SFTR is coming: Are you aware of the new Reporting Framework and How to Comply?

What is the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR)? In 2016, the EU introduced the SFTR as a response to the many risks posed by shadow banking and way of improving the transparency of Securities Financing Transactions (SFTs). SFTs provide market participants with the opportunity to access secured funding through the temporary exchange of their collateralised [...]

MAP-Best Execution Monitoring is now available!

  MAP FinTech, a leading regulatory technology provider in Cyprus, is thrilled to announce the launch of its fully comprehensive and cost efficient regulatory technology solution, MAP-BEST EXECUTION MONITORING, available via the powerful “POLARIS” platform. Pursuant to Article 27 of MiFID II, investment firms should take “all sufficient steps to obtain, when executing an order, [...]

Missed the May 31st deadline for CRS & FATCA reporting?

Better late than never! MAP FinTech can fully support and assist with your CRS & FATCA reporting needs. Challenges: Analysis & Interpretation of the requirements with over 300 pages of guidelines to read More than 65 fields per record to complete Complicated multilevel XML files Different jurisdictions, different challenges Risks: Will you make it correctly? [...]

MAP FinTech Breakfast 2019 – Wednesday 5 June 2019, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Limassol Cyprus

MAP FinTech Breakfast 2019 titled “Catching Up with CySEC’s and Other Regulators’ Recent Findings on EMIR/MiFIR Transaction Reporting and Best Execution” was successfully organised on Wednesday 5 June 2019, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, in Limassol. Mrs Demetra Kalogerou, Chairwoman of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC), was the Keynote speaker at the [...]

MAP FinTech and oneZero announce partnership to collaborate in Research and Development

MAP FinTech and oneZero ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO COLLABORATE IN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FOR INTEGRATION OF THEIR SYSTEMS Partnership will focus on common areas of regulatory reporting relating to EMIR, MIFID II/MIFIR and Best Execution solutions MAP Financial Technologies Limited, (“MAP FinTech”) one of Europe’s leading regulatory technology providers to the financial services industry and oneZero [...]

MAP FinTech offers its expert opinion on SFTR

MAP FinTech was pleased to be invited by the UnaVista Trade Repository (through its Partner Programme) , amongst other leading RegTech firms, to share its expert opinion on the Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR). Alexandros Constantinou, Director of MAP FinTech, provided valuable insights in regards to the expected usage of the SFTR data by ESMA [...]

MAP FinTech announces RTS 27 & RTS 28 new reporting services

MAP FinTech, a leading regulatory technology provider and member of MAP S.Platis group, is proud to announce the further development of its innovative POLARIS reporting platform, in its effort to continue providing its clients, with an integrated one-stop shop solution that simplifies the way they meet their regulatory reporting obligations. Specifically, in response to the [...]

Deadline for CRS & FATCA reporting is approaching. Are you preparing?

The clock is ticking for 2018 FATCA and CRS annual submissions, as the reporting deadline to the relevant Tax Authorities is set between end of May and July, for most participating jurisdictions. The reporting deadlines for a number of jurisdictions are provided below: The “Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act” (FATCA) reporting obligation has been [...]

SteelEye and MAP FinTech announce partnership to collaborate in Research and Development for Regulatory Reporting

Partnership will focus on common areas of regulatory reporting relating to EMIR, MIFID II/MIFIR and Best Execution solutions SteelEye, the compliance technology and data analytics firm and MAP Financial Technologies Limited, (“MAP FinTech”) who specialise in regulatory reporting solutions are pleased to announce a research and development partnership.  The partnership will focus on the two [...]

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 [...]