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An easing of the financial burden, perhaps

Energy traders, generally, have been arguing their case for why they should not be regulated under the second markets in financial instruments directive (MiFID II) for some time now. What has been given less attention is some of the consequences of other, related legislation. For example, a firm supervised under MiFID II will instantly have […]

ACER looks to form group on energy derivatives

EU regulators agency ACER is looking for people to form an ad-hoc expert group on energy commodity derivatives. This is hardly surprising given how difficult defining energy derivatives has become, and the even harder part of understanding which EU legislation an energy derivative or physical forward falls under. The group will advise the agency on […]

Negotiation set to shape key energy regulation

The next few weeks and carrying through July are likely to result in some important regulations for the energy industry being shaped, although we are unlikely to see the final versions emerge until the autumn. The much-discussed topic of what is a power and gas forward that must be physically delivered rumbles on. The European […]

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