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09 Jul
2015

Key takeaways from the latest transaction reporting debate

  • 9th July 2015
  • Aisha Dudhia

JWG analysis. On 7 July, market experts at the City & Financial Global workshop on transaction reporting under MiFID II addressed an audience, setting out their main concerns regarding the new transaction reporting regime.  In this article, we present some of the key issues that they highlighted. The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) have Read More

02 Jul
2015

Convergence of regulation, supervisory practices and outcomes and a high level of investor protection are key to creating a successful CMU

  • 2nd July 2015
  • RegTechFS

JWG analysis. At CISI’s Annual Conference, Verena Ross presented the latest outlook on EU regulation, covering the Capital Markets Union (CMU), ongoing work in relation to investor protection and the digitalisation of financial services. Ross once more emphasised how a successful CMU, based on a single capital market in the EU, promotes the attractiveness of Read More

12 Jun
2015

Key points and dates to take away from Verena Ross’ speech at IDX 2015 on MiFID II and EMIR

JWG analysis. In her speech at IDX 2015 this week, Verena Ross, Executive Director, European Securities and Markets Authority, addressed the two major EU legislative projects affecting derivatives trading: MiFID II and EMIR. Here we present some of the key issues she highlighted. 1.  MiFID II timeframe and technical standards The decisive date for application of MiFID II Read More

24 Mar
2015

Buy-side regulatory strategy: getting ahead of the game?

  • 24th March 2015
  • David Miller

JWG analysis. We attended an august gathering of 400+ buy-side professionals last week.  Not only did regulatory drivers get a healthy hearing, but the group discussed how they will impact the way business is going to be handled in the future. Clearly, margins are under pressure, brokers are not giving it away like they once Read More

18 Mar
2015

G20 reform – TSAM helicopter view

  • 18th March 2015
  • David Miller

Regulation is coming thick and fast. With predicted document count of 200,000 by 2018, dealing with the deluge in a page-by-page, regulation-by-regulation approach is becoming impossible as G20 commitments spread across many rulebooks. Firms trying to tackle the changes one-by-one will end up with sky-high implementation costs and conflicting priorities – unless they take action Read More

23 Feb
2015

MiFID II implementation: ready for blast off!

  • 23rd February 2015
  • Daniel Simpson

JWG analysis. This month, ESMA hosted a broad cross-section of market participants for a final ‘hearing’ on the MIFID II technical standards they will send to Brussels for approval this summer.  Of course, many attendees were surprised to find that, while they were en route to Paris to sit for 10 hours with 350 of Read More

29 Jan
2015

CDMG publishes new research – next meeting now set for February

  • 29th January 2015
  • RegTechFS

On the 22nd January, over 30 stakeholders from 12 firms met Customer Data Management Group (CDMG)  meeting to discuss their 2015 priorities for regulatory KYC requirements. JWG presented a summary of 40+ new regulations that require firms to manage counterparty information over the next 3 years.  Alec then presented summaries of the 11 regulations in scope Read More

29 Jan
2015

JWG launches KYC training – 24 February. RSVP now

The need for better counterparty information sits at the centre of most regulatory reform agendas. Unfortunately, this means the period from 2015 to 2017 brings with it massive new documentation, workflow and vendor change for the hundreds of fields maintained for every subaccount in capital markets. Do you know what is about to hit your marketing, Read More