September 12, 2017

ESMA published updated Questions and Answers (Q&As) regarding the implementation of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation (MiFIR). ESMA will periodically review these Q&As to update them where required and to identify if, in a certain area, there is a need to convert some of the material into ESMA Guidelines and recommendations.

The purpose of this document is to promote common supervisory approaches and practices in the application of MiFID II and MiFIR in relation to market structure topics. It provides responses to questions posed by the general public and market participants in relation to the practical application of MiFID II and MiFIR on:

Timing and procedure of notification for temporary opt-out under Article 36(5) MiFIR

Exemptions under Article 36(5) and Article 54(2) of MiFIR

Timing of application for transitional arrangements under Article 54(2) of MiFIR

Limitation of access rights following exemption under Article 36(5) of MiFIR

 

Related Link: Questions and Answers on MiFID II (PDF)

Keywords: Europe, EU, Securities, MiFID II, MiFIR, Q&A, ESMA

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