ESMA Venue-Traded Derivative


On Jan. 9, ESMA issued register of derivatives traded on-venue.


  • Register clarifies application of MiFIR trading obligation for derivatives contracts.
  • MIFID trading obligation is further specified in regulation 2017/2417, see #35304.
  • ESMA Register
  • Register clarified which classes of derivatives are subject to the trading obligation.
  • Listed the full names of trading venues, on which those derivatives can be traded.
  • The date on which the obligation takes effect for each category of counterparties.
  • Effectiveness
  • Register will be updated for changes, such as new venues offer trading in product.
  • ESMA will consult before including more derivatives under MiFIR trading obligation.

Regulators EU ESMA
Entity Types B/D; Bank; Depo; Exch; FCM; OTC
Reference PR, 1/9/2018; Reg 2017/2417; MIFID/MIFIR, Dir 2014/65, Reg 600/2014, EMIR, Reg 648/2012
Functions Compliance; Legal; Operations; Trading
Countries European Union
Products Clearing; Corporate; Derivatives; Fixed Income; Futures; Securities
Regions EMEA
Rule Type Guidance
Rule Date 1/9/2018
Effective Date 1/9/2018
Rule Id 37354
Linked to Rule :35304
Report Issue 1/15/2018
Report Section EU

Last substantive update on 01/09/2018