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SEB selects DTCC’s Global Trade Repository in support of its SFTR obligation

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, today announced that Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB) has selected its multi-award winning Global Trade Repository (GTR) service in order to meet their regulatory obligations under the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR), which is expected to apply from April 2020.

AxiomSL Increases Focus on SFTR Solution within Trade and Transaction Reporting Capabilities Suite

AxiomSL, the leading global provider of regulatory-reporting, risk and data-management solutions, today announces that Joao Serodio has been elevated to the role of Product Manager for the Trade and Transaction suite, including the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) solution. Joao takes on this expanded role as AxiomSL approaches launch of its SFTR solution, following the European Commission adoption of the SFTR RTS on 13 December 2018.

SFTR: Will it bring transparency and STP to securities lending and repo?

Coming so close on the heels of MiFID II and EMIR, navigating the new SFTR reporting landscape will not be easy for market participants. Lynn Strongin Dodds looks at SFTR’s onerous reporting requirements and the hurdles attached to delegated reporting.

What could 2019 have in store for us?

As the working year of 2019 opens, it is worth taking a few moments to consider what will keep us busy in the regulatory world of energy and commodity trading over the coming months. As usual on this blog, we will focus on Europe, with an eye on the rest of the world. The era … Continue reading

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.

SFTR delegated regulation adopted by Commission

Last week, the European Commission adopted several level II texts relating to the Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR). The rules require that transactions in repurchase agreements, securities lending/borrowing, commodities lending/borrowing, buy/sell back and “reuse” of collateral are reported to authorised Trade Repositories.

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.

DTCC Offers One-Stop Solution For Securities Financing Transactions Reporting

DTCC’s Global Trade Repository to add data transformation capabilities, powered by Xceptor

REGIS-TR to open trade repository in the UK

Brexit adds to the burden

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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