Some alternative managers have pro-actively adapted their business strategy and practices to minimise exposure to the emergence of heavyweight regulations such as MiFID II. However, it is not always desirable or easy to segment your business this way. With the introduction of Solvency II, we saw that the intended target of the regulation (insurers) is…

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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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