Regulatory Reporting

MiFID II: Meeting your Transaction Reporting Obligations

In Partnership with

SMARTSTREAM

Published

MAY 2022

About the Whitepaper

The MiFID II directive has been debated and discussed in the financial services industry in recent years. Building on its predecessor, MiFID I, MiFID II heavily focuses on data, requiring more extensive volumes of data points. More specifically, it requires 50 more fields in transaction reporting than MiFID I.

With this, financial institutions must double down on their data collection efforts more than ever. To meet their transaction reporting obligations, they need to understand their data, analyze and report them, then make strategic decisions. Unfortunately, one leading challenge companies face is ensuring the completeness and accuracy of their data in reports.

Even more, Brexit has raised many questions about how regulatory requirements will change, particularly for banks operating in the UK. So to address these concerns, we invited a panel to share their insights on MiFID II and discussed the following key points:

- Controls Needed for MiFID II Transactions
- Achieving a 100% STP Rate
- Harnessing Latest Technologies for Regulatory Requirements
- Regulatory Implications of Brexit
- Consolidating Reporting Requirements for Global Consistency
- Looking Towards the Future of a Post-Brexit Environment

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About our Partner

SmartStream is a global software and managed services provider that in challenging markets conditions has outpaced its rivals in the financial markets sector, creating an impressive base of more than 1,500 customers. This includes more than 70 of the world’s top 100 banks alongside the world’s leading asset managers, custodians and broker dealers.

At the heart of this success is the ability to react to client, market and regulatory changes through innovative solutions. That is why, even in challenging market conditions, the company continues to invest more than 20% of revenue back into research and development.

The combination of SmartStream’s post-trade processing solutions, together with its unique Data Management Services, creates a real-time and pre-emptive approach to reducing trade failures while also accelerating and automating trade processes.