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So far MAP FinTech has created 18 blog entries.

Are you in line with your MiFIR obligations?

Almost 4 weeks since MiFIR Transaction Reporting commenced! It has been almost 4 weeks after the go live date of MiFIR transaction reporting obligation (i.e. the 3rd of January). As expected, not everything went smoothly on the first weeks of reporting. Many reporting entities were still struggling to collect necessary data like personal information and as [...]

MiFIR Transaction Reporting Obligation – Special points for FX Brokers!

The MiFIR Transaction Reporting obligation is coming into force on 3rd of January 2018, aiming to provide the tools to National Competent Authorities (NCAs) to detect and investigate potential cases of market abuse, monitor the fair and orderly functioning of markets as well as the activities of investment firms. Following the EMIR derivatives transaction reporting [...]

MAP FinTech Breakfast Briefing concluded 24 October 2017 successfully

MAP FinTech Breakfast Briefing on MiFID II/MiFIR and EMIR reporting challenges concluded 24 October 2017 with outstanding success! A big thank you to the organisers, speakers Demetris Taxitaris , Alexandros Constantinou and Stavros Vassiliades and all participants for their contribution. Special thanks to CySEC Chairwoman Ms. Demetra Kalogerou for honouring us with her presence and a remarkable speech! The Breakfast Briefing drew attention [...]

Tackling Regulatory Challenges with RegTech!

MAP FinTech is glad to announce its participation at The Cyprus FinTech Expo on 8 November 2017.   Regulatory Technology (RegTech) has rapidly developed and its popularity has risen sharply during the last few years. What exactly is RegTech and why is it becoming the next big thing? Stavros Vassiliades, CFA, MAP FinTech Operations & [...]

Breakfast Briefing

EU forthcoming legislation and related requirements on transaction reporting. An overview of EMIR Revised Technical Standards, new EMIR proposal and MiFID II/MiFIR reporting challenges. Event Details Town: Limassol Venue: Crowne Plaza, Promachon Eleftherias 2, Limassol, 4013 Date: Tuesday, 24th October 2017 Time: 08:30 - 11:30 The upcoming EMIR Revised Technical Standards and MiFID II/MiFIR EU regulatory framework impose [...]

FATCA Reporting Deadline Extended!

On 30 June, 2017 the Cyprus Tax Department announced that the deadline for affected Financial Institutions to fulfill their FATCA reporting obligations is being extended until 14 July, 2017 (for the official announcement click here). Even with the extension the reporting timetable remains tight ! MAP FinTech has developed a FATCA reporting solution to [...]

Little Breathing Room Afforded by CRS Reporting Extension!

On 16 June, 2017 the Cyprus Tax Department announced that the deadline for affected Financial Institutions to fulfil their CRS reporting obligations is being extended until 21 July, 2017 (for the official announcement click here). Even with the extension the reporting timetable remains tight ! MAP Fintech has developed a CRS reporting solution to [...]

FinfraG obligation for reporting derivative transactions to a TR from 01/10/2017

On 3 April, 2017 The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) approved the Swiss SIX Trade Repository AG as a trade repository. At the same time FINMA also recognised the Luxemburg based REGIS-TR as a foreign trade repository for the receipt of reports in accordance with FMIA (Financial Markets Infrastructure Act), also known as FinfraG [...]

Proud sponsors of the CME Group Regulatory Conference, Dublin, 21 March

MAP FinTech are proud sponsors of the CME Group Regulatory Conference in Dublin on 21 March The conference organized by CME Group and sponsored by MAP FinTech will provide an in-depth, interactive look at the regulatory environment directly impacting the financial industry over the next 12-18 months. Eric Norland, Executive Director and Senior Economist [...]

Welcome to our new Website!

We at ΜΑΡ-FinTech welcome you to our new Website ΜΑΡ FinTech is proud to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website, http://www.mapfintech.com Our site redesign focuses on improving its aesthetics, simplifying its content and increasing the visibility of our products and services. The new design allows for streamlined menus, clear navigation, and has [...]