On 1 October 2020, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) updated its statement on the impact of Brexit on MiFID II / MiFIR.

The statement updates the issues covered in the statement published on 7 March and 7 October 2019. These issues concerned: the C(6) carve-out, ESMA’s opinions on third country trading venues for the purpose of post-trade transparency and the position limits regime and post-trade transparency for over-the-counter transactions. The statement also covers the implementing technical standards on main indices and recognised exchanges under the Capital Requirements Regulation.

ESMA has also updated its statement on the impact of Brexit on the Benchmarks Regulation. The statement covers the consequences of Brexit for the ESMA register for benchmark administrators and third country benchmarks under the Benchmarks Regulation.