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EFETnet User Meeting 2013: Berlin Anniversary

On the 23rd and 24th of May 2013, Ponton hosted the 10th Annual EFETnet User Meeting. The meeting was attended by more than 130 EFETnet clients representing 50+ companies. In order to celebrate the tenth anniversary, the meeting was held in Berlin instead of the usual Hamburg location. Am ersten Tag besuchten mehr als 50 Teilnehmer verschiedene Trainings und Workshops. Teilnehmer konnten aus drei Workshops wählen:

  • Regulatory Compliance for EMIR & REMIT: Implementing the reporting requirements of EMIR and REMIT. Presenters were e.g. Volker Lischke of PwC, Filip Sleeuwagen of EFET and Tilo Zimmermannof Ponton
  • CMS User Training: Training for Back Office staff using the CMS for Confirmation Matching
  • CMS Technical Training: Training for IT Managers and Administrators on using the CMS and the messaging software (Ponton X/P).

On the second day of the meeting, EFETnet and Ponton presented the future developments andservices offered to EFETnet clients:

  • Strategy of EFETnet and perspectives of using the CMS
  • eRR process for regulatory compliance with reporting requirements under EMIR, REMIT and Dodd-Frank
  • eXRP process, for clearing OTC deals in standardised form
  • Risk Mitigation under EMIR: Timely Confirmation, Portfolio Reconciliation, Portfolio Compression
  • Implementing fax processes in conjunction with eRR, using the fCM Hybrid Module

The traditonal Social Event was held on the evening of the first day. The evening started with a tour of the Berlin Underground, and continued with a party. Ponton's very own rock band "Peak Load" had its debut performance here.