#Regulations

SFTR – the need for accelerated change

SFTR – the need for accelerated change

Over recent months as some large regulatory deadlines have been met, one of the ‘long grass’ regulations has come into sharper focus given the intensive efforts that will be required ...

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GDPR: 100 days and counting….are you really ready?

GDPR: 100 days and counting….are you really ready?

Many banks have been working hard to ensure they are in a position to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a European driven regulation but with global reach. ...

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Brexit – Over-cooked, over-done and perhaps not the main course…

Brexit – Over-cooked, over-done and perhaps not the main course…

Over the past few months; GFT has – like many others – been trying to make sense of the actual state of affairs that will occur due to Brexit. We ...

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BCBS239: Do good and improve

BCBS239: Do good and improve

It has now been more than three years since BIS published their paper back in 2013 in response to the financial crisis, with the snappy title of ‘BCBS239: Principles for ...

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Why SFTR compliance is an opportunity for greater data insight

Why SFTR compliance is an opportunity for greater data insight

The introduction of the Securities Finance Transaction Reporting (SFTR) directive, will give financial institutions an ideal opportunity to consolidate and improve their approach to data management. However, will firms take ...

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