RegTek.Solutions strenghens team with appointment of SFTR specialist Chris Cornish

17 January 2019, London & New York: RegTek.Solutions, the provider of global regulatory reporting solutions, today announced that it has hired Chris Cornish as a Consultant Business Analyst based in London. Chris joins RegTek.Solutions from IHS Markit where he was a Senior Business Analyst and Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR) specialist. He was previously at ICBC Standard Bank where he held a similar position, focusing on SFTR implementation.

The Field Effect SFTR services update December 2018

The TRADE Magazine, Winter 2018

The latest issue of The TRADE is now available to read online, so now that the festive season is drawing to a close a

Predictions for 2019: Brexit and geopolitics

Alasdair Haynes, founder and CEO, Aquis Exchange

Predictions for 2019: Trading and technology

Miles Kumaresan, CEO, WaveLabs

Predictions for 2019: Trading and regulation

Matthew McLoughlin, head of trading, Liontrust Asset Management

Looking back on 2018 I think we can all agree that we achieved a great amount as an industry.  That being said, I don’t see things slowing down in 2019.  Brexit will obviously be in the headlines and will continue to take up a lot of resource on buy-side, sell-side and execution venues alike.  Regulatory and political developments, particularly on periodic auctions, tick-size regimes, mid-point trading and SIs have the capacity to change market structure yet again in 2019. 

SFTR – Call to action

Following the announcement by the European Commission on the 13th December that they are progressing with the ratification of the SFTR reporting requirements, there it is expected to be a 3-month parliamentary approval process, then the reporting go-live date will be Q2 2020 for the first phase of reporting firms.

RegTek bids farewell to 2018, another successful year and more to come in 2019

20 December 2018, London & New York: Just two years on from launch in January 2017, RegTek.Solutions, the provider of global regulatory reporting solutions, confirms its market-leading position with an extended client footprint, new and enhanced products and the addition of key hires.

SGX goes live with LSE’s post-trade technology

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has gone live with a new post-trade platform provided by the London Stock Exchange’s (LSE) technology arm.

LSEG Technology recently implemented a new settlement and central securities depository (CSD) on the SGX, building on a centralised post-trade clearing solution already provided to the exchange.

The new functionality will enable the SGX to align to global market practices, messaging standardisation, and the introduction of a T+2 settlement cycle for the Singapore market.

SFTR go live confirmed for Q2 2020

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.