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Agriculture and rural development

Expert group on agricultural commodity derivatives and spot markets

The expert group is a consultative entity whose tasks are to provide advice and expertise to the Commission services.

Overview

In 2012 the European Commission's department for agriculture and rural development set up an expert group on agricultural commodity derivatives and spot markets. The members of the expert group represent EU countries and European associations of various agricultural sectors.

The expert group is a consultative entity whose tasks are to provide advice and expertise to the Commission services concerning:

  • the functioning of the agricultural commodity derivatives and spot markets;
  • the implementing of existing EU legislation and policies;
  • the preparation of legislative proposals and policy initiatives in this field.

2018

Twelth meeting

16 MAY 2019
Agenda – 18 April 2018
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18 APRIL 2018
MiFID II and agricultural products
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18 APRIL 2018
Contractual price arrangements and futures markets – Jean Cordier – Agro Campus Quest
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2017

Eleventh meeting

16 MAY 2019
Agenda – 20 September 2017
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20 SEPTEMBER 2017
MiFID II – state of play
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20 SEPTEMBER 2017
MiFID II – implementation aspects
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20 SEPTEMBER 2017
German dairy futures – quality of price signals and hedging effectiveness
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20 SEPTEMBER 2017
New regulations: impact on the futures markets
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Tenth meeting

17 MAY 2019
Agenda – 15 March 2017
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15 MARCH 2017
EMIR review
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15 MARCH 2017
MiFID II – position limits on commodity derivatives
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15 MARCH 2017
Update on MiFID II
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15 MARCH 2017
New market transparency initiatives in DG AGRI
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15 MARCH 2017
Dairy future markets
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2016

Special meeting

17 MAY 2019
Agenda – 9 November 2016
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9 NOVEMBER 2016
Why a financial reform?
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9 NOVEMBER 2016
Overview of the new EU legal framework
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9 NOVEMBER 2016
MiFID II/MiFIR implementation (level 2)
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9 NOVEMBER 2016
MiFID II – position limits on commodity derivatives
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9 NOVEMBER 2016
Role of clearing houses and financial service providers
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9 NOVEMBER 2016
Role of physical markets
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9 NOVEMBER 2016
Challenges on MiFID II implementation
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Ninth meeting

17 MAY 2019
Agenda – 13 April 2016
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13 APRIL 2016
The functioning of the futures markets
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13 APRIL 2016
Unintended consequences of C6 definition in MiFID II
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13 APRIL 2016
Information on Agricultural Markets Task Force
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2015

Eighth meeting

17 MAY 2019
Agenda – 15 October 2015
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15 OCTOBER 2015
MiFID II – ESMA’s draft RTS on commodity derivatives
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15 OCTOBER 2015
Basic trading with the corresponding exchange of futures for physicals
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Seventh meeting

17 MAY 2019
Agenda – 28 January 2015
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28 JANUARY 2015
Proposal for a regulation on benchmarks
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28 JANUARY 2015
ESMA’s MiFID II
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28 JANUARY 2015
Contracts between farmers, cooperatives and the food-chain and MiFID II
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2014

Sixth meeting

17 MAY 2019
Agenda – 10 July 2014
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10 JULY 2014
Financial markets regulatory reform in the EU: State of play
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10 JULY 2014
ESMA’s MiFID II consultation and discussion papers: commodity derivatives
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Fifth meeting

17 MAY 2019
Agenda – 14 February 2014
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14 FEBRUARY 2014
Financial markets regulatory reform in the EU: State of play (MiFiD)
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14 FEBRUARY 2014
Market Transparency – The U.S. experience
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14 FEBRUARY 2014
ESMA’s work on EU financial regulation on commodity derivatives
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14 FEBRUARY 2014
IOSCO principles for the regulation and supervision of commodity derivatives markets
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14 FEBRUARY 2014
Commercial market participants' view of financial regulatory reform
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2013

Fourth meeting

17 MAY 2019
Agenda – 3 October 2013
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3 OCTOBER 2013
Financial markets regulatory reform in the EU: State of play (MiFID, MAD, EMIR)
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3 OCTOBER 2013
ESMA’s work on EU financial regulation on commodity derivatives
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3 OCTOBER 2013
EU sugar producers and financial markets regulation
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3 OCTOBER 2013
EU sugar traders and financial markets regulation
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3 OCTOBER 2013
Cooperative initiative by pig farmers – Smart hedging in the pig industry
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17 MAY 2019
The role of a potential European Agricultural Market Authority – suggested guidelines
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17 MAY 2019
Assessing the impact of speculators on agricultural prices – Presentation
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17 MAY 2019
Assessing the impact of speculators on agricultural prices – Study
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Third meeting

17 MAY 2019
Agenda – 18 June 2013
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18 JUNE 2013
Financial markets regulatory reform in the EU: State of play (MiFID, MAD, EMIR)
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18 JUNE 2013
ESMA’s work on EU financial regulation on commodity derivatives
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The importance of futures and options for the grain and oilseed supply chain and concerns arising from the financial markets reform.

17 MAY 2019
Trading sector
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18 JUNE 2013
Farmers
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18 JUNE 2013
Agri-cooperatives
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18 JUNE 2013
Durum wheat market and hedging implications
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18 JUNE 2013
Role and importance of financial instruments for the economic viability of the EU livestock chain: the perspective of the EU feed industry
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18 JUNE 2013
Derivatives in the European Dairy Sector: The challenge is not regulation
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Second meeting

17 MAY 2019
Agenda – 7 March 2013
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7 MARCH 2013
Regulatory reform of EU commodity derivatives markets
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7 MARCH 2013
Financialisation of the agricultural commodity markets – the role of legislation
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7 MARCH 2013
The impact of financialisation on commodity prices
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7 MARCH 2013
Price convergence in agricultural commodity markets
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7 MARCH 2013
Transparency in agricultural commodity markets – the Dodd-Frank Act
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2012

First meeting

17 MAY 2019
Agenda – 18 December 2012
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18 DECEMBER 2012
Financial markets regulatory reform in the EU: State of play (MiFID, MAD, EMIR)
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18 DECEMBER 2012
Price volatility: drivers and implications
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18 DECEMBER 2012
The functioning of the futures markets: challenges and opportunities
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18 DECEMBER 2012
Speculation and recent agricultural price spikes
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18 DECEMBER 2012
Research on agricultural futures markets from the perspective of a member state
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