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Date Title Project
03 Nov 2017 Release of MiFID II Migration Guidelines and supporting materials MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20171103CADE
Euronext has released MiFID II Migration Guidelines to inform clients about the procedures and timelines to implement MiFID II requirements for Euronext Cash and Derivative Markets running up to 3 January 2018. To assist clients in their MiFID II readiness, Euronext has additionally published the following supporting materials:

  • updates to the MiFID II Implementation Guide for Cash Markets
  • updates to the MiFID II Technical Note for Derivatives Markets
  • guidelines for Transaction Reporting (RTS 22) and Order Record Keeping (RTS 6), for activity conducted on Euronext Regulated Markets
  • online checklist for MiFID II Readiness on Euronext Markets.

02 Nov 2017 MIFID II: Mandatory Registration Form now available for SLC Manager, Commodity Position Reporting and Non-MiFID Member Reporting MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20171102CADE
Euronext informs Members that the Registration Form is now available for the mandatory Euronext Regulatory Reporting Solution, covering: Short Long Code (SLC) Manager, Commodity Position Reporting, and Non-MiFID Member Reporting. All Euronext Members are required to submit the completed Registration Form by 4 December 2017 to Euronext Membership in order to obtain access to the production environment of the mandatory Regulatory Reporting Solution. Euronext additionally announces the release of the Terms and Conditions governing access to and use of the Regulatory Reporting Solution.


31 Oct 2017 Optiq market data gateway (MDG) and order entry gateway (OEG): updated technical documentation Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20171031CA
Euronext is pleased to announce the publication of updated technical documentation for Phase 2 of the Optiq programme, which includes the OEG and Matching Engine (ME) for Cash markets.


27 Oct 2017 New trading platform access agreement and, algorithm and conformance testing policies MiFID II/MiFIR, Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20171027CADE
A new Trading Platform Access Agreement (TPAA) will come into effect with the production implementation of the Optiq trading platform for Cash and Derivatives markets.

In parallel, the new policies on Algorithm Testing and Conformance Testing are now available. Cash and Derivatives Members will need to comply with these policies as of 3 January 2018.


26 Oct 2017 MiFID II: Updated Euronext Market Making Agreement MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20171026CADE
In accordance with MiFID II requirements, Euronext introduces a new Market Making Agreement applicable to all Euronext tradable instruments from 3 January 2018.
Euronext Members pursuing market making activities are required to review its new General Terms and Conditions and to submit the completed Registration Form, available on the Euronext website, before 3 January 2018.


23 Oct 2017 Euronext ‘Traded But Not Listed’ Amsterdam segment: decommissioning and transfer of securities to the Euronext ‘Trading Facility’ General expand
Executive summary:

IF20171023CA
Euronext announces the decommissioning of the ‘Traded-But-Not-Listed Amsterdam’ (TNLA) segment and the transfer of its securities to the ‘Trading Facility’, an MTF organised by Euronext Brussels. The migration will be effective as of 23 November 2017.


20 Oct 2017 2018 Holiday Calendar for Euronext's Cash and Derivatives Markets General expand
Executive summary:

IF171020 CADE
The 2018 holiday calendar for Euronext’s Cash and Derivatives markets is detailed below.


12 Oct 2017 Euronext new tick size regime for MiFID II MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20171012 CA - This Info-Flash details Euronext’s simulation of the potential impact of the new tick size regime on its current instrument referential, based on the current universe and figures available. With MiFID II introducing a minimum tick size for all EU shares and ETFs based on European shares, the minimum tick size for each instrument will be determined as a function of price and liquidity, except for ETFs, which have all been included in the most liquid category and for which the tick size will solely be a function of price. The implementation of the new tick size regime will be communicated in due time as part of the MiFID II migration strategy.


06 Oct 2017 OPTIQ Order Entry Gateway (OEG): virtual external user acceptance fix 5.0 availability Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF171006 CA - Euronext is pleased to announce that the FIX 5.0 protocol is now available for testing in the Virtual External User Acceptance (V-EUA) environment.


