04
Jan

Risk Focus Responds

While most regulatory changes will impact our .Trade solutions directly a number maybe extremely disruptive to clients and will require updates to Validate.Trade rules and functionality to help clients test their reporting solutions and monitor data quality through the calendar of change that lies ahead.

04
Jan

MiFID Reporting Remains Center Stage

The EMSA recommendation of a one-year delay to MiFID compliance has done little to stem the ongoing flood of concern about trade reporting. While attendees at two key London conferences in December agreed that while project delays at their firms are likely, it was accepted that the regulatory programme would inevitably move forward.

05
Nov

The Impact of ESMA’s Latest Revisions to MiFID II/MiFIR Reporting Standards

Adding a MiFIR/MiFID II Module to Validate.Trade is one of the next big areas of investment for Report-it.Trade. We have already developed a beta version based on the original ESMA drafts. The recent version of ESMA’s MiFID II / MiFIR Regulatory technical implementing standards– Annex I (RTS) has some notable differences to the previous draft version from a Transaction Reporting perspective and, therefore, from a Data Validation perspective too. I have summarized the points impacting Validate.Trade below.

04
Nov

Risk Focus Partners with Kaizen to deliver ‘MiFIR Readiness’ validation tool

NEW YORK, N.Y., November 4, 2015 – Risk Focus, a leading provider of Regulatory Trade Reporting solutions to the global capital markets, has engaged Kaizen Reporting, a leading regulatory reporting… Risk Focus Partners with Kaizen to deliver ‘MiFIR Readiness’ validation tool

29
Oct

Will SEC Security-Based Swap Reporting (SBSR) be as disruptive as MiFID II?

Over the last six months, MiFIR/MiFID II readiness is the one topic that has consistently been top of mind at every firm I’ve visited across the industry. Given the traction that our Report-it.Trade suite has gained this year for G20 reporting, one of the first questions we get is “what are you going to be doing for MiFID II?”