What is SFTR?
The “MiFID II for repo”, SFTR is the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation, an EU law that introduced transaction reporting obligations for the repo and buy-sell back markets. In general, both counterparties to a trade need to report.
Who is in scope for reporting?
With some limited exemptions:
- EEA firms, including their EEA and non-EEA branches.
- EEA branches of non-EEA firms.
What needs to be reported?
Trades, lifecycle events such as collateral updates and collateral reuse have to be reported to a Trade Repository by T+1.
What do I need to report under SFTR?
Up to 113 fields are in scope for repo with 61 matching fields high risk of “reporting breaks”
How do I report under SFTR?
Significant challenges for both buyside and sellside workflows.
- Multiple manual processes, inefficient workflows and limited standardisation!
MTS enables Buyside and Sellside to overcome these challenges with dedicated SFTR Blotter and electronic trading solutions
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