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17 October 2018
Central London

Demystifying SFTR & SFTR Transaction Reporting

Unravelling the Regulatory and Operational Complexities in Preparation for 2019 Go-live.

A concise and practical one day workshop for banks, investment firms, CCPs, CSDs, insurance, reinsurance undertakings, pension funds, UCITs, AIFs and non-financial counterparties impacted by SFTR.

Attending this workshop will enable you to:

Discover the Ins and Outs of SFTR
  • Analyse the main elements of the SFTR
  • Describe securities financing transactions (SFTs) to be reported and to be recognised trade repositories;
  • Identify the disclosure by investment funds of their use of SFTs and total return swaps (TRS) to investors in pre-investment documentation and regular reports; and
  •  Illustrate express consent from, and disclosure of risks to, counterparties entering into rights of use and title transfer collateral arrangements in relation to securities
Get to Grips with the Disclosure and Reporting of Securities Financing Transactions (SFTs)
  • Discuss the various reporting aspects of the regulation including pre-contractual and periodic reporting for investors and reporting to National Competent Authorities (NCAs)
  • Identify in-scope entities for reporting obligations
  • Analyse the obligation for back reporting
  • Explore the impact of delegation on counterparties
  • Summarise the record keeping requirements
Tackle the Challenges of Implementation
  • Analyse the disclosure requirements for UCITS and AIF investors
  • Investigate the impact of certain aspects of investor protection including Best Execution, Transaction Reporting and pre- and post-trade reporting
  • Discuss whether SFTR is the new EMIR and potential risks for firms due to changes in market structure and participants
  • Explore the critical risks including to SFTR including custody, legal, operational, credit, liquidity, market and settlement

Meet Your Workshop Leader!

Founder of Granuaile Ltd., Vivienne Bannigan has extensive experience in wholesale capital markets in both the public and private banking sector in the UK and internationally. She advises senior management on regulatory policy changes, facilitating the designing of business strategy and frameworks to manage the regulatory and operational risk. 

Vivienne has gained extensive experience as a regulator, consultant, Operations Compliance Director and BBA’s Lead Policy Director of members' responses to MiFID II.