EU trading venues can temporarily opt-out from ETD access provisions.
Certain derivatives need to traded on a venue under new regulations.
There are tax implications for banks that become Qualified Derivatives Dealers.
Early observations include 'teething problems' with data.
Authorities want to be able to identify individual OTC derivatives from aggregated trade reports.
Fidessa rules expert notes global compliance jigsaw is slowly taking shape.
But will settlement be a headache?
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Many contracts mature after the second quarter of 2019, when the UK is scheduled to leave the EU.
Efficiencies from clearing are being extended to non-cleared derivatives.