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Trade Reporting Obligations: New Products, New Information, and New Exemptions Proposed

22 January 2016

On 18 January 2016, the MAS issued the ‚ÄúConsultation Paper on Proposed Amendments to the Securities & Futures (Reporting of Derivatives Contracts) Regulations‚ÄĚ, which proposes mandatory trade reporting of (a) commodity derivatives contracts and equity derivative contracts traded or booked in Singapore, and (b) information on booking location, location of trading desk and collateralisation. A number of exemptions from mandatory reporting were also proposed in this consultation paper.