EU Regulatory Symposium

While U.S. policymakers have been implementing the Dodd Frank Act, the European Union (EU) has been pursuing an equally ambitious agenda where: - The European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) is introducing major changes to the OTC derivatives market with important implications for the global marketplace; - A far reaching set of reforms to the Market in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) are leveling the playing field for investment services and financial transactions. Some of these reforms are well advanced, while others are ongoing, but all will impact any businesses trading financial instruments in the European market or with European counterparties.[...]