Dealers fear reporting clash under SFT regulation

Securities Financing Transactions Regulation could conflict with Emir reporting rules

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SFT regulation could conflict with Emir, says SG's Eric Litvack

Dealers in the equity derivatives market fear some of the most frequently used equity swap trades could be subject to duplicative reporting requirements under the European Union's forthcoming regulation on securities financing transactions (SFTs), amid tense trialogue negotiations to determine which products will be brought into scope.

The proposed inclusion of many common securities financing trades such as total return swaps (TRSs) and collateral swaps has caused alarm among market participant

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