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.

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?”

14
Oct

MiFID II Technical Standards Will Challenge Trading Desks, and Provide an Opportunity for Vendors

MiFID II’s pre- and post-trade reporting rules are detailed and specific by asset class or sub-class, and firms will require an integrated, data-driven decision process at the front end to have any chance of achieving compliance. But many firms don’t have the technology or processes required to meet the regulations, and they will be looking for support from vendors in the form of new data services, outsourced expertise and software tools.