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EU bans commodity market abuse but delays over MiFID 2 compliance

With Siobhan Hall, S&P Global Platts senior editor, EU energy policy

August 18, 2016 08:00:00 EST (3:13)

Manipulating commodity markets in the European Union is now a crime, punishable by up to four years in prison. But commodity traders will probably have to wait till next year to find out if they must also comply with the EU's updated markets in financial instruments legislation known as MiFID 2. Siobhan Hall explains how EU financial regulations are impacting commodity traders, and what happens next.

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