Data challenges persist with SFTR buyside go-live
Insurance

Data challenges persist with SFTR buyside go-live

1y | By Emma Olsson, Reporter

Data challenges persist with SFTR buyside go-live

With the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) for the buyside now live, reconciliation issues linger from July’s implementation date. “...

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Challenges remain for buyside as SFTR nears
Asset management

Challenges remain for buyside as SFTR nears

1y | By Emma Olsson, Reporter

Challenges remain for buyside as SFTR nears

While most sellside firms are prepared for phase one of the Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR) to commence on July 13, complications r...

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SFTR delay may spur consolidation of regtech solutions
Asset management

SFTR delay may spur consolidation of regtech solutions

2y | By Emma Olsson, Reporter

SFTR delay may spur consolidation of regtech solut...

The delay to the launch of the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) will lead to further aggregation of regtech solutions, some provide...

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Four themes to get right in 2020: Libor, SFTR, cyber security and market equivalence
Banking

Four themes to get right in 2020: Libor, SFTR, cyber security and market equivalence

2y | By David Woolcock, Member of the BIS Market Participants Group

Four themes to get right in 2020: Libor, SFTR, cyb...

As is traditional this time of year, our good intentions of new year resolutions fade to what we might expect to be dominant themes in 2020, and it ha...

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Buy-side must be ready for early SFTR go-live
Insurance

Buy-side must be ready for early SFTR go-live

2y | By Rebekah Tunstead, Reporter

Buy-side must be ready for early SFTR go-live

Fund managers may be required to provide data under the EU’s Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR) ahead of their reporting deadlin...

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DTCC’s Steadman: Firms must work together to boost SFTR preparations
Trading & brokering

DTCC’s Steadman: Firms must work together to boost SFTR preparations

2y | By Alex Hamilton, Reporter

DTCC’s Steadman: Firms must work together to boost...

Financial institutions need to maintain a herd mentality when it comes to testing and preparing to operate under the Securities and Financing Transact...

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Firms lagging in choosing SFTR systems
Insurance

Firms lagging in choosing SFTR systems

2y | By Rebekah Tunstead, Reporter

Firms lagging in choosing SFTR systems

A large portion of the market is yet to choose systems for Securities Financing Transactions Regulations (SFTR) compliance due to uneasiness around in...

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Isda’s McGonagle: Flexibility key for new reporting agreement
Trading & brokering

Isda’s McGonagle: Flexibility key for new reporting agreement

2y | By Alex Hamilton, Reporter

Isda’s McGonagle: Flexibility key for new reportin...

Flexibility is key to the Master Reporting Agreement for the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) and European Market Infrastructure Re...

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Overconfidence and overreliance: the two mistakes of SFTR implementation
Trading & brokering

Overconfidence and overreliance: the two mistakes of SFTR implementation

2y |

Overconfidence and overreliance: the two mistakes ...

The investment banking sector has coped with relentless regulatory change over the last 10 years. However, despite these tighter regulations and updat...

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SFTR: technical standard breakdown
Banking

SFTR: technical standard breakdown

3y | bobsguide

SFTR: technical standard breakdown

With the long-delayed implementation of the European Union’s Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR) finally looming on the horizon, ...

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SFTR report: firms preparing for a "tsunami of data"
Banking

SFTR report: firms preparing for a "tsunami of data"

3y | By Michael McCaw, Editor

SFTR report: firms preparing for a "tsunami of dat...

When the Financial Stability Board (FSB) published its guidelines to national and regional regulators to encourage greater oversight into financial ma...

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Preparing for SFTR: where does the industry stand?
Insurance

Preparing for SFTR: where does the industry stand?

3y | London Stock Exchange Group

Preparing for SFTR: where does the industry stand?

The industry was committed and worked hard to meet the January 3, 2018 deadline for the go-live of Mifid II. It is evident now that market participant...

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Preparing for SFTR part 2: How financial services must respond
Asset management

Preparing for SFTR part 2: How financial services must respond

5y | By Marian Predov, Senior Business Consultant

Preparing for SFTR part 2: How financial services ...

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 ...

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Preparing for SFTR pt.1: What are the regulation’s aims?
Trading & brokering

Preparing for SFTR pt.1: What are the regulation’s aims?

5y | By Hans Van Der Linde, Head of Operations & Business Development

Preparing for SFTR pt.1: What are the regulation’s...

The financial crisis highlighted the need to improve regulation and monitoring outside the controlled world of banking. The volume of transactions car...

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