The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has updated two Q&As documents regarding implementation issues relating to transparency and market structure under MiFD II and MiFIR.

The updated Q&As on transparency sets out the waiver application schedule for 2017 in order for Member State competent authorities and ESMA to handle applications in time for 3 January 2018.

The Q&As on market structures have been updated with new questions and answers on algorithmic trading and the mandatory tick size regime.

View ESMA sets timetable for MiFID II waiver applications, 19 December 2016