TRADEcho Reg Summary of ESMA’s Trading Obligation Consultation Paper

  • 03/07/2017

On Tuesday the 20th of June, ESMA published a consultation paper on the Trading Obligation under MiFID II, providing clarification on which derivatives will be obliged to trade on trading venues. On the back of the consultation paper the TRADEcho regulatory team have put together this summary.


200 Days Until MiFID II: The clock is ticking - time to finalise your APA!

  • 16/06/2017

MiFID II introduces increased pre- and post-trade transparency obligations and expands the scope of MiFID to encompass Equity-Like and Non-Equity instruments, including Commodities, Fixed Income and FX markets. This will transform the trading landscape across the EU as more financial instruments are forced onto regulated and authorised Trading Venues or Systematic Internalisers. 

TRADEcho Reg Summary on ESMA updates

  • 02/06/2017

With less than 220 days until MiFID II comes into force, ESMA has clarified transparency for instruments traded on non-EU trading venues and updated its Q&A documents to address the practical questions on the implementation of MiFID II.

TRADEcho on reporting rules

  • 04/05/2017

TRADEcho's Per Lovén talks about how the buy-side can comply with trade reporting obligations under MiFID II at TradeTech 2017.


MiFID II Summary

  • 27/04/2017

With only 250 days until MiFID II goes live it is vital that firms understand the implications and are finalising their plans to meet the transparency obligations. 

The TRADEcho regulatory team have put together this summary of the key regulatory materials for MiFID II that firms need to assess. 

In equities and beyond

  • 24/04/2017

TRADEcho's Commercial Director Per Lovén outlines the impact of MiFID II on trade transparency in the Spring issue of Best Execution, and explains how this will differ between equities and other asset classes.