Derivatives Update: Recent Developments in the United States and EU

IFLR Webinar

28 Feb 2018 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. EST

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In this session, we provide an update on recent developments affecting derivatives in the United States and EU and prospects for regulatory harmonization between the two jurisdictions. Among the topics covered are:

  • with respect to the EU,
    • aspects of MiFID II relating to derivatives, including requirements in relation to trading, margin, transaction reporting and position limits; and
    • current proposals regarding the supervision of central counterparties and potential amendments to EMIR; and
  • with respect to the United States,
    • the recent Treasury Reports and their suggestions for cross-border matters; and
    • the CFTC’s order exempting EU trading facilities from the requirement to register with the CFTC, comparability determination with respect to the EU margin rules and extension of existing relief in relation to swaps data reporting.


  • Jeremy Jennings-Mares
    Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Julian Hammar
    Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • James Schwartz
    Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster LLP



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