Danish government to EU: Only limited updates to regulations on financial instruments, please

Further clarification of the management rules around the trading in financial instruments may be needed - but any update to the 2-year-old EU directive MiFID II should only correct specific omissions and unintentional negative consequences, the Danish government writes to the EU Commission. (Corrected)

Simon Kollerup, Minister of Trade and Industry | Photo: Jens Hartmann Schmidt/Ritzau Scanpix

(Correction: stock trading replaced by trading in financial instruments)

The Danish government does not support any extensive changes to the EU rules which regulate trading in financial instruments. This was expressed in a response to a hearing written for the EU Commission by Minister of Trade and Industry Simon Kollerup (social democrat, ed.)

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