Cappitech supports buyside and regulatory initiatives for UTI harmonization

Cappitech supports buyside and regulatory initiatives for UTI harmonization

At Cappitech, one of the most difficult processes we solve with our EMIR Reporting technology is UTI matching. Standing for Unique Trade Identifier, a UTI is an alphanumeric identifier required for each trade transaction. For EMIR reporting, both counterparties to a transaction need to report the same UTI for their leg of the trade.

MIFID II reporting standards arriving to FIX Protocol – Why it matters

MIFID II reporting standards arriving to FIX Protocol – Why it matters

With MiFID II regulation arriving soon, the FIX Trading Community has been working since 2015 to create new protocols for the FIX messaging protocol especially designed for the new regulation. Getting released this week are three MiFID II extensions that cover protocols for clock synchronization, post-trade obligations and new data requirements.

What is RegTech? Deloitte maps the universe of the present and future

What is RegTech? Deloitte maps the universe of the present and future

Within the tech world, financial technology has been branded its own niche of FinTech. As what falls under fintech has broadened to include subsectors such as mobile banking, consumer focused trading platforms, P2P trading, crowdfunding and low-latency connectivity, many of these specific fields are receiving their own individual names and focus.

EMIR Regulation reigned, but here comes MiFID II – What you read in 2016

EMIR Regulation reigned, but here comes MiFID II – What you read in 2016

Throughout 2016, our Cappitech blog posted often about a variety of financial regulation initiatives affecting EU regulated brokers, banks and fund companies. Reviewing which posts were the most read provides a glimpse at which issues were the most important to our readers in 2016 and predicts what financial firms are caring about for 2017.

Talking Fintech and Asset Management at the ALFI European Alternative Investment Funds conference

Talking Fintech and Asset Management at the ALFI European Alternative Investment Funds conference

Closing out the European Alternative Investment Funds conference hosted by the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) was a fintech panel. For asset management, innovations in finance technology is both a provider of investment opportunities such as equity crowd funding and P2P lending, a path to diversify client distribution and enabler to reduce the burden of compliance.