Improve Your MiFID II Efficiency by Using EsmaHub – A New Data Framework

CMP has created a value-added solution called EsmaHub that is a complete data framework collecting all MiFID II related data provided by Esma and other complementary sources. All the data is combined and structured in a way that leads to more efficient usage of MiFID II data and potentially huge cost savings.

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From Soft Law to Hard Law: Fundamental Changes in Expectations For ESG Integration Among Asset Managers And Investment Advisors

As described in the previous blog, the European Commission has presented an action plan for financing sustainable growth (read it here). We go a step further in this blog by zooming in on concrete proposals from the action plan and examples of the consequences this can have for capital market players.

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EU’s Action Plan For Financing Sustainable Growth Entails New Regulation for Financial Institutions

Responsible Investment and sustainable growth are amongst the hottest topics in the financial world. The European Commission has placed itself in front of this agenda with the launch of their ‘Action Plan for Financing Sustainable Growth’. The first EU regulation is already adopted, yet financial market participants are only at the beginning of this regulatory movement with sustainability as the focal point. Follow the first blog about the importance of ESG and sustainability in the capital market.

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SFTR & EMIR – Same Same but Different?

By Christian Thygesen, Partner & Chairman of the Board | The 27th of May, 2019

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How Far Are We From Transparency in Financial Data?

Status on Post-trade Transparency Data Availability

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Fata Morgana or Reality? Quality Improvements in Investor Advisory Services

Background: This week the Danish Financial Supervisory Authorities (Finanstilsynet) published its second thematic report on the implementation of the MiFID II directive. The first report published in June 2018 assessed the structure of the Danish UCITS fund market post MiFID II

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Alternative investeringer

Best practice vejledning giver pensionskasserne travlhed

Finanstilsynet er bekymret for, at pensionskassernes stigende placeringer i alternative investeringer ikke håndteres tilfredsstillende ud fra en risikobetragtning. Hidtidige inspektioner og temaundersøgelser har fået Tilsynet til at sende en byge af påbud til pensionskasserne og offentliggøre en vejledning, som præciserer best practice-processen relateret til alternative investeringer. CMP sætter i denne blog fokus på baggrund og hovedelementer i vejledningen.

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Sourcing – A Reinforced Trend?

By Christian Thygesen, Partner & Chairman of the Board | The 23rd of November, 2018

Some 6 years ago, we at Capital Market Partners (CMP) toured the country visiting smaller and medium sized banks to suggest looking at the possibility of outsourcing (parts of) their Back-Office operations, in particular the settlement and custody of non-Danish securities. To put it nicely, our success was limited. We struggled to understand why these institutions wanted to maintain operations which – on a cost-per-transaction basis – seemed expensive. We never came up with a better answer than the idea that it was part of the DNA of these institutions to have such a department. Read more

Har du styr på din hvidvaskrisiko?

Forebyggelse af hvidvask og finansiering af terror er i fokus som aldrig før. Men hvordan får man et overblik over de områder, som man skal tage stilling til i sin organisation? Området er komplekst. Jeg vil her kort introducere nogle af nøgleområderne med fokus på seks dele af den samlede proces inden for forebyggelse af hvidvask og terrorfinansiering.

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Capital Market Partners Moves Closer to their Jutland-Based Clients – Opens New Office in Aarhus