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Regulatory

To keep abreast of the regulatory landscape, our public affairs team publishes regular updates on regulatory topics being prepared and already issued with in-depth analysis on their impacts.

A summary of the previous quarter allows you to keep up with recent regulatory news.

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28
Jul
2020
CSDR: Could the implementation of the future settlement discipline regime be pushed back by a year?
The new regulation on central securities depositories (CSDs) is a constant topic of discussion. After the alarm was...
Regulatory
The new regulation on central securities depositories (CSDs) is a constant topic of discussion. After the alarm was sounded in early 2020 by 14 professional associations in a letter to the European Commission (see our article from 5 March 2020), it now appears that the planned date for implementation of the settlement discipline regime may be pushed back by a...
CSDR: Could the implementation of the future settlement discipline regime be pushed back by a year?
23
Jul
2020
Flashnews: SFTR: Reporting rules for securities financing transactions
Final transparency rules of reporting requirements were published in the Official Journal of the EU on 22 March 2019,...
Regulatory
Final transparency rules of reporting requirements were published in the Official Journal of the EU on 22 March 2019, with the reporting obligation of securities financing transactions (SFTs) to trade repositories (TR), except the ones concluded with a central bank.
Flashnews: SFTR: Reporting rules for securities financing transactions
15
Jul
2020
The future of managing relationships in a socially distant environment
In relationship-driven activities such as network management, market participants are gradually accepting that their...
Technology
In relationship-driven activities such as network management, market participants are gradually accepting that their roles, duties and traditional ways of working will be totally transformed because of the Covid pandemic. SGSS examines how the custody industry will need to evolve as we settle into this new reality.
The future of managing relationships in a socially distant environment
12
Jun
2020
Pandemic and exceptional measures by Eric de Nexon
To cope with the pandemic facing us today, lockdowns were quickly imposed in most countries as an essential measure to...
Regulatory
To cope with the pandemic facing us today, lockdowns were quickly imposed in most countries as an essential measure to contain it as effectively as possible.  From the very first weeks, it became clear that this response to the health crisis would lead to a serious economic crisis, given its significant impacts on most activities, often bringing operations to...
Pandemic and exceptional measures by Eric de Nexon
09
Jun
2020
Maximising potential through outsourced ACDs
In today’s heavily regulated environment, institutional investors want full assurances that their fund managers are...
Technology
In today’s heavily regulated environment, institutional investors want full assurances that their fund managers are adhering to industry best practices. A failure to demonstrate this could result in managers missing out on lucrative mandates or worse – divestment.
Maximising potential through outsourced ACDs
26
May
2020
Flashnews - CSDR: The 1st of February 2021 finally adopted by the European commission!
The European commission has agreed on the 8th of May about an entry into force of the settlement discipline regime on...
Regulatory
The European commission has agreed on the 8th of May about an entry into force of the settlement discipline regime on the 1st of February 2021 instead of the 14th of September 2020.
Flashnews - CSDR: The 1st of February 2021 finally adopted by the European commission!
05
Mar
2020
CSDR: The future settlement discipline regime
Further confirmation that the road to hell is paved with good intentions! 14 professional associations sound the alarm...
Regulatory
Further confirmation that the road to hell is paved with good intentions! 14 professional associations sound the alarm about the future settlement discipline regime
CSDR: The future settlement discipline regime
04
Feb
2020
Transparency in the fog...
In September 2018, Euroclear entered into initial discussions with the Paris Stock Exchange on the "transparency...
Market Perspectives
In September 2018, Euroclear entered into initial discussions with the Paris Stock Exchange on the "transparency initiative" project.
Transparency in the fog...
19
Dec
2019
Volatility at the cusp of a resurgence?
After remaining at exceptionnally low levels for the past several years, implied volatility might be in the early stages...
Market Perspectives
After remaining at exceptionnally low levels for the past several years, implied volatility might be in the early stages of a transition that could take it to much higher levels across a range of products.
Volatility at the cusp of a resurgence?
07
Nov
2019
MIFID 2 and research: a script to be reworked
The implementation of MiFID 2's requirements on research has induced a sharp reduction in the coverage of European SMEs....
Regulatory
The implementation of MiFID 2's requirements on research has induced a sharp reduction in the coverage of European SMEs. The financial industry is now asking whether the regulation should be amended. 
MIFID 2 and research: a script to be reworked
10
Oct
2019
“Gates” mechanism: an SGSS solution to meet the challenge of liquidity risk
SGSS automates the Gates mechanism to meet the needs of asset managers.
Regulatory
SGSS automates the Gates mechanism to meet the needs of asset managers.
“Gates” mechanism: an SGSS solution to meet the challenge of liquidity risk
09
Sep
2019
Stable coins: the next big think
Money has always been at the heart of the economy, with the purpose of facilitating commercial trade. Money has taken...
Technology
Money has always been at the heart of the economy, with the purpose of facilitating commercial trade. Money has taken physical forms such as coins, notes and gold, but also electronic and more recently digital forms*.
Stable coins: the next big think
09
Sep
2019
Welcome to the token world
In 2016, a major report was published on the changes that blockchain technology would bring to financial markets,...
Technology
In 2016, a major report was published on the changes that blockchain technology would bring to financial markets, reducing the need for reconciliations and bringing many billions of annual savings* to the financial industry.
Welcome to the token world
09
Sep
2019
Securities Services firms must embrace technology to enhance transparency
Asset managers are turning to the securities services industry to help them comply with transparency regulations....
SIBOS
Asset managers are turning to the securities services industry to help them comply with transparency regulations. Providers must invest in innovation to deliver smarter services at a lower cost.
Securities Services firms must embrace technology to enhance transparency
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Regulatory videos

