New group will provide informal advice to European regulator.
ESMA could gain authority to declare CCPs of major systemic importance be established in EU to provide services.
The European Commission wants to beef up the powers of ESMA to carry through CMU.
Steven Maijoor has told attendees at the FIA IDX conference that MiFID II will face no further delays.
ESMA has provided advice to national competent authorities looking to relocate from the UK.
ESMA is calling for all relevant authorities in the CMU project to adopt a uniform approach to data.
ESMA has released new guidance on the implementation of CSDR in relation to national, organisational and record keeping requirements.
Final benchmark regulatory text has been submitted to the European Commission for approval within three months.
EU regulator confirms the 1 March deadline for variation margin rule is still in place, despite the US being given a six-month relief period.
ESMA chair Steven Maijoor has expressed concerns at the current EU third country framework.