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31 Oct
2013

Still haunted by EMIR? Could a social media-based utility put to rest your risk mitigation ghouls?

  • 31st October 2013
  • RegTechFS

European banks are currently living in a grey area when it comes to EMIR enforcement.  By ESMA’s account, all institutions should by now have classified their counterparties to derivatives trades.  However, the first tentative steps towards new utilities have yet to take root – so what kind of solutions will the industry opt for? All Read More

23 Aug
2013

Doing EMIR right: Cheaper, better, faster… or else

  • 23rd August 2013
  • RegTechFS

The majority of regulations require firms to classify their clients into a discrete set of categories; JWG research has identified at least twelve, including FATCA, AMLD IV, EMIR, CRD IV and MiFID II.  When implementing them, firms are faced with two clear options:  An easy option, twelve separate programmes, each costing ten pounds to implement; Read More

05 Apr
2013

Newsflash: Counterparty classification now centre stage

Classification has hit the global stage and been acknowledged by top journalists as an industry-wide issue. In a high profile article, Rachel Wolcott, writing for Accelus’ Compliance Complete, sets out the three key counterparty classification issues under EMIR: EMIR, which came into force on 15th March, requires firms to classify their non-financial counterparties into those Read More