Joint Non-Financial Corporates Letter on EMIR Reporting RTSs

The EACT, the EuropeanIssuers and the US Coalition of Derivatives End-Users have sent a joint letter to the European Commission and ESMA requesting a postponement in the application of the revised Regulatory Technical Standards for EMIR reporting that will enter into force in November, due to the proposed changes in EMIR reporting obligations in the EMIR Refit review.

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EMIR Refit Proposals: Impact On Corporate End-Users

The EACT, together with other corporate end-user associations, has issued a position paper outlining our priorities for the EMIR REFIT review. These include maintaining the current hedging exemption, making some changes to the proposed reporting structure and extending the proposed asset class by asset class assessment of the clearing obligation to bilateral margin requirements.

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Letter to EPC: Remittance Information for SEPA Payments

Five business end-user associations, including the EACT, have addressed a letter to the European Payments Council (EPC) concerning the changes needed in SEPA remittance information. The letter highlights the need for extended remittance information and the need to include such extended remittance information within the existing payment messages.

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EACT Response to the European Commission’s consultation on FinTech: a more competitive and innovative European financial sector

The European Association of Corporate Treasurers (EACT) has responded to the European Commission’s consultation on FinTech. In our response we highlight the use cases and benefits of FinTech for corporates and comment on other aspects of FinTech’s evolution.

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The EACT welcomes the adoption of the Global FX Code of Conduct

The European Association of Corporate Treasurers (EACT) welcomes today’s publication of the Global Code of Conduct for the Foreign Exchange Market. We strongly support the Code and its objective of strengthening the integrity and the effectiveness of the FX market, which is essential to corporate treasurers.

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