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Shiran Weitzman's Blog

Managing eComms Compliance

June 25, 2018 Comments (0)           

From tactical to strategic, from compliance to efficiency, from data capture to best execution.
Under MiFID II rules all communications that support the processing of order management and investment decision-making must be captured for the express purpose of understanding how and why decisions were made, regardless of whether those communications actually resulted in a trade.
This means that compliance officers have to sift through a haystack of digital information for the needles that...

Building a data management blueprint

May 15, 2018 Comments (0)           

By Shiran Weitzman, CEO, Shield Financial Compliance
Compliance teams who are able to bring the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) together with the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) will provide a sturdy yet flexible framework for data management within their firm.
MiFID II’s reporting requirements are notorious, for the breadth and depth of data they require firms to collect. The scale of the problem is characterised by the range of data...

MiFID II is here but the regulators have only just got started

February 14, 2018 Comments (0)           

MiFID II may have come a little too quickly for some companies.
Its scope, the slow pace of its formulation and the myriad interpretations of its applications and implications meant much of the EU’s financial services industry had to rush through changes to comply with it.
Many firms struggled to meet the January 3 deadline despite hundreds of City workers spending the Christmas break – their holiday leave cancelled – rushing to put processes in place in time for the 3...