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.