Regulation news

EU Commission opens consultation of SFTR TR fees
21 November 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Drew Nicol
UK-based trade repositories may be forced to shoulder additional third-party recognition fees to operate under EU regulatory frameworks post-Brexit, according to proposed EU Commission rules
LEIs offer major cost savings, says OFR
17 November 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Drew Nicol
The OFR noted that early academic studies found that cost savings associated with adoption of the LEI approached $1 billion annually
MTS and UnaVista to collaborate for SFTR
13 November 2017 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
The collaboration means that firms trading on MTS’s new global collateral management segment will be able to use UnaVista’s trade repository to trade under SFTR
LSE teams up with APIR Systems to brings LEIs to Australasia
08 November 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
MiFID II creates “much uncertainty” for EEA members
06 November 2017 | Oslo | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
SimCorp: MiFID II remains a concern for buy-side firms
01 November 2017 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
SEC grants relief to US brokers on MiFID II
27 October 2017 | New York | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Solvassure creates first-of-its-kind integrated reg platform
25 October 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Merrill Lynch first to fall foul of UK’s EMIR reporting rules
23 October 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
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EU commission lays down the law on MiFID II compliance
19 October 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
Margin rules depress derivative contract terms, survey finds
19 October 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
FCA gives helping hand to new asset managers
16 October 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
SEDCO Capital launches ethical investment platform
11 October 2017 | Jeddah | Reporter: Theo Andrew
SmartStream partners with Deutsche Börse Reporting Hub
25 September 2017 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Theo Andrew
US Volcker Rule not fit for purpose, says SIFMA
22 September 2017 | New York | Reporter: Drew Nicol
FCA takes pragmatic approach to MiFID II deadline
21 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Eurex to offer MiFID II simulations ahead of January deadline
08 September 2017 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Drew Nicol
CFTC extends position limit relief to two years
14 August 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
First MiFID II position limits are set
14 August 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
US regulators to work together on Volcker Rule
28 July 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
FCA consults on SMR extension
26 July 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Clearstream sets sights on CSDR licence
17 July 2017 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Fend off reform fatigue, urges FSB
06 July 2017 | Hamburg | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
ESAs set the KID straight
05 July 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
FCA reveals final MiFID II rules
04 July 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
MiFID II a threat to market liquidity
29 June 2017 | Warsaw | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
MiFID II unbundling compliance will be last-minute scramble for 85 percent
23 June 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
ICMA: NSFR will make EU repo less attractive
23 June 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Broadridge takes on SFTR reporting requirements
20 June 2017 | New York | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
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