Response to ESMA on the Benchmarks Regulation Consultation PaperCategory: Position Papers
FESE supports working with ESMA to construct a workable regime for benchmarks provided by trading venues. FESE’s response to the ESMA consultation on technical standards for the Benchmark Regulation focuses on the main following areas: the definition of regulated data, transitional provisions, third country provisions, exemptions to the benchmark methodology in case of sudden market events and the provisions for code of conducts and compliance statements.
Response to ESMA Discussion Paper on Trading Obligation for DerivativesCategory: Position Papers
In its response, FESE urges ESMA to consider the overall impact the work on the EMIR Clearing Obligation will ultimately have on the final implementation of the MiFIR Trading Obligation, since any instrument which does not fall under the scope of the EMIR Clearing Obligation will not be eligible for the MiFIR Trading Obligation.
Lee Hodgkinson of Euronext elected as Vice President of FESECategory: News Room
On 17th November 2016, Lee Hodgkinson from the pan European exchange Euronext was elected as FESE Vice President for a term of three years.
Congratulations to the winners of the European Small and Mid-Cap AwardsCategory: News Room
FESE, EuropeanIssuers and DG Grow (European Commission) hosted their 4th European Small and Mid-Cap Awards on 17th November. The Awards, which aim to promote best practices and encourage more small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to access capital markets via IPOs, were held at the Albert Hall, Brussels.
Response to EC's Consultation on a Potential EU Personal Pension FrameworkCategory: Position Papers
FESE supports the creation of a Pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP) in line with the 2016 EIOPA's ‘Advice on the development of an EU Single Market for personal pension products (PPP)’.