Featured image for “Is MiFID II really going to restore trust in banks and financial markets?”

April 19, 2017 - Editor

How much is it worth paying to restore trust in banks and financial markets? Well, I suppose you first have to establish how much trust

Featured image for “Research ‘unbundling’ under MiFID”

April 6, 2017 - Editor

The effects of MiFID on the financial markets will be profound and impact almost all aspects of how the markets are managed. The distribution and

Featured image for “The Rise of RegTek Solutions”

February 13, 2017 - Editor

A recent Google search on the term “RegTech”, which is short for Regulatory Technology, returned no less than 260,000 results and the news section is

Featured image for “RegTech disruptor Risk Focus launches RegTek Solutions, Inc.”

January 24, 2017 - Editor

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

Featured image for “Adoption of ISO 20022 in Transaction Reporting”

January 12, 2017 - Editor

Despite being a relatively new standard, ISO 20022 is gaining increasing significance and traction within the world of European regulatory transaction reporting. ISO 20022 is

Featured image for “Riskfocus Validator Intro Video”

January 3, 2017 - Editor

Firms use Validate.Trade to test reporting software to reduce the cost and risk of change to pre-validate trade reports before they fail at the ARM,

Featured image for “The 2017 OTC Derivatives Summit Meetings and a New Partnership”

December 19, 2016 - Editor

Did you know that a group of senior buy- and sell-side people meet in private each year to freely debate the state of the OTC

Featured image for “Message Automation hosts MiFID II/MiFIR working group.”

November 14, 2016 - Editor

MA recently hosted a highly successful, in-depth MiFID II Working Group focused on trade and transaction reporting implementation. Held over 2 days in London the

Featured image for “An Interview With Christian Nentwich, CEO of Duco”

November 6, 2016 - Editor

The OTC Space met with Christian Nentwich, CEO of Duco to ask some questions about the firm, and the effects of technology on banking.

Featured image for “MiFID II – 5 Key Takeaways from the ESMA Final Report”

October 14, 2016 - Editor

ESMA has published their MiFID II Final Report as a result of their Consultation Paper. It consists of updates and changes to the 289 page