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Securities Financing Transactions Regulation

Get ready for SFTR

Find out how Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) will impact your firm and what you can do to prepare.

European financial organizations will be expected to comply with SFTR by mid-2019.

Find out how to prepare during this 45-minute webinar with regulatory expert Carsten Kunkel, product expert Gernot Schmidt and REGIS-TR Relationship Manager Sandra Castro López. They discuss the regulatory framework and ways to consolidate reporting to meet the new requirements.

You’ll get these key takeaways:

  • The difference between SFTR and EMIR
  • What transactions are considered SFTs
  • How to consolidate reporting with an IBOR


Sandra Castro 

Sandra Castro López
Relationship Manager UK, Ireland & Nordics, REGIS-TR 

Sandra joined the London team back in 2014 and is now responsible for client relations, primarily covering Financial Institutions, across the UK, Ireland and Nordics. With expertise in the regulatory reporting space, she is one of the lead Relationship Managers for REGIS-TR, and has been working with major clients and a number of Tier 1 European Organizations. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and Administration from the University of Seville.

Carsten Kunkel 

Carsten Kunkel
Head of Regulatory Center of Excellence, SimCorp

Carsten has headed up Legal Practices, the nucleus of the Regulatory Center of Excellence, since 2008. Since then the team has designed, built, and coordinated the deployment of regulatory-driven solutions to clients across SimCorp’s Market Units. Before joining SimCorp in 2005, Carsten consulted leading German financial institutions. Carsten holds a degree in Economics from the University of Mannheim in Germany.

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Gernot Schmidt
Product Manager Regulation, SimCorp

Gernot Schmidt joined SimCorp in 2004 and gained broad product and client knowledge from presales roles in Germany, UK, and North America. In 2015 Gernot moved into a role as product manager covering all product impact areas of major financial regulations, including MiFID II, GDPR, and SFTR. He holds a degree in Physics from the University of Technology in Dresden, Germany.


REGIS-TR is a European Trade Repository for reporting trades and transactions across multiple product classes and jurisdictions. The Trade Repository is open to financial and non-financial institutions, and services all of the major regulatory reporting obligations in Europe. REGIS-TR collects and administers details of trades and transactions reported by its clients in order to give market participants and regulators an aggregated view of positions in compliance with the relevant regulations. In addition to its core services, REGIS-TR is already progressing well towards its goal of becoming a one-stop-shop for regulatory reporting requirements.


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