A new U.K. Market Implementation Group (UKMIG) is aiming to harmonise U.K. national rules and practices relating to corporate actions processing, including distributions, shareholder rights and company reorganisations. The group, jointly chaired by the British Bankers’ Association (BBA) and CrestCo, is aiming to implement measures to remove Barrier 3, as set by the 2003 report from the Giovannini Group. The U.K.’s Department of Trade and Industry, Financial Services Authority (FSA) and the Bank of England have each been invited to nominate a representative in an observer capacity.
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Working Group Aims for U.K. Compliance with Corporate Actions Standards
Sanctions have been headline news this year. They are growing in number, sanctions lists are changing on a daily basis, and there can be conflict between sanctions issued by different jurisdictions – the whole calling for financial institutions to optimise sanctions screening to reduce risk and avoid potentially punitive penalties of non-compliance. This webinar will...
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has made a further move to fully automate the corporate actions lifecycle with the processing of the US market’s first automated voluntary reorganisation ISO 20022 instruction. The process was carried out by DTCC subsidiary The Deposit Trust Company (DTC) using its newly automated voluntary reorganisation service, which is...
As investment management firms take on more responsibility and control over core operational functions, A-Team has seen demand for a more buy-side oriented event focused on data and data management. The inaugural DMS Boston will take place in June 2020, and will focus on topics of interest to buy-side practitioners.
The ESG landscape is changing faster than anyone could have imagined even five years ago. With tens of trillions of dollars expected to have been committed to sustainable assets by the end of the decade, it’s never been more important for financial institutions of all sizes to stay abreast of changes in the ESG data...