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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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EMIR Review: Corporate End-User Statement

The EACT, together with other corporate end-user associations, has welcomed the European Commission’s proposal for EMIR review as an important step forward in reducing burdens on corporates.

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Corporate End-User Comments on EC EMIR Review Report

The EACT – together with other associations representing corporate end-users of derivatives – has commented on the recent report issued by the European Commission concerning its forthcoming review of EMIR.

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EACT Position on ESMA Report on Use of OTC Derivatives by Non-Financial Counterparties

The EACT has published a position statement on the report by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) on the use of OTC derivatives by non-financial counterparties. We are very concerned by ESMA’s recommendation to remove the hedging exemption currently part of the EMIR Regulation, as hedging plays an important economic role and removing the exemption would have severe consequences on companies in the real economy. Please click here to read the full EACT statement >>

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EACT Response to European Commission Consultation on EMIR

The EACT has submitted its response on the European Commission’s public consultation on the EMIR Regulation. We call for the review of the current legislation and urge the Commission to adopt changes to ease the burden of the Regulation on non-financial counterparties. These changes include amongst others adopting single-sided reporting abandoning the requirement to report intra-group transactions. Please click here to read the full response >>

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