Connecting the Data Dots: Sapient’s Jim Bennett Talks Compliance Reporting
CSA proposes harmonized reporting for the exempt market. The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published for comment proposed amendments to National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus Exemptions that would introduce a new...more
Where do we go from here? As we mark another milestone in regulatory reform with the fourth anniversary of the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Act, it strikes us that although most studies required to be undertaken by the Act...more
US lawmakers seek push out details.
US Senators Elizabeth Warren and Elijah Cummings sent a letter to the country’s banking regulators asking for information concerning the effect of an amendment to the Dodd-Frank act...more
FRB will extend high-quality liquid asset status to some state and municipal bonds.
The FRB has proposed a rule that would recognize certain general obligation state and municipal bonds meeting the same liquidity...more
Since the financial crisis, financial institutions have been required to address significant regulatory changes. The new regulatory framework in the United States and Europe has introduced a series of new terms. This brief...more
EBA Final Report on Guidelines on Triggers for Use of Early Intervention Measures Under BRRD -
On May 8, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published its final report (EBA/GL/2015/03) on guidelines on triggers for the...more
Discussion and Analysis -
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That phrase is ubiquitous among small and “independent” financial services firms, regularly appearing in 6-point or...more
This alert focuses on the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (or "EMIR" as it is better known) which was introduced as the equivalent of the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, to address a wide range of issues, many of which were...more
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act’s mandatory clearing requirement for interest rate swaps and certain credit default swaps has been in place for quite some time. However, the clearing requirement...more
News from the Americas -
Securities enforcement by state regulators. The US North American Securities Administrators Association published its annual enforcement survey. It noted a significant increase in the amount of...more
After the financial crisis, have you ever asked, “What does it all mean?”
Now, we have an answer for you: MoFo’s Regulatory Reform Glossary.
Since the great financial crisis, financial institutions have been...more
In This Issue:
Launching an Exempt Structured Products Program in the United States: Issues for Non-U.S. Banks to Consider; “Big-Boy Letters” Revisited: Pharos Decision Upheld by the Sixth Circuit.; SEC Addresses...more
Jim Bennett of Sapient Global Markets knows full well how critical it is to properly integrate systems. “Standardized, automated messaging is the key” to compliance and reporting says Bennett, but platforms must also be...more
Starting February 12, 2014, the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) will require EU-counterparties to all derivative contracts, whether traded on or off exchange, to report certain trade information and details...more
In order to help market participants establish the procedures required by EMIR, ISDA has released the ISDA 2013 EMIR Portfolio Reconciliation, Dispute Resolution and Disclosure Protocol (the “EMIR Protocol”). But adhering is...more
Agency Template for Tailored Resolution Plans -
On September 3, the FDIC and the Fed released an optional model template for tailored resolution plans required to be submitted by the Dodd-Frank Act.
With certain EMIR provisions set to go live in September, both EU counterparties and many non-EU counterparties must take action to comply with risk management requirements, which involve some overlap with Dodd-Frank....more
Following yesterday’s announcement by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the European Commission of a joint understanding regarding a coordinated approach to the regulation of cross-border derivatives (for a further...more
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has recently published a consultation paper setting out its proposals for transaction reporting requirements (the Securities and Futures (Reporting of Derivatives Contracts)...more
New clearing, risk mitigation, and reporting obligations imposed on certain derivative contracts.
On 15 March, the first six implementing measures of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) entered into...more
Originally published in Derivatives Intelligence on February 25, 2013.
The implementation of EMIR and the Dodd-Frank Act will mutualize large volumes of counterparty risk and, together with new requirements for trade...more
The September 2009 resolutions of the G20 nations at their Pittsburgh summit, as to the compulsory centralised clearing of standardised over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, paved the way for the creation of some of the biggest...more
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