Regulatory Outlook Report: Investment Banks ‘Overconfident’ of SFTR Compliance ​

According to senior compliance professionals responsible for implementing SFTR regulation in investment banks, it’s by no means clear that the industry is ready to meet the SFTR timeline.

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We surveyed 331 UK-based senior compliance professionals responsible for implementing SFTR accreditation in a range of investment banks, both UK and international.

acknowledged that SFTR compliance will require a much more complex IT infrastructure than EMIR or MiFID.
agreed that SFTR implementation will be more costly than EMIR or MiFID.
only, had conducted a cost-benefit analysis of the SFTR regulations or set up a MiFID planning committee.

SFTR reporting is the most demanding piece of transaction
reporting regulation the sector has seen.


Download our 16-page regulatory outlook report to find out more about the challenges SFTR regulation presents, the opportunities for banks to drive front-to-back processing automation
and the “seven steps to SFTR readiness”.

Discover the Seven Steps to SFTR Readiness