The Council of the EU has asked the Permanent Representatives Committee (COREPER) to confirm its agreement on the MiFID II legislative proposals adopted at first reading by the European Parliament on 15 April 2014. The Council’s requests are contained in “I/A” item notes on:

  • the proposed MiFID II Directive; and
  • the proposed Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation.

If the Council approves the Parliament’s position, the legislative acts will be adopted, and after being signed by the President of the Parliament and the President of the Council, will be published in the Official Journal of the EU.

View I/A item note: Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on markets in financial instruments repealing Directive 2004/39/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (recast) (first reading) adoption of the legislative act, 5 May 2014

View I/A item note: Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on markets in financial instruments and amending Regulation [EMIR] on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories (first reading) – adoption of the legislative act, 5 May 2014