AMF chairman Robert Ophèle says data quality and completeness pose problems for regulatory evaluations of Mifid II transparency requirements, and that regulators will review frameworks following Brexit.
Steven Maijoor warned of the impact of no deal Brexit on Mifid II calculations and the need to ensure continued access to UK clearinghouses.
In feedback to the Financial Stability Board, FESE points out inconsistencies regarding the application of LEIs and asks regulators for clarity.
RTS 27 Now helps banks registered as SIs meet their reporting requirements under Mifid II.
The data will support Trax’s MiFID II and SI determination service, which indicates a firm’s potential to become an SI before the assessment period.
While waiting for the regulators’ final word on SFTR’s technical specifications, SFT market participants and counterparties are planning their compliance strategies amid concern that the regulation goes too far in its goal to bring shadow banking into…
Half of the systematic internalizer obligations will soon become compulsory.
The story of how the double volume cap began is just as important as what's happened in 2018.
Problems and bad practices continue to plague Europe's vision of a new transparency regime. An inside look.
Esma’s ‘No LEI, No Trade’ policy gets real after the official end of a grace period on Mifid II’s LEI requirement, while at the same time Hong Kong regulators have introduced a new LEI mandate to boost identifier use in the region. Jamie Hyman and Wei…
Esma warns six-month LEI grace period will not be extended.
Do you know your APA from your CDO? Max summarizes the topics covered in this month's issue of Inside Data Management.
Panelists discuss operational issues involved in cross-border compliance with Mifid II.
Nearly half a year after Mifid II went live, sticky reference data issues are standing in the way of smooth compliance operations.
Wei-Shen Wong joins to discuss the brewing battle between the SGX and NSE and Anthony and James look at Esma's shot at reporting platforms.
Reporting platforms told by regulator to substantially improve quality of publicly reported data.
Traders say Mifid II transparency is failing partly as a result of questionable practices by trading venues and APAs, which publish pre- and post-trade data, and that the data is not always available to the public for free as the law requires
The wide adoption of reference data and accompanying standards creates both opportunities and challenges, said Cusip Global Services vice president and COO at the North American Financial Information Summit.
The lead-up to Mifid II led to a huge jump in Legal Entity Identifiers issued, and LEI uptake continues to break records through Q1 2018.
Mifid II’s RTS 28 reporting requirements require data that may be of little value, or worse, could be misleading.
Brokers are concerned that reports on best execution, due in just a few days, may be too onerous to produce in full.
Increasingly sophisticated schemes are targeting firms and individuals, watchdogs say.
The bloc’s primary financial regulators say immediate work is needed to protect systems.
Smartstream RDU, which had previously announced it would take a utility approach to centralizing and sharing SI data, announces an SI Registry in collaboration with six APAs.