ESMA publishes updated Q&As on the implementation of EMIR

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today issued the 12th update of its Q&A document on the implementation of the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). The Q&As provide answers and guidance related to questions received regarding the implementation of EMIR.

This update includes further guidance on:

  • the authorisation of CCP services;
  • the clearing obligation;
  • the Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on direct, substantial and foreseeable effect of contracts within the Union;
  • Intragroup transactions (articles 3, 4(2), 11(6), 11(10) of EMIR.

The document is available via this link.