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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 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 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
MIFIR/MIFID II introduces a new regime for firms from outside the EU seeking to do business within clients based in the EU. In Level 1 negotiations, members stressed the importance Read More
The Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR) and Directive (MiFID II) seek to ensure a more robust EU framework of regulation to address a more complex market which is characterised Read More
This paper summarises the BBA’s main views on MIFID 2 and MIFIR. It also includes summary comments on what we understand to be the latest position (EP Plenary position on Read More
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