The European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR ) imposes new reporting, clearing, collateral and conduct of business requirements on all derivatives market participants which are based in the EU or deal with EU counterparties. Various requirements on risk mitigation are already in place, and the deadline for new reporting requirements is imminent. The manner in which financial institutions deal with their clients and take collateral is undergoing significant structural change which will continue for the foreseeable future. This note discusses what hedge funds that use derivatives in their businesses should be doing now to ensure compliance.
View full memo, Actions Required For Hedge Funds Under Derivatives Reforms – Europe Update