MiFID II Events

MiFID II Events

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Despite the compliance deadline of the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) being pushed back to 2020 by many national regulators, the time to address the data management challenges of the regulation is now. The webinar will discuss key elements of FRTB – including risk models, liquidity horizons and data sourcing for risk calculations, back testing and hedging – and consider the data management challenges these present. It will also identify solutions to the challenges and consider how best they can be implemented and to what advantage.

As Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) hits the six-month mark after go-live, many financial institutions within its scope continue to work both internally and externally with Approved Reporting Mechanisms (ARMs) to improve the accuracy, timeliness and efficiency of their transaction reporting. Some of the problems implicit to transaction reporting include managing ISINs required for OTC derivatives and LEIs required for all entities trading with European counterparties. The webinar will discuss solutions to these and other problems, and identify what outstanding transaction reporting looks like.

The concept of data standardisation is gaining ground as financial firms tackle mounting regulatory requirements while seeking to improve efficiency and reduce costs. Identifiers such as Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) and International Securities Identification Numbers (ISINs), and classification codes such as Classification of Financial Instruments (CFI) codes, provide some standardisation to data management, particularly for regulatory reporting, but what next and what are the challenges and opportunities of data standardisation?