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24 Jan
2017

A busy December for financial regulation!

  • 24th January 2017
  • Darshna Pindoriya

Never mind a busy December, all in all, it was a busy year for financial regulation as shown in one of our previous articles, as 384 regulatory documents were captured and uploaded in our trade and transaction RegDelta library. MiFID II Before Christmas, we saw ESMA publish many documents much like in January 2016 with Read More

16 Jan
2017
mifir data reporting, mifir, mifid LEI

Data reporting under MiFIR

Just before the Christmas break, as part of its quick-fire release of numerous important updates, ESMA published a new Questions and Answers document that covers MiFIR data reporting.  Broken down into two separate sections, the document looks specifically at (i) LEI of the issuer and (ii) date and time of the request of admission and Read More

09 Dec
2016
ISIN, MiFID II ISIN

Making ISINs work for MiFID II transaction reporting

In our preceding article about ISINs, we explored the pursuit of a universal OTC identifier, and discussed what has occurred in Europe to fix this gap in the financial industry.  The Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) created the ANNA Derivatives Service Bureau, which is based on an automated ISIN allocation engine and is scheduled Read More

25 Jan
2016

A busy month for financial services regulation

In the past month, we’ve celebrated the holiday season and brought in the new year, but there has been no rest for the wicked and regulators have been busy scrambling to meet deadlines and push out new regulatory documents.  In the period before Christmas, we witnessed a lot of developments and it’s safe to say Read More

18 Nov
2015

ESMA officially come out for MiFID II delay

  • 18th November 2015
  • Daniel Simpson

Yesterday, ESMA published a note – originally from 2 October – regarding the potential for a delay to MiFID II.  The note is categorical in its support of a delay to the MiFID II framework, and it will only further fuel the flames of those screaming for more time.  Below are some key highlights from Read More

30 Oct
2015

DerivSource interview: PJ Di Giammarino on MiFID II

  • 30th October 2015
  • Aisha Dudhia

Julia Schieffer, the founder and editor of DerivSource.com, recently interviewed PJ Di Giammarino, CEO of JWG Group, on some of the key stumbling blocks of MiFID II requirements. Extracts from the interview detailing issues on reference data, the transparency principle and how financial institutions are implementing changes can be seen below. The full transcript and Read More

27 Oct
2015

6 key questions on costs and funds under MiFID II

  • 27th October 2015
  • Aisha Dudhia

JWG analysis. Fees and costs currently present themselves as the top controversial issues within the investment industry. The key challenges on this topic, bearing MiFID II in mind, were discussed by Aisha Dudhia (JWG Group), Steven Charlton (Vanguard Asset Management) and Bart Heenk (Avida International) at Professional Investor’s latest roundtable. This article offers answers to Read More

22 Oct
2015

5 things you need to know about MiFID II commodity rules

The MiFID framework is venturing into unchartered territory as European legislators aim to place new restrictions on commodity markets.  This element of MiFID II has been one of the most contentious parts of a highly controversial process.  In light of the recent publication of the Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) by ESMA, we look at five Read More

16 Oct
2015

JWG redefine MiFID II implementation training

  • 16th October 2015
  • Daniel Simpson

PRESS RELEASE:  Think-tank deploys RegDelta to help train MiFID II workforce JWG, the financial services regulation think-tank, are offering a ground-breaking new face-to-face training course on 3 November 2015 in London.  Ground-breaking, because it is supported by the complete library of MiFID II documentation now loaded in RegDelta. The clock is ticking for the thousands Read More

07 Oct
2015

MiFID II implementation training – all systems go for 3 November

  • 7th October 2015
  • RegTechFS

With the MiFID II technical standards finally being published, the time is right to give our successful MiFID II implementation training its latest run on 3 November in London. We suspect that, soon, regulators will be asking tough questions about how you plan to be ready for system integration testing in a mere nine months Read More