03 Oct 2017 Further Harmonisation of CA practices for reorganisation events General expand
Executive summary:

IF20171003CA

Euronext announces that from 15 October 2017, the following procedural changes will impact public offers on the French market and elective operations on the Dutch and Portuguese markets:

  • Change to semi-centralised public offers monitored by Euronext on the French markets to follow the same election submission and settlement principles as regular centralised offers operated by Euronext Paris.
  • Discontinuation of temporary ISIN codes for offers centralised by Euronext.
  • Implementation of the European Corporate Actions Market Standards for elective operations on the Dutch and Portuguese markets. 

29 Sep 2017 MiFID II – Release of final implementation schedule, documentation and onboarding procedures for SLC Manager, Non-MiFID member reporting and Commodity Position Reporting MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20170929CADE
Euronext is pleased to announce the final implementation schedule, documentation and onboarding procedures for MIFID II regulatory reporting functionalities: Short Long Code (SLC) Manager, Non-MiFID Member Reporting, and Commodity Position Reporting.


25 Sep 2017 MIFID II: Final implementation schedule, technical documentation and implementation guidelines MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20170925CADE
Euronext announces the release of the final implementation schedule, technical documentation and implementation guidelines for MiFID II requirements on Euronext Cash Markets and Euronext Derivative Markets. A separate communication will follow to announce the final implementation schedule, documentation and onboarding procedures for Euronext’s MiFID II APA/ARM Publication and Reporting Services, including the Short Long Code (SLC) Manager. Euronext expects to announce the MiFID II Migration Strategy in the second half of October 2017.


20 Sep 2017 Issue/Listing/Admission-to-Trading size limitation on commodity Securitised Derivatives Products expand
Executive summary:

IF20170920CA
From 3 January 2018, Euronext will limit the size of issues, listings or admissions to trading on Securitised Derivatives that are indexed to a commodity underlying, a commodity index underlying or any underlying with a commodity component to 2.5 million units per ISIN code.


19 Sep 2017 Order-to-trade ratio: calculation and monitoring by Euronext MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20170919CADE
As required by MiFID II, Euronext will calculate and monitor the order-to-trade ratio of unexecuted orders to transactions on the basis of both ‘volumes’ and ‘numbers’. This communication details the limits to be applied for Euronext Cash and Derivatives Markets.


08 Sep 2017 MiFID II & Optiq: updated technical specifications for Optiq Market Data Gateway (MDG) and Order Entry Gateway (OEG) MiFID II/MiFIR, Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20170908
Euronext announces the release of updated technical specifications for Optiq® Phase 1 - Market Data
Gateway (MDG) and for Optiq Phase 2 - Order Entry Gateway (OEG).


06 Sep 2017 Implementing MiFID II Requirements on Euronext Cash Markets MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20170906CA
Euronext is pleased to announce the implementation details, release of specifications and timelines for the implementation of MiFID II requirements on Euronext Cash Markets.


05 Sep 2017 Optiq order entry gateway (OEG): virtual external user acceptance first software release Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20170905CA
Euronext is pleased to announce that the first software release will be available for functional testing in the Virtual External User Acceptance (V-EUA) environment as of 5 September 2017.


04 Sep 2017 Optiq Order Entry Gateway (OEG): Updated TCS specifications Optiq expand
Executive summary:

Euronext is pleased to announce the publication of updated Trade Confirmation Service (TCS) specifications, available for both SBE and FIX 5.0 protocols.


25 Aug 2017 Optiq market data gateway (MDG): XDP decommissioning update Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20170825CADE
Euronext is pleased to confirm that the Cash and Derivatives XDP feeds will be decommissioned on 25 August and 8 September respectively, as announced in the Info-Flash of 3 August 2017.


11 Aug 2017 MiFID II: Transaction reporting for non-MiFID Euronext members MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20170811CADE
Euronext Members not subject to MiFIR (i.e non-MiFID firms) are required to provide Euronext with all the data requested under RTS 22 to allow Euronext to report transactions executed on its markets to Competent Authorities on their behalf. Technical specifications for Euronext’s dedicated reporting tool (Saturn) are now available and the new functionalities will be delivered in the External User Acceptance test platform in September to allow member testing.