Derivatives – Enter EMIR: You’re going to need a bigger boat

February 2013

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Derivatives – Enter EMIR: You’re going to need a bigger boat

This Regulatory Brief analyzes the key overlaps and differences between EMIR and Dodd-Frank, and suggests where separate effort will be needed to meet EMIR’s additional requirements.

Global entities struggling to navigate Dodd-Frank’s derivatives requirements are about to be hit by a second wave of regulation. European legislators will soon complete the first set of implementation rules for the European Markets and Infrastructure Regulation ("EMIR"), triggering the first EMIR compliance dates for firms as early as this month.

This FS Regulatory Brief (a) analyzes the key overlaps and differences between EMIR and Dodd-Frank, and (b) suggests where separate effort will be needed to meet EMIR’s additional requirements.

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