12
Jun
2020
Interview with David Durouchoux - SG FORGE - Digital Capital Markets
The Deputy CEO of FORGE, David Durouchoux, explains the FORGE project related to Digital Assets activities using the...
Regulatory
The Deputy CEO of FORGE, David Durouchoux, explains the FORGE project related to Digital Assets activities using the blockchain technology and its experimentation with the Banque de France to demonstrate the feasibility and credibility of a Euro deposited on a blockchain within the Eurosystem.
Interview with David Durouchoux - SG FORGE - Digital Capital Markets
12
Jun
2020
The Regulatory Chronicle of Eric de Nexon - June 2020
To cope with the pandemic facing us today, public authorities promptly took all kinds of measures to support the economy...
Regulatory
To cope with the pandemic facing us today, public authorities promptly took all kinds of measures to support the economy and to adapt the rules to the particular conditions brought about by the lockdown situation in order to best support the economy within a framework guaranteeing business continuity and safety.
The Regulatory Chronicle of Eric de Nexon - June 2020
23
Jan
2020
Interview with Pierre Colladon: "Shareholders' Rights" directive
Our expert Pierre Colladon explains the regulatory and private initiatives dealing with transparency.
Regulatory
Our expert Pierre Colladon explains the regulatory and private initiatives dealing with transparency.
Interview with Pierre Colladon: "Shareholders' Rights" directive
23
Jan
2020
The regulatory chronicle of Eric de Nexon - January 2020
Discover the four major regulatory, political and market infrastruture trends that will drive our thoughts in 2020.
Regulatory
Discover the four major regulatory, political and market infrastruture trends that will drive our thoughts in 2020.
The regulatory chronicle of Eric de Nexon - January 2020
25
Oct
2019
Blockchain and Regulation: An unnatural union?
When the Blockchain raises the same problems of responsibility as self-driving cars...
Regulatory
When the Blockchain raises the same problems of responsibility as self-driving cars...
Blockchain and Regulation: An unnatural union?
25
Oct
2019
CMU Act 2: Action Plan
What are the challenges of the EU authorities at the start of their new mandate in order to strengthen the regulatory...
Regulatory
What are the challenges of the EU authorities at the start of their new mandate in order to strengthen the regulatory framework for a tangible and efficient Capital Markets Union?
CMU Act 2: Action Plan
25
Oct
2019
CMU Act 1: Overview
What is the Capital Markets Union (CMU)? What are the main pursued objectives and expected benefits in terms of...
Regulatory
What is the Capital Markets Union (CMU)? What are the main pursued objectives and expected benefits in terms of financing economic players, fostering investment opportunities and, ultimately, favoring the economic growth in Europe?
CMU Act 1: Overview
25
Oct
2019
CMU: A new context
We are entering a new term, as the new EU Commission will officially start its work in November. What will be its...
Regulatory
We are entering a new term, as the new EU Commission will officially start its work in November. What will be its priorities, especially when it comes to strengthening the Capital Markets Union?
CMU: A new context
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