Regulators are fast pressing on with their plans, but not all stakeholders are doing enough to meet the demanding requirements. This article appeared in Money Marketing on the 2nd August.  By John Dowdall From 3 January, Mifid II product governance will call for a change in how fund distributors and their asset management partners communicate…

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To understand what steps are needed before Mifid II comes into force. To learn how product governance will work under the new directive. To understand whose responsibility various aspects of Mifid II compliance will be. By CTO Ronan Brennan, this article originally appeared in FT Adviser. The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (Mifid II) is…

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Silverfinch, the leading regulatory data exchange, has highlighted the importance of ensuring all data is securely stored and managed in the lead up to the regulatory step change of MiFID II. From 3rd January 2018, MiFID II product governance will require manufacturers of products to collect information from their network, confirming if products have been…

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Silverfinch, the leading regulatory data exchange, has added a MiFID II data solution to its data model in response to its clients’ changing regulatory requirements. From 3rd January 2018, MiFID II product governance requires a step change in how fund distributors and their asset management partners communicate with each other. In addition to increased transparency…

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The European Parliament’s announcement that it has no objection to the new Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) for PRIIPs demonstrates a fantastic turnaround.  The European Commission has managed to achieve in three weeks what has typically taken three months of negotiation. Praise is due to the Commission for succeeding in getting the RTS accepted after their…

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  The process of regulation is not designed to be easy for the actors involved.  Companies do not have the luxury of waiting around for things to be done for them. Instead, they must take ownership early in the regulatory cycle to make sure that, when the rules are implemented, they can be executed to…

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Silverfinch welcomes PRIIPs RTS and simplification of data exchange Silverfinch welcomes today’s announcement by European authorities that they have agreed on a new set of PRIIPs Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS). The pronouncement heralds an agreement between the European Commission and Parliament that will see the rules come into force at the start of 2018. The…

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J O Hambro Capital Management Limited (JOHCM), the international investment boutique has contracted Silverfinch to address the steep rise in regulatory reporting requirements the firm is facing. Silverfinch, the leading look-through and data distribution hub for client regulatory reporting, recently announced its unique quadruple data solution, providing regulatory support across PRIIPs, VAG, GroMiKV and Solvency…

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The MoneyMate Group, along with Advise Technologies and Ascendant Compliance Management, is pleased to announce that together they now form CSS (Compliance Solutions Strategies). This merger of complementary technology companies means we now have combined regulatory reporting, filing and compliance consulting services alongside our regulatory data management and data distribution capabilities. In CSS we have…

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Part three of our blog on the overlap between the MiFID and PRIIPs regulations. Product Governance and Target Market Identification There is a clear alignment of principles in both PRIIPs and MiFID II on the identification of the target market for the product in question. Where MiFID II may go further is in the area of product…

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