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Future Dates

* Estimated date

  • *31 October 2019

    Exit date is:

    •  31 October 2019 if the UK holds European Elections, but UK Parliament has not ratified the WA before that date; or
    •  The 1st day of the month after ratification if UK Parliament ratifies the WA before October 2019.

  • 1 December 2019

    End of four-year transitional period for RTS on risk-mitigation techniques for OTC derivatives contracts not cleared by a CCP under EMIR.

  • 31 December 2019

    Following PRA's policy statement (PS10/17) - operational continuity firms are expected to submit the template (PRA109) 45 business days after the first reporting period ending 31 December.

News Wizard

  • 20/08/2019

    EESC: Opinion on the international role of the euro

    EESC: Opinion on the international role of the euro
    News Date:
    20/08/2019
    News Text:
    This Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on ‘Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the European Council (Euro Summit), the Council, the European Central Bank, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: Towards a stronger international role of the euro’ h...
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  • 20/08/2019

    FSB: Financial statements

    FSB: Financial statements
    News Date:
    20/08/2019
    News Text:
    FSB has published its report for the year to 31 March 2019.
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  • 20/08/2019

    Department for Exiting the EU: UK attendance at EU meetings

    Department for Exiting the EU: UK attendance at EU meetings
    News Date:
    20/08/2019
    News Text:
    The Government has decided this week that from 1 September, UK officials and Ministers will now only attend EU meetings where the UK has a significant national interest in the outcome of discussions. The UK will continue to attend if and when it is in its interests, with particular regard to meetings on UK exit, sovereignty, in...
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  • 20/08/2019

    FSB: Solvent wind-down of derivatives and trading portfolios

    FSB: Solvent wind-down of derivatives and trading portfolios
    News Date:
    20/08/2019
    News Text:
    FSB has published the responses to its June 2019 consultation which may be downloaded individually via the following link.
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  • 20/08/2019

    EESC: Opinion on stock-taking and next steps

    EESC: Opinion on stock-taking and next steps
    News Date:
    20/08/2019
    News Text:
    This Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on ‘Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Central Bank, the European Economic and Social Committee, the Committee of the Regions and the European Investment Bank Investment Plan for Europe: stock-taking and next steps’ ha...
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