On March 5, 2023, ISDA and the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) responded to His Majesty’s Treasury’s call for evidence on the short selling regulation review. In the response, the associations argue the current prohibition in the short selling regime for sovereign credit default swaps could be removed, as it has led to inefficiencies in the market. ISDA and AFME members support changes to the market-maker exemption, including making the application process easier, and suggest reverting to a higher reporting threshold for net short positions to the Financial Conduct Authority to reduce costs and administrative burdens.

Documents (1) for ISDA and AFME Response to HMT on Short Selling Regulation