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.


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