Following the January release of the final SFTR report by ESMA, the US-based Risk Management Association has issued a new standard legal agreement to address mandatory reporting obligations for SFTR, ahead of its initial go-live date of April 11. The template follows in the footsteps of the Master Regulatory Reporting Framework launched by the International Securities Lending Association (ISLA) and a number of other industry associations back in December, which is applicable to both EMIR and the first phase of SFTR. According to ISLA, the agreement has been designed to remain effective even after the UK leaves the EU.
A-Team Insight Briefs
The regulation clock is ticking. Financial firms, especially those subject to Phase I of implementation, are well aware of the impending April 2020 deadline for the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation. The question is, are they ready? Tactical, i.e painful, approaches to compliance won’t be good enough. A strategic plan of attack is necessary to combat...
Saxo Bank Japan is replacing its legal ledger legacy system with Torstone Technology’s Inferno cloud-based solution and has gone live with the first phase of migration. The bank is making the replacement to support regulatory reporting on the cloud for existing and new equity business. Using Inferno, Saxo Bank Japan is able to reduce operational...
The FRTB Breakfast Briefing will examine key focus areas and priorities for banks in 2020 and offer guidance, advice and expertise for tackling the challenges and pain points around implementing the FRTB regulation.
Welcome to A-Team Group’s best read handbook, the Regulatory Data Handbook, which is now in its seventh edition and continues to grow in terms of the number of regulations covered, the detail of each regulation and the impact that all the rules and regulations will have on data and data management at your institution. This...