The great stampede is underway, the headlong rush of asset management firms to get their EPT (PRIIPs) and EMT (MiFID II) templates into the data exchange marketplace is well and truly underway. Much like the great wildebeest migrations on the plains of Africa, there are unfortunately more than one water buffalo looking forlornly across the…

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Asset managers may miss the deadlines of their insurance and wealth management partners for MiFID II and PRIIPs data delivery as they’re too focused on the end of year regulatory starting point and ignoring full preparation time, according to panellists and contributors at Silverfinch’s recent conference. The majority of asset managers are collating their data…

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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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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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Silverfinch strengthens data model with PRIIPs templates Silverfinch, the leading look-through and data distribution hub for client regulatory reporting, has launched new templates to its data model in response to the upcoming Key Information Document (KID) regulation for Packaged Retail Investment and Insurance Products (PRIIPs). Both the European PRIIPs Template (EPT) and the Comfort European…

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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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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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