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Event Date Wed Oct 2 BST (about 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Wed Oct 2 3:30am - Wed Oct 2 12:15pm
Location TBA
London, UK
Region EMEA

The next regulatory challenge facing firms operating in the EU is here: the Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR), which aims to increase transparency in the use of repos and stock loans, and on the risks around entering collateral arrangements.

Having been dormant for over a year, things have now picked up with the release of the Regulatory and Implementing Technical Standards. The industry has finally received greater clarity both on the nature of the European Commission standards as well as on the implementation timelines.

Until recently, many firms were unsure on what level of commitment to dedicate to the implementation, struggling, for instance, to reallocate resources employed in the completion of MiFID II. However, with Q2 2020 not as far away as it might seem, and given the considerable scale of the SFTR reporting challenge – it is now imperative that firms ensure they are using this time wisely to make as much progress as possible in terms of the readiness of their operation models and infrastructure.

Under the new rules firms that enter into collateralised transactions such as repos, securities or commodity lending or borrowing transactions as well as margin loans and total risk return swaps, need to comply with SFTR. Both financial and, ultimately, non-financial companies will be required to report such transactions to approved trade repositories.

Moreover, SFTR will not only extend reporting requirements, but it will also directly impact trading and collateral management. If it ever truly was previously, collateral will no longer be completely fungible. And that will have practical trading and process implications.

Attending this summit will enable you to:
• Gain a thorough understanding of the increased transparency: why regulators need SFTR
• Hear about how to prepare for SFTR at the national level: the FCA’s point of view
• Learn about SFTR’s technical standards and implementation guidelines: understanding issues and overcoming concerns
• Discuss the possibilities of trade and transaction reporting post-Brexit
• Fully understand how to harmonise trade data and reporting requirements thanks to lessons learnt from EMIR, MiFIR and REMIT
• Standardise trade data and reporting requirements internationally
• Become familiar with updated trading and process implications: collateral reporting and re-use
• Hear the latest on UPI/UTI harmonisation updates: overcoming uncertainties and challenges related to UTI emission and reconciliation
• Develop an understanding of the benefits of creating synergy and seeking alignment with the CSDR
• Effectively manage relationships with third-party vendors and trade repository
• Harness new technologies to optimise reporting: evolution rather than revolution

Who should attend?
Attendance at this one-day event is highly recommended for:
VPs, Directors, Heads of, Senior Managers witihin the following functions/departments:
SFTR, Transaction Reporting, Data Reporting, MiFID, EMIR, Trading and Liquidity Strategies, Securities Lending, Collateral Trading, Repo, Regulatory Change, Investments and Operations, Compliance, Liquidity and Funding, Standards, Collateral Trading, Strategy and Development Product


2019 Speakers

Melanie Claasen
Director SFTR & Uncleared Bilateral Margin Programme, UBS

Adrian Dale
Director, ISLA

Len Delicaet
Head of Regulatory Reporting Strategy, Trax

David Field
Head of Prime Services & Securities Finance, Delta Capita

Ron Finberg
Product Specialist, Cappitech

Angela Hayter-Holt
Associate Director, Middle Office Solutions, EMEA, SS&C Financial

Paul Janssens
Standards, Programme Director, Swift

Emma Kalliomaki
Managing Director, Association of National Numbering Agencies scrl. and The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) Ltd

Karla McKenna
Head of Standards, GLEIF and Director, Citi Bank

Daniel Shooter
Assistant, VP, Regulation, Compliance and Anti-Financial Crime, Deutsche Bank AG

Alexander Westphal
Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy, ICMA

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Partners and Supporter

• Kaizen Reporting

• Securities Lending Times
• Best Execution
• Afme