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EMIR Refit Proposals: Impact On Corporate End-Users

The EACT, together with other corporate end-user associations, has issued a position paper outlining our priorities for the EMIR REFIT review. These include maintaining the current hedging exemption, making some changes to the proposed reporting structure and extending the proposed asset class by asset class assessment of the clearing obligation to bilateral margin requirements.

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Letter to EPC: Remittance Information for SEPA Payments

Five business end-user associations, including the EACT, have addressed a letter to the European Payments Council (EPC) concerning the changes needed in SEPA remittance information. The letter highlights the need for extended remittance information and the need to include such extended remittance information within the existing payment messages.

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EACT Response to the European Commission’s consultation on FinTech: a more competitive and innovative European financial sector

The European Association of Corporate Treasurers (EACT) has responded to the European Commission’s consultation on FinTech. In our response we highlight the use cases and benefits of FinTech for corporates and comment on other aspects of FinTech’s evolution.

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EACT Newsletter – June 2017

Summary of June 2017 newsletter:

  • Richard Cordero, Chief Operating Office, provides an overview of the EACT Summit
  • DACT offer advice on reducing banking transaction costs
  • ACT discuss why the voice of treasury is critical in business and how best to be an advocate for treasury skills
  • Regulatory updates: EC targeted review of EMIR, Global FX code of conduct
  • Open consultations & updates from EACT members
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The EACT welcomes the adoption of the Global FX Code of Conduct

The European Association of Corporate Treasurers (EACT) welcomes today’s publication of the Global Code of Conduct for the Foreign Exchange Market. We strongly support the Code and its objective of strengthening the integrity and the effectiveness of the FX market, which is essential to corporate treasurers.

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