The supporters of a plan for a federated cloud architecture in Europe held a conference to discuss development plans, but it’s still unclear how the concept will work in practice.
A recent EU-backed report has presented what might be the most viable governance model yet for the controversial project.
Jo writes that the EU’s new digital package could find large cloud providers operating in the bloc subject to potentially invasive oversight, as the EU strives for “data sovereignty”.
AFM suggests some liquidity aggregators should be classified as organized trading facilities.
The EU authority is buying three datasets from the vendor, which it will use to track supply chain risk in the single market.
Jo wonders if the EC's approach to regulating AI could adapt existing liability laws—with implications for individuals.
Senior academic says a new taxonomy—and a new regulator—is needed to determine whether crypto assets should fall under existing financial frameworks.
Disclosures will protect end investors and increase the amount of data on ESG, supervisory authorities said at a public hearing.
The central bank's report on the future of post trade will face the same competitive interests that have hindered previous attempts at eliminating inefficiencies and bringing automation to the back office.
The draft technical standards for the EU's updated disclosures regulation will impact most market participants, analysts say.
Ratings providers must update their products, as a raft of new regulation drives transparency in the sustainable investing sector.
Starting next month the vendor will allow testing for its UTI portal to help with SFTR compliance.
Growing concern from regulators and industry bodies about potential harm to investors could yet force the European Commission to eventually rethink its position on PRIIPS.
Looking ahead to GDPR, ARMs and trading venues are developing ways to better protect the personal data they are required to collect, report and store under Mifid II, while investment firms tasked with providing personally identifiable information to the…
Bickering between regulators rarely helps anything, but power plays involving CCPs are even less helpful.
WatersTechnology attended the Futures Industry Association's annual conference in Boca Raton, Florida. These are the takeaways.
Experts welcome transitional relief but say equivalence is not an appropriate basis for free-trade agreements.
The push to expand oversight of US CCPs is “a clear breach” of 2016 equivalence deal, Quintenz says.
The past two weeks have seen some major announcements that point to fintechs being even more disruptive than in years past.
European Commission seeks to build EU fintech lab, promote blockchain and review rules in light of emerging tech.
Just over a week into Europe’s new financial regulatory regime, Joanne Faulkner assess the key challenges that still lie ahead as market participants and regulators alike grapple with the data and reporting requirements of Mifid II.
European regulator takes step toward forcing clearinghouses to disclose exactly how they calculate risk and collateral requirements for trades.
As Mifid II's deadline approaches, US firms affected by the rules are still waiting for regulators to resolve crucial conflicts between European and American laws, and are likely to be making adjustments well after the deadline has passed, reports…
Europe’s Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products becomes law on January 1, 2018. In-scope market participants racing to meet its significant data and reporting challenges all face the same hurdle: how to calculate implicit costs. Jamie…