Here are 10 questions that you should know if you are based in the European Economic Area and trade in derivatives, whether on-exchange or “over-the-counter” (OTC), then you will be impacted by EMIR. This could include real estate investors who use derivatives and swaps (e.g. hedging interest rate and currency risks) to reduce risk rather than for speculative purposes. The exact impact of EMIR will depend on the type of firm, as well as the level and type of derivative exposure of the particular firm.
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