFTR RTS given that they received it over a year ago. This article will present Market FinReg’s views.   Disclaimer: This is a matter of considerable public interest and represents […]

By Staff | Law . SFTR
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Mar
06

Re-examination of a legal case in light of MiFID II

The majority of my publications distil the essence of complex packages of financial legislation into easily understandable guides for financial institutions to implement remediation projects (e.g. MiFID II: A Survival Guide) This article is a departure from the above. It is legal in nature, written for  lawyers. I will demonstrate which arguments counsel should now […]

By Staff | Law . MiFID II
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Feb
01

SFTR – Collateral Reuse (rehypothecation)

Collateral Reuse – PILLAR III Reuse of collateral provides liquidity and enables counterparties to reduce funding costs. However, it tends to create complex collateral chains between traditional banking and shadow banking, giving rise to financial stability risks… Reuse should take place only with the express knowledge and consent of the providing counterparty. SFTR[I]   Principle […]

By Staff | Law . SFTR
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