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A-Team Group Releases Regulatory Data Handbook 2020/2021

A-Team Group releases the eighth edition of its ‘best read’ publication, the Regulatory Data Handbook, today. The handbook is a ‘must have’ for capital markets participants, is free of charge, and profiles every regulation that impacts capital markets’ data management practices. Linda Coffman, executive vice president at The SmartStream Reference Data Utility, leads the handbook…

Regulatory Data Handbook 2020/2021 – Eighth Edition

This eighth edition of A-Team Group’s Regulatory Data Handbook is a ‘must-have’ for capital markets participants during this period of unprecedented change. Available free of charge, it profiles every regulation that impacts capital markets data management practices giving you: A detailed overview of each regulation with key dates, data and data management implications, links to…

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…