The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published on August 31st, 2015 a consultation paper (CP) on the remaining draft implementing technical standards (ITS) under MiFID II on which ESMA has not yet consulted. This CP covers the following: (1) the suspension and removal of financial instruments from trading on a trading venue, (2) the notification and provision of information for data reporting services providers (DRSPs) and (3) the weekly aggregated position reports for commodity derivatives, emission allowances and derivatives thereof. This consultation runs until 31 October 2015. ESMA will use the input received to finalise its draft implementing technical standards which will be sent for endorsement to the European Commission on 3 January 2016. MiFID II/ MiFIR and its implementing measures will be applicable from 3 January 2017.
ESMA consults on MIFID II standards regarding trading suspensions, data service providers and derivatives reporting