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SIX Launches Fully Delegated SFTR Reporting for Swiss Repo Market

The Swiss Stock Exchange’s SFTR reporting services is now live in synchronisation with the introduction of the SFTR regulation. Over 170 clients stand to benefit from this offering. The Swiss Stock Exchange automates the way it provides Unique Transaction Identifiers (UTI) creating a scale offering featuring SFTR-compliant and fully delegated reporting. For the delegated reporting, SIX…

TriOptima Extends Collaboration with DTCC on SFTR

TriOptima, an infrastructure service that helps to lower costs and to mitigate risk in OTC derivatives markets, has extended data connectivity between The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) Global Trade Repository (GTR) service and TriOptima’s triResolve platform to help market participants validate their reported securities financing transactions as they prepare for SFTR compliance. Through…

TRAction Fintech Expands Alliance with UnaVista on Regulatory Reporting

Specialist regulatory reporting firm TRAction Fintech has expanded its existing collaborative partnership with UnaVista, the regulatory reporting platform of the London Stock Exchange (LSE), in a bid to simplify MiFID II, EMIR and SFTR reporting for FX and CFD brokers. The alliance is designed to enable easier integration of trading platforms with regulatory reporting systems,…

SFTR Reporting Goes Live – But Is the Industry Ready?

The first deadline for new transaction reporting under the UE’s SFTR went live on July 13, and while the first phase seems to have come off relatively smoothly, there are still some concerns around the readiness of the financial services industry when it comes to the reporting process. “Whilst [this] marks the first deadline for…

UK Opts Out of CSDR Buy-in, SFTR Reporting

In a written statement outlining a series of regulatory reforms planned for the UK, Chancellor Rishi Sunak confirmed last week that the UK will not include the Central Securities Depositories Regulation’s (CSDR) settlement discipline regime as part of its adoption of EU regulations post Brexit. Instead, UK firms should “continue to apply the existing industry-led…

SmartStream RDU Launches API to Get Firms Over the SFTR Finish Line

Transaction Lifecycle Management specialist SmartStream has extended its Reference Data Utility (RDU) SFTR service to include a new API targeting firms who need fast access to the technology and data needed need to meet ESMA’s delayed SFTR reporting deadline of July 13. The API gives access to new tools to validate reference data content during…

Cappitech Joins Forces with REGIS-TR for End-to-End Service

EU trade repository REGIS-TR and Cappitech, a regulatory reporting service provider, have confirmed a new collaboration to deliver a streamlined, end-to-end regulatory reporting service. The partnership will link the two firms’ complimenting services for the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR), the European Market Infrastructure Regulation, and its UK iteration, along with Switzerland’s Financial Market Infrastructure…

SFTR Approvals Could Cast a Spanner in the Works

With the delayed go-live date for the EU’s SFTR regulation less than a month away, the pressure is once again on as firms scramble to get ready for their new regulatory reporting requirements, pushed back from April 2020 due to coronavirus. And while most firms should be well into the testing phase by now, there…

Recorded Webinar: Overcoming the Barriers to Implementing RegTech Solutions: The View from Either Side of the Fence

RegTech holds the promise of targeted, agile and often low-cost solutions to the real-world problems faced by financial institutions across the board. So why is it so difficult to get RegTech projects off the ground? RegTech solutions providers complain that it’s difficult to get access to decision-makers, and even when they do it’s tough to…

Are You Ready for RegTech Virtual 2020?

We’ve only got a week to go, and our brand new and fully virtual RegTech Summit is fast approaching. One of the most innovative, exciting and engaging platforms we have ever worked on, we are delighted to bring you two days of unique, insightful and cutting edge content on the most pressing regulatory challenges of…