How the Ghosts of Transaction Reporting Past Guide the Regulatory Future State

In this episode, CSS’s Executive Advisor on Global Transaction Reporting Mikkel Mördrup and regulatory expert and Founder of Laurellis Associates, Nik Volpe take a trip down memory lane to discuss knowing what we understand about transaction reporting today, what would buy- and sell-side firms have done differently to implement EMIR, MIFIR and SFTR.


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About Our Guest Speakers:

Mikkel Mördrup is CSS’s Executive Advisor on Global Transaction Reporting. Mikkel has headed up CSS Nordic since 2010. After 20-plus years in the financial industry, Mikkel knows the value of combining quality and knowledge and has extensive knowledge from EMIR and MiFIDII/MiFIR. Prior to CSS, Mikkel worked at SimCorp with project implementations and account management. He has also held leadership positions at Nordea Bank and Danske Capital AB.

Nik Volpe is a successful, performance-driven Senior Financial Services Executive with over 20 years of extensive, global experience, the past 15 of which have been dedicated to regulatory risk, operational change and compliance. Prior to founding Laurellis Associates, Nik held the position of Chief Operating Officer and also served as a member of the Executive Committee, for the Fixed Income and Treasury front office of one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. Nik’s strong regulatory knowledge together with his proven track record, is supported by his extensive understanding of trade lifecycles and operational risk. As a result, Nik works with clients to consistently deliver informed and tailored tactical and strategic responses to change that minimises compliance risk and reduces operational risk, whilst creating value and efficiency within a firm’s operating model; integrating requirements into ‘business as usual’ activities. A Physics graduate from Imperial College London, Nik is a highly respected professional, strategically focused and adopts a collaborative and well-disciplined approach to delivering solutions.