EMIR

XML
EMIR

The Complexities of ISO 20022 XML for Transaction Reporting

ESMA went live with SFTR in accordance with the ISO 20022 XML methodology in July 2020. This is the first time an EU transaction reporting regulation went live with XML being the only format available for submission. This XML structure was created to provide an industry-wide framework to be used by all financial standards initiatives. Coming into effect in 2023, the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) REFIT will be adding ISO 20022

Trade Reporting
ASIC

Trade Reporting for Foreign Payment/Money Transfer Providers

Globally there are a host of foreign exchange brokers which allow their customers to move currency to and from different countries and currencies. These companies are subject to different requirements based on the jurisdiction where they are based and the role they play in the market.

RTS28
EMIR

Reminder: RTS 28 Reports Due 30 April 2022

RTS 28 is still in force for EU and UK investment firms and must be published by 30 April 2022.

Investment firms are required to summarise and publish their top five execution venues in terms of trading volume and information on the quality of execution obtained for each class of their financial instruments

Investor Protection
EMIR

ESMA’s Regulatory Reporting Outlook for 2022

Every year the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) outlines its priorities for the following year in its annual work programme (AWP). With ESMA’s new powers and responsibilities, growth in staff numbers and changes in senior management, the AWP for 2022 was developed at a time of significant change for ESMA.