Recent International Regulatory Activity

• On August 5, IOSCO released a database/repository providing information on the status of OTC derivatives central clearing requirements in different jurisdictions (see Press Release).

• On August 5, ESMA released responses to its MiFID II/MiFIR consultation and discussion papers (see Press Release).

• On August 4, ESMA released an updated list of authorized CCPs, along with a public register for the EMIR clearing obligation (see Press Release).

• On August 1, IOSCO issued a questionnaire relating to physical commodities derivatives (responses are due by October 31, 2014).