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FCA to Increase Surveillance Scrutiny Over Market Abuse Concerns

In its latest Market Watch of May 2020, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) shines a spotlight on the challenges of monitoring against market abuse during the coronavirus pandemic – warning that it will continue to take enforcement action, and urging financial services firms to review and where necessary upgrade their systems and processes to...


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DTCC Steps Up SFTR Testing with Delta Capita

Market infrastructure giant The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has extended its collaboration with London-based technology consulting and managed services specialist Delta Capita to help firms meet their trade reporting requirements under SFTR, due to come into force in July after the first phase was delayed from its initial April start date due to...

FCA to Increase Surveillance Scrutiny Over Market Abuse Concerns

In its latest Market Watch of May 2020, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) shines a spotlight on the challenges of monitoring against market abuse during the coronavirus pandemic – warning that it will continue to take enforcement action, and urging financial services firms to review and where necessary upgrade their systems and processes to...

Communications = Key Compliance Concern During Covid-19

COVID-19, lockdown, working from home and self-isolation are now well established across the financial industry, but how are compliance teams impacted? A recent survey on market abuse monitoring from SteelEye found that almost half (40%) of the 80 market participants have seen their compliance budgets increase since the lockdown, with monitoring communications seen as the...

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Upcoming Webinar: The Transformation of Buy-Side Market Surveillance

Date: 7 July 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Asset managers, hedge funds, insurance firms, and other buy-side firms globally are becoming more active in their approach to market surveillance, as regulatory pressure to up their game mounts. Buy-side firms are now building out their surveillance infrastructure as they seek to…

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Entity Data Management Handbook – Sixth Edition

High-profile and punitive penalties handed out to large financial institutions for non-compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations have catapulted entity data management up the business agenda. So, too, have industry and government reports on the staggering sums of money laundered on a global basis. Less apparent, but equally important, are…

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Financial Markets Operations Response to COVID-19: Best Practices for Working from Home

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting all walks of life, and carries with it implications for society beyond even the obvious and immediate health impact. Business is being hit across the board, with many corporations sending staff home in an effort to keep them both safe and working. It’s clear that firms can’t rely on a...

Addressing the Reference Data Challenges of SFTR

The EU’s Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR), which comes into effect in April 2020, is a data-heavy transaction reporting regulation along the lines of MiFIR and EMIR, but has a significant reference data element as well. The regulation is extensive, with some 150 data fields in its mandatory regulatory reports, a dozen of which will...

Trade Surveillance and Mobile Recording in the Era of Data Privacy

The EU’s MiFID II and other regulations globally have placed greater emphasis than ever on market surveillance, recording of trading communications and records-retention processes in an attempt to stamp out market abuse and boost investor confidence and protections. At the same time, the public’s attitude toward data privacy has hardened, most visibly through new regulations...

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Upcoming Webinar: The Transformation of Buy-Side Market Surveillance

Date: 7 July 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Asset managers, hedge funds, insurance firms, and other buy-side firms globally are becoming more active in their approach to market surveillance, as regulatory pressure to up their game mounts. Buy-side firms are now building out their surveillance infrastructure as they seek to...

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MiFID II

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) builds on the original MiFID of 2007 to improve the competitiveness of European markets by creating a single market for investment services and activities, and ensuring protection for investors in financial instruments. Read everything you need to know and get access to all related content.

Regulatory Reporting

Regulatory reporting comprises the submission of raw or formatted data as required by regulators to evaluate and track the financial and operational status of financial institutions and their compliance with required regulatory provisions. Find out all about it in our Knowledge Hub.

Market Abuse Regulation (MAR)

The Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) provides an EU-wide regulatory framework on market abuse, including measures to enhance the attractiveness of securities markets for capital-raising through the prohibition of practices such as insider dealing, unlawful disclosure of inside information and market manipulation. Find out more and access all our key resources here.

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