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Regulation – Prescription of trade repositories

In June 2014 a regulation was made amending the list of prescribed trade repositories in Regulation 7.5A.30 and providing ASIC with a power to prescribe additional trade repositories subject to certain criteria.

A regulation was also inserted providing access to trade repository data for certain EU authorities.

Go to this regulation.

Report on the Australian OTC Derivatives Market – April 2014

The Reserve Bank of Australia, Australian Prudential Regulation Authority and Australian Securities and Investments Commission (the regulators) have released a Report on the Australian OTC Derivatives Market – April 2014.

This report constitutes the latest advice from the regulators to the Minister regarding mandatory requirements for trade reporting, central clearing and platform trading of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.

The report is available at the Council of Financial Regulators (CFR) website. http://www.cfr.gov.au/