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11 Jan 2022
Flash News: EMIR - Recognition given to LCH Ltd and ICE Clear Ltd
ESMA does not currently envisage a withdrawal, even partial, of the recognition granted to LCH Ltd and ICE Clear Ltd but...
Regulatory
ESMA does not currently envisage a withdrawal, even partial, of the recognition granted to LCH Ltd and ICE Clear Ltd but prefers to propose different measures to limit the risks identified, such as encouraging the clearing parties to reduce their exposure to these CCPs* , implementing alternative solutions, reviewing the role and tools of ESMA or strengthening...
Flash News: EMIR - Recognition given to LCH Ltd and ICE Clear Ltd
03 Jan 2022
Flash News: CSDR - SDR – ESMA’s call to deprioritise buy-in supervision will be followed by the AMF
In its letter published on 17 December 2021*, ESMA took note of the latest developments concerning the future mandatory...
Regulatory
In its letter published on 17 December 2021*, ESMA took note of the latest developments concerning the future mandatory buy-in requirement.
Flash News: CSDR - SDR – ESMA’s call to deprioritise buy-in supervision will be followed by the AMF
23 Dec 2021
Flashnews: Registraccess
REGISTRACCESS, the interbank platform of the unlisted sector, based on DLT*/Blockchain technology, has now taken a step...
Technology
REGISTRACCESS, the interbank platform of the unlisted sector, based on DLT*/Blockchain technology, has now taken a step forward by opening up to all establishments in the industry.
Flashnews: Registraccess
16 Dec 2021
Liquidity, the key to the development of the bond market in West and Central Africa?
The financial markets are gradually establishing themselves in Africa as alternative sources of financing for both...
Market Perspectives
The financial markets are gradually establishing themselves in Africa as alternative sources of financing for both governments and a number of large companies, with the bond market broadly leading the way in terms of the mobilisation of resources.
Liquidity, the key to the development of the bond market in West and Central Africa?
09 Dec 2021
Flashnews: Capital Markets Union Impacts on the MIFID2/MIFIR package
On 25 November 2021, the European Commission (EC) published a set of measures on the implementation of the Capital...
Regulatory
On 25 November 2021, the European Commission (EC) published a set of measures on the implementation of the Capital Markets Union (CMU) in the form of proposals for amendments to existing texts.
Flashnews: Capital Markets Union Impacts on the MIFID2/MIFIR package
08 Dec 2021
Melanion Capital launches the world's first UCITS ETF linked to Bitcoin with the support of Societe Generale Securities Services
While the US market celebrates the launch of the ProShare and Valkyrie Bitcoin ETFs, financial Europe is more reluctant...
Market Perspectives
While the US market celebrates the launch of the ProShare and Valkyrie Bitcoin ETFs, financial Europe is more reluctant to embrace cryptocurrencies and still seems to be taking a wait-and-see approach: no identified issuer, convertibility risk in the event of redemption, technical risk on the return of assets… In this context, the initiatives of European asset...
Melanion Capital launches the world's first UCITS ETF linked to Bitcoin with the support of Societe Generale Securities Services
30 Nov 2021
Flashnews: Review of AIFM and UCITS Directives – Proposal from the European Commission
The European Commission published on 25 November 2021 a proposal amending AIFM Directive (Directive 2011/61/EU), notably...
Regulatory
The European Commission published on 25 November 2021 a proposal amending AIFM Directive (Directive 2011/61/EU), notably based on the analysis of the answers to the public consultation on the functioning of this directive that closed on 29 January 2021.
Flashnews: Review of AIFM and UCITS Directives – Proposal from the European Commission
30 Nov 2021
Green Finance: Informed Look at the Regulations with a big R
Asset managers must make the right choices when considering sustainable and responsible investments. Therefore, they...
Regulatory
Asset managers must make the right choices when considering sustainable and responsible investments. Therefore, they need a clear vision of Sustainable Finance regulations.
Green Finance: Informed Look at the Regulations with a big R
26 Nov 2021
Flashnews: CSDR – SDR Mandatory buy-in will not start next February
The European Parliament agreed on 24 November to a postponement of the starting date of the mandatory buy-in.
Regulatory
The European Parliament agreed on 24 November to a postponement of the starting date of the mandatory buy-in.
Flashnews: CSDR – SDR Mandatory buy-in will not start next February
25 Nov 2021
Sourcing data and using it effortlessly in investment decision-making: the challenge of the ESG revolution in asset management
Year after year, financial professionals are increasingly integrating sustainable development concerns into their...
Technology
Year after year, financial professionals are increasingly integrating sustainable development concerns into their investment strategies and in their relations with their business partners.
Sourcing data and using it effortlessly in investment decision-making: the challenge of the ESG revolution in asset management
23 Nov 2021
The NFT phenomenon
Created more than 12 years ago, blockchain is an increasingly mature technology. It has led to the emergence of a large...
Technology
Created more than 12 years ago, blockchain is an increasingly mature technology. It has led to the emergence of a large number of initiatives and new players that have prompted financial institutions to question themselves. 2021 was conducive to the development of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT). It now has numerous and varied uses, and not a day goes by without the...
The NFT phenomenon
22 Nov 2021
Flashnews: Liquidity Management Tools – Rise in power of gates in France
In November 2021, the Bank of France and the AMF published an update of their July 2020 study.
Regulatory
In November 2021, the Bank of France and the AMF published an update of their July 2020 study.
Flashnews: Liquidity Management Tools – Rise in power of gates in France
18 Nov 2021
Flashnews: CCPs UK - Towards an extension of temporary recognition
In its press release of 10 November 2021, the European Commission (EC) specified its intentions in the case of the...
Regulatory
In its press release of 10 November 2021, the European Commission (EC) specified its intentions in the case of the British CCPs*.
Flashnews: CCPs UK - Towards an extension of temporary recognition
17 Nov 2021
Data: a key stake in execution performance
Over the past decade, access to liquidity - and therefore execution performance - for asset managers has become...
Technology
Over the past decade, access to liquidity - and therefore execution performance - for asset managers has become increasingly complex. Data is at the heart of this transformation. It enables better anticipation of execution decisions in a complex environment, but also allows the traceability of transactions and transparent communication with investors and...
Data: a key stake in execution performance
17 Nov 2021
The Reserved Alternative Investment Fund: Key features & advantages
The RAIF, or Reserved Alternative Investment Fund, is a Luxembourg product. It was launched in 2016 and is subject to...
Regulatory
The RAIF, or Reserved Alternative Investment Fund, is a Luxembourg product. It was launched in 2016 and is subject to AIFMD. 3 questions to Jean-Pierre Gomez, Head of Regulatory & Public Affairs, SGSS Luxembourg.
The Reserved Alternative Investment Fund: Key features & advantages
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Open Architecture & Data: A match made in heaven
Léonard Ollier, Head of Business Development, Asset Managers at SGSS explains the concept of Open Architecture through...
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Léonard Ollier, Head of Business Development, Asset Managers at SGSS explains the concept of Open Architecture through the lens of data.
Open Architecture & Data: A match made in heaven