February 2017

January 2017

'News' NASDAQ NLX Closure - Spot the Announcement 31 January 2017 | Bill Hodgson

The status of the NLX trading platform changes dramatically.

'Articles' All Eyes on March 1 31 January 2017 | ISDA Feed

From March 1, thousands of financial institutions will find themselves subject to new rules that will require them to exchange variation margin on their non-cleared derivatives trades.

'News' ESMA consults on a Porting Process for TR data 31 January 2017 | ESMA Feed

ESMA want your feedback on what you might characterise as a default management process for the voluntary or accidental withdrawal of a TR. How should your data get moved to another TR? What is the process?

'Articles' How to mess up your risk management program 28 January 2017 | Norman Marks Feed

We added a new feed from Norman Marks, a writer and expert on risk management. Look for his profile and click 'Follow' to get his stories on your home page.

'News' LCH Swap Agent To Send Trade Sensitivities to AcadiaSoft 25 January 2017 | Bill Hodgson

LCH plan to provide trade sensitivities to AcadiaSoft to support reconciliation of disputes.

'Articles' RegTech disruptor Risk Focus launches RegTek Solutions, Inc. 24 January 2017 | Lloyd Altman

Risk Focus, Inc., the specialist solutions provider to the global capital markets, today announced the launch of a new firm, RegTek Solutions Inc. (RegTek).

'Articles' Caution Required for Packages under MiFID II 24 January 2017 | ISDA Feed

It’s now less than a year until implementation of the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MIFID II), and European regulators are keen to nail down the last of the remaining policy details.

'News' Amended EMIR RTS published in the Offical Journal – New reporting starts on 1st November 23 January 2017 | Energy Trading Regulation Feed

Following its adoption by the European Commission a few weeks ago(see here), the amended Regulatory technical Standard (RTS) on EMIR reporting has now been published in the Official Journal of the European Union, and can be found here.

'News' Axiom "March 1st Emergency Webinar" Registration 18 January 2017 | Barry Quinn

Use the form within this page to request attendance at the forthcoming February 9th webinar on the state of bilateral margin negotiations and preparations.

'Articles' 2016 The Year of Big Change in Banking 17 January 2017 | JDX Consulting Feed

2016 The Year of Big Change in Banking BY: AMBER BISSELL

'Articles' Off-shoring – are you shore? One-size does not fit all 17 January 2017 | JDX Consulting Feed

Typically banks and financial institutions have, in times of mounting cost pressures, adopted a restructuring and redistribution of resources and processes globally to align with the business target operating model and strategic aims. Using a balanced combination of offshoring, nearshoring and outsourcing, referred to as “right-shoring”, businesses seek to achieve the optimum cost-effective, fully functional locational footprint.

'News' ESMA Briefing on MIFID II Transaction Reporting Requirements 16 January 2017 | ESMA Feed

ESMA Briefing on MIFID II Transaction Reporting Requirements

'Articles' Global Backdrop Offers Promising 2017 Environment for Banks and Technology Trends 11 January 2017 | Peter Farley

An air of cautious optimism prevails in the capital markets as we head into 2017, which should have positive implications for both banks and technology.

'Articles' ISO 20022 Transaction Reporting for ESMA and MIFID II 09 January 2017 | RegTek.Solutions Feed

I’m doing the industrious people at the International Organization for ISO 20022 Transaction Reporting