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What is RTS in MiFID?

What is RTS in MiFID?

Commission Delegated Regulation (exemption of certain third countries central banks in their performance of monetary, foreign exchange and financial stability policies from pre- and post-trade transparency requirements. RTS: Authorisation (Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/1943) MiFID Article 7(4)

What does RTS 6 stand for?

RTS 6 contains regulatory technical standards on organisational requirements of investment firms engaged in algorithmic trading, providing direct electronic access and acting as general clearing members. The requirements in RTS 6 can be found here.

What is rts1?

RTS 1 means Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/587 of 14 July 2016 supplementing Regulation (EU) No 600/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council on markets in financial instruments with regard to regulatory technical standards on transparency requirements for trading venues and investment firms in …

Why is MiFID II important?

The main objectives of MiFID II include the pursuit of harmonised regulation across EU financial markets, increased competition between EU financial markets, ensuring appropriate levels of investor protection, and strengthening of supervisory powers.

What is the purpose of MiFID II?

The objective of MiFID II is to make European financial markets more transparent and to strengthen the investor protection. MiFID II revises certain rules and regulations for investment firms and trading venues.

Which countries does MiFID II apply to?

The list of members who have fully transposed MiFID II includes the UK, Cyprus, Germany and Italy, while those who have not communicated transposition status include Malta, the Netherlands and Bulgaria.

What is the difference between Emir and MiFID II?

MiFID II and EMIR share the regulatory coverage of the OTC derivatives market. While MiFID II introduces a trade obligation for OTC derivatives as part of its market structure related measures, EMIR addresses the duty for central clearing. In this case, both regulations complement each other.

When did MiFID 2 RTS 6 come out?

MiFID II (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II) is a broad and deep updating of MiFID, which was promulgated in 2007. There are 28 Regulatory Technical Standards (RTSs) within MiFID II with RTS 6 addressing issues covering the specific requirements for investment firms engaged in algorithmic trading.

When does Article 18 of MiFID 2 apply?

RTS 2 on transparency requirements for trading venues and investment firms in respect of bonds, structured finance products, emission allowances and derivatives – Article 18 will apply from 3 September 2018. RTS 3 on the volume cap mechanism and the provision of information for the purposes of transparency and other calculations

What do you need to know about MiFID II?

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What are the delegated directives of MiFID II?

MiFID II Delegated Directive with regard to safeguarding of financial instruments and funds belonging to clients, product governance obligations and the rules applicable to the provision or reception of fees, commissions or any monetary or non-monetary benefits

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