UnaVista SFTR closure casts doubt on viability of reg reporting

The decision to shutter the service is another blow to the industry and the business case of reg reporting under SFTR.

In late July, UnaVista, the regulatory reporting arm of London Stock Exchange Group, announced plans to close its Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) service on January 31, 2022, making it the industry’s latest casualty in a battle with high running costs and wafer-thin margins.

The past two years have seen multiple providers in the regulatory reporting space roll back or offload their services—most notably Deutsche Börse’s sale of its Regulatory Reporting Hub to MarketAxess

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