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Preparing for SFTR part 2: How financial services must respond

7th June 2017

In the second post of a two-part article, Marian Predov examines how financial services will be forced to react to impending SFTR regulation. Readers who missed part one, which discusses the regulation's aims, should read that article first. And the reporting obligation goes to…? In one word: everybody! The list includes...
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Preparing for SFTR pt.1: What are the regulation’s aims?

6th June 2017

The financial crisis highlighted the need to improve regulation and monitoring outside the controlled world of banking. The volume of transactions carried out by banks had increased enormously and the risks created could be systemic. Regulation (EU) 2015/2365 of the European Parliament and of the Council on transparency of ‘Securities...
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Clockwork reporting - A new era in investment services

2nd May 2017

In the ‘post-crisis’ environment of  the last couple of years (almost a decade to be more accurate), investment firms are constantly trying to catch-up with the regulators’ growing appetite to increase market transparency and customer protection by collecting transaction data, tighten reporting regulations with ever...
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The missing MiFID II info: Costs and charges transparency definitions; your questions answered

24th February 2017

Hans van der Linde, targit GmbH Although the framework regarding the ex-ante and ex-post cost transparency seems to be well defined by ESMA in MiFID II, a number of questions remain unanswered and leave the directive open for misinterpretation, confusion and potential conflicts between customers and their financial institutions or brokers. In...