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Building a Platform for Regulatory Reporting with a Solid Data Management Foundation

Marc Rubenfeld, CIPM, Head of Eagle Solutions EMEA/APAC


Building a Platform for Regulatory ReportingThe regulatory environment and increasing compliance demands persistently rank among the top concerns for European financial services firms and, as the rules are always changing, these topics continue to be the subject of much discussion. At Buy-Side Technology’s recent European Summit, for example, both roundtables and panel debates focused on how firms can address this growing regulatory burden.

Since the global financial crisis began, we have seen a swath of regulation across the financial services industry. Legislation that has, or will soon, come into effect includes the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), Solvency II, the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II and Regulation (MiFIR), Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS) V and the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). Although these regulations target different areas of the industry and tackle different issues, they are broadly designed to improve transparency, risk management and customer protection.

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OTC Derivatives Reform – Are you ready for centrally cleared swaps?

Brian Dunton, Head of Instrument Engineering, Eagle Investment Systems


One of our clients’ major preoccupations over the last six months has been the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act and their preparedness for it. We have had a number of inquiries from clients unsure of what they need to do to become compliant with its provisions and looking to us for guidance.

At Eagle we have been preparing for the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act since its initial passage and ensuring we have solutions in place for the inevitable changes that would accompany its implementation. As such we have been perfectly placed to offer guidance and advice on best practices to ensure compliance. We have paid particularly close attention to Title VII, also known as the Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010, which provides the overall framework for the regulation of swaps and other derivatives. Read More…

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