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EACT Response to ESMA Consultation on Draft Regulatory Technical Standards for the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR)

EACT has submitted a response to ESMA’s consultation on the draft Regulatory Technical Standards for the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR), that mandates double-sided reporting for non-financial corporates entering into repo transactions. The brief EACT response argues that given the difficulties with EMIR transaction reporting – on which the SFTR reporting is copied – all non-financial counterparties should be exempt from the reporting obligation.

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EACT Letter on MMF Regulation Trilogues

The EACT has addressed a letter to European Parliament members, the Slovak Presidency and the European Commission concerning the discussions aiming to finalise the Money Market Fund reforms. In our letter we emphasise amongst others the importance of maintaining CNAV government debt funds as they are an important cash management tool for a number of corporates.

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Journeys to Treasury / Digital report

EACT, BNP Paribas, PwC and SAP joined forces to launch “Journeys to Treasury”, a cutting-edge report that is designed to help professional treasurers build their own journey to the future of treasury.

The first edition of Journeys to Treasury addresses three key topics for corporate treasurers: continued innovation; anytime, anywhere treasury; cybercrime and fraud.

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BNP Paribas, EACT, PwC and SAP join forces to help corporate treasurers design their own journey to treasury

The first edition of JTT addresses three key topics for corporate treasurers: continued innovation; anytime, anywhere treasury; and cybercrime and fraud. Diving deeper into the report, game changers like blockchain, fintechs, immediate payments and big data will bring together the joint insights of the bank, the industry association, the consultant and the software vendor.

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Letter to Basel Committee on Changes to Leverage Ratio Framework

The EACT has addressed a letter to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision concerning the ongoing review of the leverage ratio. We discuss the impact of the leverage ratio on cash pooling structures commonly used by non-financial companies and request the Committee to reconsider the rules so that these companies can continue to use both notional and physical cash pooling solutions.

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