• 2019/05/23

The complexity of the reporting obligation under Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) and hard deadlines pose a significant challenge for market players. The institutions with operation in the UK also have to deal with the uncertainty related to Brexit. In response to this, on May 23, 2019 we arranged a live webinar to host a forum for experts in the transaction-based reporting field to address some of the transaction reporting challenges the industry is facing and to provide guidance on current best practices.

The recording of the webinar is available on demand. Please register to get access. 

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Over the course of a 45-minute panel discussion, the experts addressed the following key topics:

  • The industry readiness for SFTR reporting and implementation challenges
  • Strategic view on transaction-based reporting: SFTRstandalone implementation or as a part of an overall transaction reporting strategy
  • Pre-Matching: Dream or reality?
  • Buy or build? Pros and Cons of using a vendor solution vs. inhouse development
  • The impact of Brexit on transaction-based reporting (EMIR, MiFIR, SFTR)
  • David hasbeen at State Street nearly 5 years, originally building out operating model and teams to support a new Equity Swaps business. I have spent last two years looking at re-orgnaising our Transaction Reporting teams, implementing MiFID and designing our future state operating model for Sec Finance due to SFTR. Since Jan this year I’ve headed up EMEA GM’s Business Solutions and Policy & Control Teams within the COO division. Prior to State Street he spent 7 years between UBS and Barclays Capital in a range of operational and change the bank roles.

  • Ana joined the REGIS-TR team in 2017 as a Relationship Manager with responsibility for Switzerland, Benelux, Austria and Eastern Europe. Her focus is on supporting our financial customers and corporates with reporting obligations under EMIR, Finfrag and SFTR. Ana has a background in financial sales, relationship management and product development and design. She joined Clearstream as an Income Specialist in 2010, later taking a leading role in the bank’s Collateral Management team. Ana speaks seven languages and has a Master’s degree in linguistics from the University of West Bohemia in the Czech Republic.

  • Alexander Becht has worked for BearingPoint in Frankfurt am Main since 2013. In his role as manager, he focuses on the functional development of the standard reporting software ABACUS/Transactions, which covers transaction-based reporting according to EMIR, MiFIR, MMSR and SFTR. In addition, he supports ABACUS customers in procedural, operational and strategic topics regarding compliance with reporting obligations. Before joining BearingPoint, Alexander Becht worked in the statistics department of the Deutsche Bundesbank. He holds a (master’s) degree in economics from the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg.

  • Sabine Pieper, born 1967 started her career in 1994 as a derivatives trader in Frankfurt. From 2000 -2002 she worked as Head of Fixed Income Trading at B. Metzler, from 2002-2008 as Head of OTC Derivatives Trading at Deutsche Postbank. From 2008-2011 she was Head of the Trading at Deutsche Postbank, leading a team of 20 traders. 2012 she was hired by BearingPoint in order to set up a transaction-based reporting solution, starting with EMIR. Under her leadership the ABACUS/Transactions product has grown to a standard solution for multiple transaction-based reporting regimes in Europe (EMIR, FMIA/FinfraG, MMSR, MiFIR, SFTR). After handing over the Product Management to Alexander Becht in 2018, her focus and responsibility as Senior Manager lies on the regulatory environment and the growing functional system architecture.

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