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Breaking EMIR Reporting news: European Commission proposes changes to reduce obligations

After issuing their EMIR Review in November 2016, the European Commission (EC) today is proposing major changes to EMIR reporting. The goal of the amendments is to reduce costs to business that fall ...

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What Went Down at the London Summit: the CEO Panel

For the past few years, after returning from industry conferences such as the iFX Expo in Cyprus/Hong Kong and the Finance Magnates London Summit, I have published my thoughts on trends and ...

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EC EMIR Review - 2017 could bring regulation changes to streamline reporting and ease NFC and clearing obligations

The European Commission (EC) has issued their Review Report on the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) which went into effect in 2014. With a mandate to provide transparency of ...

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MiFID II: Is your firm a systematic internalizer? (Calculations delayed)

With the initiation of MIFID I trade reporting of equities in the EU in 2007, it created a new status of companies called ‘Systematic Internalizers’ (SI). An SI is a firm that deals on its own ...

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MiFID II Innovation – A Consolidated Non-Equity Tape

With MiFID II headed to be in effect in 2018, coming with it are an overhaul of new reporting and market transparency rules. Among the most groundbreaking are best execution supervision that is ...

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MiFID Penalties Hit Retail Sector as 24option Site Pulled in France by AMF

Reported over the weekend, one of the world’s largest binary options brokers, 24option, has closed its website to French customers. According to Finance Magnates, the closure is due to the French ...

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Financial compliance in the cloud? It’s happening everywhere, along with EMIR Regulation

As a cloud based provider of EMIR regulation reporting services, an oft asked question is whether the financial industry is ready for public cloud hosted platforms?

For good reason, major firms in ...

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UK Trade Repositories and EMIR after Brexit, the future of unified global derivative reporting regulation

With the UK potentially slated to leave the EU following the Brexit referendum vote, it has triggered speculation as to EMIR regulation will continue to be applied to British firms.

A derivative ...

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Do UK firms still have to care about EMIR and MiFID II after Brexit?

With the Breixt referendum leading to a ‘leave’ vote, it puts doubt on the future of financial reporting requirements for UK firms. Notably, EMIR regulation, which went into effect in 2014 and is ...

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EMIR regulation debate of single vs double sided derivative reporting reaches EU financial heads

Should derivative reporting under the EU’s EMIR regulation framework be single or double sided? This has been an ongoing debate since ESMA released their first guidelines for how reporting would ...

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