Tag: Aviv Handler

2016 CTRMConference – Speaker Profile – Aviv Handler

We are very pleased to have Mr. Aviv Handler back at the 2016 CTRMConference this year where he will deliver a regulatory update and moderate a panel discussion on regulation. Mr. Handler works closely with ComTech Advisory and indeed, has co-authored our reports on regulations. He has a unique ability to find humor in a dry topic and is a walking dictionary when it comes to Commodity regulations. Mr. Aviv Handler Aviv Handler is a specialist in the regulation of the commodities and energy market providing advice and services to the energy and commodity markets in the understanding, preparation and... continue reading

Commodity Technology Advisory and ETR Advisory Release New Research Report on REMIT

Second Research Report Issued on European Regulations Houston, TX and London, UK (PRWEB) July 23, 2015 Commodity Technology Advisory, the leading analyst firm for energy and commodity trading and risk management (E/CTRM) software, and energy and commodity trading regulation specialists ETR Advisory, have today issued a new report “European Regulations – REMIT Reporting Services and Solutions. The research was kindly sponsored by REGIS TR and Sapient Global Markets. “This is the second in a series of reports that we set out to complete with ETR Advisory on the European regulations. The first report focused primarily on EMIR and this new... continue reading

New REMIT Report Available

Today, we have released the REMIT report (European Regulations – REMIT Reporting Services and Solutions) kindly sponsored by REGIS TR and Sapient Global Markets. The report was primarily authored by Aviv Handler of ETR Advisory in conjunction with ourselves and, as usual, it is totally free to download. You will find the report in our publication section European Regulations – REMIT Reporting Services and Solutions. The Regulation of the wholesale Energy Market Integrity and Transparency (REMIT) came into force in December 2011, twenty days after the “Level 1” text was passed by the European Parliament. The main purpose behind REMIT... continue reading

90 Days Til REMIT

Another great article [HERE] by Aviv Handler at the energytradingregulation blog… Some takeaways if you are trading phys gas and power in Europe. Tempus Fugit 90 Days to Go!  Don’t forget to check into key personnel time off. Summer and the back half of September are full of holidays! Talk to your OMPs (exchanges & brokers).  Find out how they will be reporting order & trade data. Execute agreements with OMPs for the reporting of data. Select an RRM and execute RRM agreements. Don’t forget to register in your respective jurisdictions!... continue reading

90 Days Til REMIT

Another great article [HERE] by Aviv Handler at the energytradingregulation blog… Some takeaways if you are trading phys gas and power in Europe. Tempus Fugit 90 Days to Go!  Don’t forget to check into key personnel time off. Summer and the back half of September are full of holidays! Talk to your OMPs (exchanges & brokers).  Find out how they will be reporting order & trade data. Execute agreements with OMPs for the reporting of data. Select an RRM and execute RRM agreements. Don’t forget to register in your respective jurisdictions!... continue reading

Excellent Commentary by Aviv Handler

New Q&A from ACER.  Commentary by Aviv Handler http://energytradingregulation.com/2015/07/01/examining-the-new-remit-quarterly-and-qa-documents/... continue reading

2015 CTRM Conference Taking Shape

We are very pleased to announce that Chris Seiple, Genscape’s Managing Director of Power who comes with a wealth of experience in the power data field will be one of the key speakers at the CTRM Conference in late October in London. Chris will speak on the topic  How can proprietary, fundamental data enhance risk management systems and provide a benefit to the market? Aviv Handler is another confirmed speaker and Aviv, who is Managing Director of ETR Advisory will speak on the topic Compliance within reason – approaches to regulation that avoid insane spend   Patrick Reames and I will also both deliver presentations... continue reading

Regulatory update – are we nearly done yet?

By Aviv Handler It is over a year since trade reporting under EMIR started, requiring any entity trading derivatives to report them daily to authorised Trade Repositories. This process was fraught with issues, and even now there is a distinct lack of clarity over how commodity derivatives are to be reported. Changes to the rules continue, with one change last year, one coming on October 31st (“Level 2 validations”) and a change in the Regulator Technical Standards for sending data likely to go into effect next year. This is before the European Commission‘s recently launched “EMIR Review” is considered. Of... continue reading

Brady Issue Regulatory White Paper

With regulations here in Europe still a hot issue with REMIT, parts of EMIR and other regulations in the pipeline, a number of white papers are being issued by a variety of players. The latest is by Brady Plc and it focuses on their solution for EMIR reporting and is titled “Brady Regulatory Reporting: a simple solution to EMIR compliance“. Additionally, we today posted a new Industry Voices article by regulatory expert Aviv Handler called – Don’t Panic! ComTech and ETR Advisory also partnered to produce a report on the entire suite of regulations and it too is freely available... continue reading

Don’t panic! – Comply, but don’t be scared into unnecessary spend

Article by Mr. Aviv Handler of ETR Advisory published 28th July, 2014. The acronyms “EMIR”, “REMIT”, “MiFID II” and others have now been flashing in front of us for quite some time, and in February we lived through the first go live of EMIR Trade Reporting. Many in the energy and commodities market found the requirements confusing and the lack of clarity made compliance harder than it could have been. There is plenty more still to come, causing a great deal of bewilderment. REMIT looms large, with the Implementing Acts, due in November, set to trigger deadlines in May and... continue reading

What’s Coming Up?

It has been a busy two-weeks at ComTech Advisory. Last week, Patrick and I were in London were we met with several vendors during a pretty hectic schedule managing to film four new Leaders in CTRM videos in the process. All four are currently in edit mode and should be made progressively available next week. We also attended the Commodities Now awards dinner where we were asked to present the awards for CTRM software and Commodity Logistics by Guy Isherwood and were happy to do so. The CTRM software award went to Trayport Contigo while the Commodity Logistics award went... continue reading