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Magnus AlmqvistSunGard - London

Investor Protection: The Next Focus of Automated Compliance

04 June 2014  |  2367 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is turning up the heat on national regulators to enforce and monitor MiFID conduct of business rules, where Article 37 of the MiFID Implementing Directive aim to ensure that firms 1) sell only suitable products to their clients and 2) feel comfortable that clients can afford them and understand ...

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Magnus AlmqvistSunGard - London

Five Things EU Firms Should Do Before Going MAD

26 March 2014  |  3231 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In today’s regulation “wonderland,” EU capital markets participants are beginning to go MAD. The current timetable for the market abuse regulation (MAR) proposed by the EU Commission will likely take effect in 2015, but preparation for this regulation should commence as soon as possible. The proposed MAR and MAD II is extensive compared to the cur...

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Magnus AlmqvistSunGard - London

Building A Culture Of Compliance In Capital Markets

07 March 2014  |  1457 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

For a number of years, the market has been talking about creating a culture of compliance. Following the credit crisis in 2008, the urgency of being prepared was at the forefront of everyone’s mind, p...

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Magnus AlmqvistSunGard - London

Is the World Going MAD?

20 January 2014  |  1502 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) recently issued a discussion paper (14 November 2013, ESMA/2013/1649) on the possible implementation measures, or interpretation of, the market a...

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Magnus AlmqvistSunGard - London

The New Role of the Compliance Officer

13 September 2012  |  2940 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

With the unprecedented rate of change in the financial markets, and with regulators across the board stepping up the enforcement of existing regulation, one can’t help but wonder: what does this mean ...

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Magnus AlmqvistSunGard - London

Capital Markets Regulatory Compliance: An Olympian Task

09 August 2012  |  2583 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

With the London Olympics in full swing, one can’t help but think of the state of our industry and the challenges ahead. When it comes to regulation and compliance for the capital markets, we certainly...

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