MiFID II

Costs and charges: the crossover between MiFID II and PRIIPs

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Not long now – in less than 6 months’ time – both MiFID II and PRIIPs will become effective across EU Member States. ESMA recently published a Q&A on MiFID II and MiFIR investor protection topics in which 14 new questions were added. These include new Q&As on costs and charges in relation to the

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TheTradeNews Video – The Future of RegTek

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During the FIA’s 2017 IDX Conference, RegTek.Solutions CEO Brian Lynch was asked his opinion regarding the impact that regulations will have on theBrian Interview industry in 2018 and beyond.

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Elena Gaetini – Data Quality is Top Regulatory Reporting Priority

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The Future of PostTrade

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GDPR and data security by design

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In exactly one year, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply across the European Union, yet firms are struggling to prepare for new data security obligations due to the sheer quantity of regulations due to be enforced in 2018. With the current date of MiFID II being 3 January 2018 and PSD2 due 10

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Latest RegBeacon available now

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With the industry facing a 60,000 regulatory document mountain, JWG is finding new ways to deploy technology and crowd sourcing to help. In this members-only issue we cover our RegTech outlook and initiatives including:   Launch of JWG’s new RegTech SIGs – The restructured membership groups are broadening and improving our coverage MIG update – With

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Building the bulwark: preparing your firm for data protection regulations

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What image is conjured up when you hear the term “cybercriminal”?  A Guy Fawkes mask partially concealed underneath a black hoodie to the accompaniment of sinister music? Whilst this image provides an excellent trope for Saturday night TV, it does not reflect the reality of cybercrime. At our second RegTech Capital Markets Conference, we held

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Who’s ready for MiFID II – on the buy-side?

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JWG are pleased to announce the launch of an independent benchmark survey {link} investigating the approach asset managers are taking to transform their operating models to be MiFID II compliant. MiFID II will be the biggest regulatory change since the 2008 financial crisis.  It is a complex and interconnected beast that will affect your business

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“The Race is On” – Lloyd Altman quoted in Best Execution

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Dan Barnes’ April 22 article in Best Execution, “FinTech:RegTech: The Race Is On”, focuses on how the Reg Tech market provides the  right collection of solutions to help firms meet regulatory changes, challenges, and deadlines.BestEx-RED_HelvLt_600x138

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The State of ISINs for OTC Swaps – Brian Lynch quoted in DerivSource Article

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The March 14, 2017 DerivSource article by Lynn Strongin Dodds focuses on the momentum behind the standardization and use of ISINs as the unique identifier for Swaps in MiFID II Trade Reporting, as well as the challenges that still remain, which according to the article include “regulation recommendations to be heard and continuing dissension over whether the ISINs are suitable for all regulatory regimes.”

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MiFID II insulated from ESA’s recent Leniency

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Rachel Wolcott’s March 3 Article in Thomson Reuters ACCELUS highlights the fact that firms who see the EU’s apparent leniency with smaller counterparties in complying with the March 1 Variation Margin deadline as an indication of future leniency should think twice. Retuers Logo

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