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MiFID II rules are nearly finalised – time to implement!

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Tags: MiFID II

Find out more about the upcoming MiFID II changeover and what AutoRek can do to help.

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CASS Consultation Paper (CP) – Time to Comment

Monday, 20 March 2017

Tags: Client Money

Read our latest blog on CP17/2: CASS 7A and the special administration regime review.

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Courage is Knowing What Not to Fear

Friday, 24 February 2017

Tags: CASS | Client Money | Compliance

There has been a marked uptake in CASS automation and governance initiatives since the higher audit standards published by the FRC came into effect.

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The True Cost of MiFID II Compliance

Tags: MiFID II

A recent article published in the Financial Times calculated the cost of Asset Managers implementing MiFID II. While many sell side firms have already spent of millions of euros attempting to meet the regulatory requirements, the full estimate is a staggering €2.5 billion across the industry. This equates to an average of €10.3 million for the top tier companies. The article noted that the majority of this cost will come from the technical requirements around transaction reporting.

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Should MiFID II be your New Year’s Resolution?

Thursday, 05 January 2017

There is no doubt that a myriad of regulatory regimes are competing for your board's attention for planning and budgetary discussions for the upcoming year.  The 2017 and 2018 horizon is filled with key compliance challenges such as the Common Reporting Standard (CRS), European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) and Fundamental Review of Trading Book (FRTB). Each of these regulations is complex and will demand a great deal of time and resources to achieve compliance within the strict deadlines imposed by the various regulatory bodies.

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