Derivatives Reform in Europe: European Market Infrastructure Regulation and the Regulatory Technical Standards

The European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) will transform the clearing and reporting of derivative contracts in the EU.  While the process for finalizing the requirements has been ongoing for some time, the regulatory and implementing technical standards were adopted last month and a number of obligations are intended to come into force in 2013.  With firms engaged in the implementation process, our regulatory team has prepared a summary Client Alert (which includes a link to a more detailed analysis of these provisions).  Click here to read more.