EACT Position on ESMA Report on Use of OTC Derivatives by Non-Financial Counterparties

The EACT has published a position statement on the report by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) on the use of OTC derivatives by non-financial counterparties. We are very concerned by ESMA's recommendation to remove the hedging exemption currently part of the EMIR Regulation, as hedging plays an important economic role and removing the exemption would have severe consequences on companies in the real economy.

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Journeys to Treasury 2020 – 2021: Innovation, Agility and Resilience

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With the launch of the 2020-2021 report, following on from the special COVID-19 series earlier in the year, the Journeys to Treasury partners are helping treasurers globally at every step through a tumultuous journey.

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EACT responds to European Commission consultation on a Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy

The EACT is grateful for the opportunity to respond to the European Commission's consultation on a renewed sustainable finance strategy. Read our position here.

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EACT announces Tarek Tranberg as Head of Public Affairs & Policy

Tarek is an experienced public affairs expert, specialising in EU financial regulation and has previously advised financial and non-financial companies across the entire financial services value chain on their EU policy advocacy strategies at FleishmanHillard. Tarek has a profound understanding of the regulatory issues impacting treasury and of the strategic objectives of the EACT.

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EACT supports the European Commission’s proposal for a new Digital Finance Strategy for Europe

Read the EACT's response to the European Commission's new digital finance strategy for Europe / FinTech action plan.

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EACT supports the European Commission’s development of an EU Retail Payments Strategy

The EACT is grateful for the opportunity to respond to the consultation on the implementation of new retail payments strategy. Read our position here.

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