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Article: “What a year: MiFID II/MiFIR, EMIR RTS, SFTR and SEC SBS”

The most recent edition of the Journal of Securities Operations & Custody (Volume 9 Number 4) features an article by Lloyd Altman entitled “What a year: MiFID II/MiFIR, EMIR RTS, SFTR and SEC SBS”.  Opening by paraphrasing Heraclitus, “Change is the only constant”, the article focuses on Europe and the US, going into detail regarding all of […]

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DerivSource Article on Dodd Frank: No Foot off of the Transparency Pedal

Lynn Strongin Dodd’s July 13, 2017 Article “Dodd Frank: Scale of Change Remains Uncertain”, covers all aspects of the regulation in light of the new Administration’s stated position to dismantle it. Transparency, however, will remain. RegTek Solutions’ Lloyd Altman is quoted as saying “We have not seen anyone take their foot off the pedal in […]

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Elena Gaetini Interview – EMIR RTS Needs Your Attention

Elena Gaetini, a panelist at “The Future Of Post-Trade” event on May 22, 2017, was interviewed regarding the looming November 1 deadline for compliance with ESMA’s RTS for EMIR Article 9 Transaction Reporting.  As we’ve posted numerous times over the past few months, the changes are substantial, and firms need to implement and test all […]

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“The Race is On” – Lloyd Altman quoted in Best Execution

Dan Barnes’ April 22 article in Best Execution, “FinTech:RegTech: The Race Is On”, focuses on how the Reg Tech market provides the  right collection of solutions to help firms meet regulatory changes, challenges, and deadlines. In the article, Lloyd Altman of RegTek Solutions discusses the fact that banks can use regulatory change as an opportunity to […]

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Infographic – Top 10 changes to EMIR Reporting under the new RTS

In January 2017, ESMA published its Final Report Review of the Regulatory and Implementing Technical Standards on reporting under Article 9 of EMIR, the implementation of which is scheduled for November 1, 2017; the deadline for backloading has been pushed out by two years to February 2019. The Report contains a summary of the proposed […]

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MiFID II insulated from ESA’s recent Leniency

Rachel Wolcott’s March 3 Article in Thomson Reuters ACCELUS highlights the fact that firms who see the EU’s apparent leniency with smaller counterparties in complying with the March 1 Variation Margin deadline as an indication of future leniency should think twice.  As background, The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs – European Banking Authority, European Insurance and […]

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Regulatory Reg Tech Makeover – Andy Green quoted in TR Article

The March 13, 2017 Thomson Reuters ACCELUS article by Rachel Woolcot entitled “Regulatory reporting gets regtech makeover; complexity and costs prompts firms to rethink approach” focuses on how technology companies are preparing a new generation of smarter regulatory reporting tools. In the article, Andy Green, RegTek Solutions Global Head of Business Development, is quoted as […]

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EMIR, MIFIR, and SFTR – article by Alan McIntyre in “Rocket 9”

2017 is shaping up as the year of regulatory compliance in Europe. Alan McIntyre’s article “Navigating The Waters of EMIR, MIFIR, and SFTR” in the recent edition of Rocket 9 from The OTC Space  lays out the technical and planning challenges, scope, and overlap between each of the three regimes. In addition to illuminating issues like ESMA’s decision […]

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The Rise Of RegTek Solutions – Featured On The OTC Space

The February 14, 2017 version of The OTC Space features an article by Lloyd Altman entitled “The Rise of RegTek Solutions”.  In the article, Atman describes “Reg Tech”, which is a catch-all category of providers who have applied trending technologies like AI and blockchain to tackle regulatory issues, and compares it to our suite of solutions in which […]

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EMIR Trade Reporting at 3 Years

A year ago there were several articles and posts marking the 2nd Anniversary of EMIR Transaction Reporting, which went live on 12th of February, 2014. This year, perhaps because of all of the focus on getting ready for MiFID II/MIFIR, it seems like everyone has forgotten to say “Happy 3rd Birthday, EMIR Reporting”! This 3-year-old […]