Clearing brokers retreating from delegated reporting

Clearing brokers are likely to retreat from providing buy-side clients with delegated reporting services for over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and exchange traded derivatives (ETDs) as required under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation

Posted on: 07 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

EU regulators must learn lessons from EMIR when implementing SFT rules

EU regulators should learn from the experiences of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) and apply single sided reporting when it introduces reporting requirements for securities financing transactions (SFTs), the Alternative Invest

Posted on: 02 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

SCM Private unveils investment platforms promising enhanced transparency

SCM Private, the investment firm, has launched three direct- to-consumer online investment platforms -, and - that aim to undercut rival platforms by up to two thirds on all costs and fees, and bolster transpar

Posted on: 01 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Launches

Central Bank of Ireland urges EU and US to harmonise regulatory reports

Regulators in the US and EU need to harmonise the data sets and methodologies required for filing Annex IV under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and Form PF, and even push this issue to the G20, according to the Central

Posted on: 29 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Regulators must issue clarity on UTIs

European regulators must clarify which counterparty ought to produce the Unique Trade Identifier (UTI), an alphanumeric code designed to enable trade repositories to match trades with other repositories, if the

Posted on: 24 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Clearing members increasingly reporting under EMIR for buy-side clients

Clearing members are increasingly reporting over-the-counter (OTC) and exchange traded derivatives (ETDs) to trade repositories under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) on behalf of their buy-s

Posted on: 05 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Pairing of OTCs by trade repositories unlikely anytime soon

The bulk of inter-trade repository over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives transactions will not be paired any-time soon, although it will be substantially easier to reconcile exchange traded derivatives (ETDs) as mandated under the European Market Inf

Posted on: 26 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

SEC publishes Form PF data

Private funds’ Regulatory Assets under Management (RAuM) totals $8.8 trillion, of which hedge  funds and private equity vehicles comprise $4.04 trillion and $1.9 trillion respectively, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) an

Posted on: 19 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Buy-side struggling to report collateral data to repositories on bilateral derivatives trades

The buy-side is struggling to report details of the collateral of their non-clearable derivatives transactions as mandated under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

Posted on: 18 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

SEC commences examinations of liquid alternative funds

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has begun its long-awaited sweep examinations of alternative mutual funds  

Posted on: 14 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Regulation


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