MiFID & PRIIPs The decision to delay PRIIPs by a year means that this new regulatory system will come into force at the same time as MiFID II at the start of 2018. In this thought piece (part 1 of 3), CTO Ronan Brennan, outlines the operational overlap between these two testing and important sets…

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What happened in 2016… The whimper: after years of planning, and a process riddled with delays, Solvency II is up and running, but instead of a full-on implementation, what we have got is a piecemeal introduction, with many smaller insurers given a pass on submitting key data during the first year. Will future implementations of…

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Timeliness critical for PRIIPs, finds Silverfinch Following the success of its PRIIPs event earlier this year, Silverfinch, the leading look-through and data distribution utility for client regulatory reporting, recently hosted a dedicated PRIIPs event in Dublin, examining the industry’s readiness and understanding of the impending regulation. While the PRIIPs deadline has been pushed back to…

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Look Through Data Solution Silverfinch, the leading look through and data distribution hub for client regulatory reporting, has launched three new capabilities to its data model in response to its clients ’ changing regulatory requirements, creating a first to market four-in-one data solution. Originally created to assist with Solvency II reporting, Silverfinch has now developed…

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1.      Manufacturers need to think about the data they are going to request from asset managers. The first step on this is to take the time to understand the European PRIIPs Template (EPT), which has been put together by trade associations across Europe with the aim of facilitating the efficient transfer of data to manufacturers….

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The decision by the European Parliament to reject the regulatory technical standards (RTS) for PRIIPs has caused confusion across the insurance, banking and fund management industries. Rumour and conjecture have filled the void where leadership should be.  Thus,  we are hearing that a delay will be anywhere between three months and a full year, while…

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PRIIPs Update Silverfinch, the leading look-through and data distribution utility for client regulatory reporting, hosted its inaugural dedicated PRIIPs event in London this week in order to explore and discuss the regulatory landscape and industry preparation. The four-panel discussions, covering PRIIPS requirements, data standards and the challenges faced by financial services were unanimous in their…

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PRIIPs Conference – London Thank you for attending our PRIIPs conference in London yesterday. Many thanks also to our panellists and our co-hosts Maples and Calder. Even with all the uncertainty, we hope you came away realising there are many things that we do know about this new and important set of rules, and that…

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