Regulation

Dodd-Frank Act: CFTC Swap Reporting is back in Spotlight

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by Brian Lynch, CEO & Co-Founder of RegTek.Solutions


US Map CFTC Swap Reporting

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The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book and Emerging Markets

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In January 2019, the final piece of Basel III fell into place with the publication of the revised framework for market risk capital, known as the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB).

The FRTB makes a number of important changes, including the introduction of a more risk-sensitive standardized approach (SA), desk-level approval for internal models, and a capital add-on for non-modellable risk factors (NMRFs).

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RegTek.Solutions launches full reporting solution for SFTR

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10 April 2019, London & New York: RegTek.Solutions, leading provider of global regulatory reporting solutions, today announced the extension of its award-winning platform to include a full reporting solution for the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR).

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FCA confirms proposals in the event of a no-deal Brexit

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published near-final rules and guidance that will apply in the event the UK leaves the EU without an implementation period.  As most of the changes proposed will be made under powers given to the FCA under the EU (Withdrawal) Act, they are subject to approval by the Treasury. 

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The impact of a hard Brexit on the financial services industry

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27 FEBRUARY 2019
BY MICHAEL ROBERTSON

With little over a month until the UK is scheduled to leave the European Union, JDX continues to monitor some of the key challenges which could impact financial services companies in the event of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit.

Many firms will have assessed their readiness for Brexit on the basis of having a transitionary period after 29 March, but we now have to strongly consider a cliff-edge outcome where the UK effectively crashes out of the EU with no formal agreements in place around key areas such as financial services.

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Check Out ISDA’s New and Improved SwapsInfo Website with New Features and Interactive Charts!!!

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http://swapsinfo.org

New features include:

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SFTR go live confirmed for Q2 2020

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SFTR go live confirmed for Q2 2020

The European Commission has yesterday adopted the measures under the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR), effectively setting the go-live date at Q2 2020.

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Winter is coming…

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excellent post on UMR from DRS - a must read for any firm who might be in Phase 4 or 5. Bill


Rising to the repapering challenges of IM Phases 4 and 5   Introduction The deadline for compliance with Phase 4 and Phase 5 of the IM requirements is miles away, isn’t it?  Isn’t it…? The truth is that, whether you like it or not, the clock is already ticking.  Whether anyone has told you or […]

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Brexit adds to the burden

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Brexit adds to the burden

Aka – Not another bloody Brexit article

Aka – A look at the Consultation Paper on changes to the FCA handbook

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Aussie IM Phase 4 double whammy

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Bill: More work for Phase 4 UMR, if we're unlucky.


Opinions obviously vary, but for me there are very few opportunities to be glad not to be Australian. Here is one for already punch-drunk IM lawyers and compliance personnel. The largest four banks in New Zealand are Australian-owned- ANZ, ASB, BNZ and Westpac. New Zealand is not a G20 member and has therefore been (relatively) […]

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