April 15, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

LSEG’s UnaVista and TradeChannel collaborate on SFTR reporting solution

TradeChannel, part of Compliance Solutions Strategies (CSS), has just announced that it has joined London Stock Exchange Group's UnaVista Partner Programme to support clients in meeting the requirements for the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR). UnaVista is a regulatory technology platform, while TradeChannel is a software company that assists the financial community with post-trade regulatory transaction…

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European Commission adopts new rules to increase transparency in securities financing markets
December 13, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

European Commission adopts new rules to increase transparency in securities financing markets

In an important step towards increasing the transparency of securities financing markets, the European Commission announced earlier today that it has adopted a package new measures under the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR). The SFTR requires all securities financing transactions to be reported to a central database called "trade repository". The delegated and implementing acts…

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Brokeree Solutions
November 28, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

REGIS-TR and IHS Markit to collaborate on interoperable SFTR Reporting Solution

REGIS-TR, the pan-European specialist in G20 trade repository services has just announced that it will collaborate with IHS Markit (NASDAQ:INFO), a critical information, analytics and solutions company, to provide a full service reporting solution for Securities Finance Transaction Regulation (SFTR) requirements. IHS Markit recently announced that BNY Mellon, Brown Brothers Harriman, Deutsche Bank Agency Lending,…

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Broadridge presents new securities lending assessment solution for mutual funds
June 20, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Broadridge launches trade reporting solution for SFTR regulatory change

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) today announced the launch of its trade reporting solution for the European Securities and Markets Authority’s (ESMA) forthcoming Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR). Broadridge’s new offering will enable market participants of all types to achieve a seamless implementation and meet the projected regulatory deadlines in 2018. SFTR requires EU…

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October 12, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

ESMA publishes updated UCITS Q&A

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published an updated questions and answers (Q&A) document on the application of the Undertakings for the Collective Investment in Transferable Securities Directive (UCITS). The Q&A includes four new questions and answers on: regulated markets in Member States under the UCITS Directive, translation requirements in relation to the…

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September 30, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

ESMA consults on future reporting rules for securities financing transactions

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued a consultation paper on draft technical standards implementing the Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR), which aims to increase the transparency of shadow banking activities. Securities financing transactions (SFTs) are transactions where securities are used to borrow cash (or other higher investment-grade securities), or vice versa –…

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