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…
Waters runs through the key facts you need to know about Mifid II, GDPR, BMR and Brexit.
Influential lobby group urges European authorities to consider how technology could resolve outstanding issues with its single-market project.
Chairman criticizes European Commission proposals for clearinghouse oversight.
London-based NEX Regulatory Reporting plans to become an SFTR trade repository ahead of a dedicated reporting solution.
It is looking increasingly likely that no consolidated tape provider will be authorized by the time Mifid II comes into force Jan. 3; regulators call lack of authorized CTP an “ongoing issue.”
A lack of clarity about the UK’s departure from the European Union is an ongoing source of concern for the financial services industry, leading to continuing questions around investor protection, transition costs and regulatory obligations.
UK regulator's Mifid coordinator underscores message from European Commission earlier this month: no further delays to deadline. However, enforcement will be targeted.
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation is prepping for SFTR by enhancing GTR to support securities financing transaction reporting across Europe.
Esma conference panelists discuss how the trading and market infrastructure will be affected by incoming regulatory changes.
Fintech developments and implementation requires greater regulatory supervision, according to the European Commission's vice president.
September 25 marked exactly 100 days until Europe’s new financial regulatory framework, Mifid II, becomes law. Jamie Hyman gets the lowdown from market participants and observers on whether the industry is ready, what the remaining three months will look…
Macrobond will supply macroeconomic and financial data to the European Commission’s finance and economic department