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ESMA updates MiFID 2 FAQs

ESMA has updated its FAQs on MiFID 2 and MiFIR in respect of investor protection and intermediaries.  There is a new question on how to classify financial instruments under RTS 27 for best execution purposes when ESMA...

FCA makes CFD limiting rules

FCA has confirmed the restrictions it is putting in place for firms that offer CFDs to retail customers. It is requiring all firms that offer  CFDs and CFD-like options to retail consumers to: limit leverage –...

ESAs publish PRIIPs KID FAQs

The ESAs have published further Q&As on the KID requirement for PRIIPs. The updates are on both general topics (in respect of calculating the minimum holding period for a product)  and MOPs, in terms of the form and...

ESMA updates MiFID 2 FAQs

ESMA has updated its Q&As on MiFID 2 and MiFIR investor protection and intermediaries topics. There are several new questions, including on: reverse solicitation by third country firms the target market of CoCo-bond...

FCA plans UK Benchmarks register

FCA is planning a new UK Benchmarks Register to replace the ESMA register post-Brexit for UK supervised users, for use by them and UK and third-country supervised benchmark administrators that want their benchmarks to...