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The EU’s proposals to revise the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) consist of a Directive and a Regulation which aim to make financial markets more efficient, resilient and transparent, as well as strengthening the protection for investors. The new framework will also increase the supervisory powers of regulators and provide clear operating rules for all trading activities and new trading venues.
The BBA argued it is vital that ESMA sets out its guidance in a manner which both allows National Competent Authorities to interpret, and firms to apply, the proposed guidelines Read More
The BBA’s response included comments on a number of areas including product governance (the need to apply the proportionality principle), challenges around extending the telephone taping regime to corporate finance, Read More
The BBA made a number of comments on CP 16/19, focusing on the Client Assets Sourcebook, transaction reporting, and complaint handling. Please read the full response via the link below.
The BBA has developed draft target market criteria in relation to the new product governance requirements mandated by MiFID II. Please read via the link below.
The BBA would like to acknowledge the time and effort ESMA has taken to formulate a detailed set of guidelines on a technical and challenging topic. We fully support the Read More
The BBA is pleased to respond to FCA CP 15/43. Our key comments include passporting for EU branches of non-EEA entities, transaction reporting, and need for consistency between the Handbook Read More
Briefing note on the Persons with Significant Control Register conference meeting that took place at BIS on Thursday 9 July. Please read in full via the link below.
BBA’s response is very much written from the perspective of how regulation can best serve the needs of users of the financial markets. Investors need efficient and fair markets in Read More
Please find attached BBA’s final response to the Discussion paper on Third Countries and Transaction Reporting.
The BBA has prepared a set of documents, below, which outline the BBA and the Joint Trade Association Group’s approaches. They are a useful guide to who is doing what and Read More
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