Investment Management Association (Ima)

The Big Picture Of Solvency II

The European capital adequacy reporting regulation, taking effect in about a year, will require tracking of more data, under new classifications. Financial firms, including those serving the insurance sector that is the focus of the rules, are working…

Industry Split on Impact of ESMA Data Plan

Industry participants and experts seem divided over the likely outcome of European regulator the European Securities and Markets Association’s consultation process as well as over the impact of the provisions on end-users and data providers, after ESMA…

Esma Opens Consultation on Mifid II, Refines HFT Scope

The European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) has opened its consultation on the review of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid II) and Regulation (Mifir), the two most important pieces of legislation issued by European…

Getting A Full Report

Demand for more complete and well-prepared data reporting could lead one to consider collaborative efforts that point the way to better data reporting

Seeking Solvency II Surety

Implementation of Solvency II in January 2016 has been confirmed, but many of the data challenges are unresolved. Susan Wright of the Investment Management Association tells Nicholas Hamilton that asset managers, third-party administrators and insurers…

The Search for Solvency II Solutions

Solvency II may be delayed, but it has not gone away. As the most focused industry participants chip away at the complexity of the European insurance regulation, Nicholas Hamilton discovers innovative compliance solutions, including data metering systems…

OTFs' Next Move

With G20 commitments obliging regulators to regiment the trading of over-the-counter derivatives, Mifid II proposes the integration of organized trading facilities, but what impact will this have? By Steve Dew-Jones

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