Why we chose an ARM vs NCA for our client’s MIFID II Transaction Reporting

Earlier this month, Cappitech published some of what we’ve learned from the first month of MiFID II going into effect. One of the items covered was our decision to report client Transaction Reports to an ARM versus directly to an NCA. Today we delve deeper into our ARM vs NCA decision and some of the pros and cons of the two. ARM vs NCA –…

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A month into MiFID II Transaction Reporting (MiFIR), what we’ve learned

MiFID II has now been live for a little more than a month in Europe. At Cappitech, we wanted to share our experiences of complying with the Transaction Reporting requirements that are under the MiFIR framework of MiFID II legislature. As a technology provider focused on transaction reporting, Cappitech has been involved with helping numerous types of firms such as asset managers, banks, brokers and…

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Cappitech’s Capptivate Platform Integrates with Access Fintech

Access Fintech users can now incorporate Capptivate’s MiFID II and EMIR reporting, tracing regulatory reporting exceptions in its lifecycle management portal. Launched earlier this year, Access Fintech links together tools and services from fintech vendors with in-house technology. Through a single integration, Access Fintech enables buy-side investment firms and banks to easily enhance workflow with new providers while compressing the distributed workflow to a single…

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Is Matched Principal Trading Under MiFID II, One Leg or Dual Leg Reporting?

(Article updated on Dec 27 – see new comments at end of post) When MiFID II arrives on January 3rd, 2018, it brings with it a greatly updated version of Transaction Reporting (MiFIR legislation, Article 26). Expanded are both the data fields that need to be reported from 24 to 65 and products under scope. One of the big questions of the reports affecting both…

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Don’t sleep on MiFID II Best Execution as Regulators are Waking Up

New Best Execution standards are arriving soon with the implementation of MiFID II on January 3, 2018. The new text updates what has been in place since 2007 under MiFID I. Those standards though for Best Execution have been mostly ignored by regulators. There is reason to believe that the laissez-faire attitude is set to change under MiFID II.