SFTR

ASIC

How Do Public Holidays and Bank Holidays Impact Trade Reporting?

Public holidays and bank holidays can have a major impact on trade and transaction reporting requirements; especially if you are an entity operating under multiple regimes.  

When there is a public holiday where the regulatory body (or regulated entity) is located, it is likely that the timing of report submissions will be extended commensurately.

ASIC

Reminder: Daylight Saving Time Ends this Weekend for New York

Are you reporting trades by New York (NY) time or following NY close of business? If so, it is important to check your trades/transactions are still reported at the correct time now that daylight saving time (DST) has started in the US (13 March 2022).

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