ESMA Preparations for a No-Deal Brexit
Published October 15th, 2019
Category: Financial Regulation
On 7 October 2019, ESMA issued updated statements in relation to its approach to the application of some key MiFID/MiFIR II provisions in case of a no deal Brexit and in terms of its use of UK data and MiFID II calculations.
Look further into the updated approach here.
Next step: The final timing and conditions of Brexit are still uncertain, and we will keep a close eye on whether ESMA will adjust the approach announced on 7 October 2019.
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