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BNG Bank in regtech project with BearingPoint

BNG Bank goes Mondrian (and implements new regtech)

BNG Bank, a public sector bank in the Netherlands, is implementing BearingPoint’s Abacus regtech solution for MiFID II/MiFIR, EMIR II, MMSR and SFTR reporting.

Deutsche Börse readies for MiFID II with Risk Focus regtech

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The Regulatory Reporting Hub of Deutsche Börse has launched a partnership with Risk Focus and its software subsidiary, RegTek.Solutions, to use its key system components for the hub’s OTC trade reporting solution. The functionality of the components provided by Risk Focus and RegTek.Solutions includes the Validate.Trade product, and interpretation of instrument details of OTC derivatives […]

Analysis: MiFID II – the new transparency regime

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Having been a fixture on the regulatory agenda for years, the go-live date for MiFID II is now rapidly approaching. On 3 January 2018, the second iteration of Europe’s Market in Financial Instruments Directive and Regulation will bring in sweeping changes to the financial markets on topics such as product governance and suitability, transaction reporting, commodities position limits and transparency.

Banking Technology June 2017 issue out now

Banking Technology June 2017

The latest edition of our flagship magazine – Banking Technology – is out now, packed with news, analysis and insights, case studies, research and expert commentary.

Don’t get miffed, get MiFID II authorisation

FCA keen to explore regtech

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its near final rules on the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II and encourages firms to submit applications for authorisation. These rules include changes to the trading of financial instruments – such as issues affecting trading venues, transparency of trading and algorithmic and high frequency trading. […]

Erste Group automates PRIIPs and MiFID II reg requirements with Asset Control

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Erste Group Bank has opted for Asset Control’s AC Plus financial data management platform to support its PRIIPs and MiFID II regulatory requirements.

Good Smartkarma for Société Générale’s investment research

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Société Générale is partnering with Smartkarma, a curated online platform, for investment insight focused on the Asian markets. Under this global agreement, Société Générale will provide its institutional clients access to a “new form” of equity research based on “demand driven and customised content”. Société Générale says it is the first global investment bank to […]

Doing regtech right

Sibos 2016 - regulation

Regulation is likely to be a hot topic at Sibos, both inside and outside of conference sessions. We assesses the main regulatory themes for this year’s event.

Project Sentinel completes MiFID II technology specification, embarks on vendor search

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Project Sentinel, a collaborative initiative by a group of banks to mutualise the cost of MiFID II implementation in the OTC front office, has completed the detailed business requirements that meet MiFID II regulatory obligations. The project is now focused on finding the right vendors to deliver the solution. “Once the vendor assessment is complete, […]

Industry players unite for MiFID II implementation with Project Sentinel

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Project Sentinel, a collaborative initiative by a group of banks to mutualise the cost of MiFID II implementation in the OTC front office, has announced the creation of a normalised regulatory data model that assists investment firms to meet their MiFID II OTC sales and trading requirements. Etrading Software, which has the project management office […]

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