Exchanges, energy brokers jostle for position ahead of Mifid II

EEX foray into non-MTF platforms sparks outcry from brokers

European Energy Exchange

Ever since it became clear energy firms would be drawn into the net of new European Union financial regulations, they have been dissecting the rules in search of a way out.

Potential strategies to avoid the EU's second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid II) include cutting back on commodity derivatives trading activities that could be considered speculative; pushing those activities into a separate unit; or even relocating them outside of Europe altogether.

Yet another potential s

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