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SFTR: Forget the Noise – It’s About Reporting

Dean Bruyns examines the forthcoming Securities Financing Transactions Regulation.

SFTR: Forget the Noise – It’s About Reporting

Following MiFID II and EMIR, the pace of regulatory change shows no sign of abating and firms must now prepare for the approaching SFTR deadline.

Increase control and transparency of post-trade flows, reduce exposure to ever-evolving reporting mandates such as Dodd-Frank, EMIR and MiFID, and meet future requirements such as The Consolidated Audit Trail, MiFID II and SFTR.

Dean Bruyns, senior product manager for Broadridge’s trade and transaction reporting solutions, shares thoughts on the reporting obligation with Securities Lending Times. He outlines the fundamental considerations firms will need to focus on in order to ensure their SFTR teams have the experience, knowledge and tools to meet the reporting requirements expected to be mandatory in 2019. He explores too, the opportunities that the regulation affords an organisation as they make preparations, including mitigating risk, improving operational visibility, enhancing data controls, and building a future-proof, adaptable environment.

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