Swift has received unanimous approval at its AGM for the addition of Financial Market Regulators as a new participant category on the network. Admitting regulators to Swift will make it easier for Swift members and users to meet regulatory transaction reporting obligations, while facilitating the development of global regulatory reporting solutions, Swift says. The approval is a vital underpinning for Swift’s proposed transaction reporting solution, initially targeted for use under MiFID, with a view to being extended to other jurisdictions over time (Reference Data Review, April 2007).
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Swift AGM Approves New Regulators Category
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