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Broadridge trade confirmation matching solution enhanced to support Dodd-Frank act foreign exchange

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. today announced that they had enhanced the functionality their service-based trade confirmation solution, PROactiveTM Matching, to help companies meet the new Dodd-Frank disclosure requirements for foreign exchange (FX) trade repositories.

A key component of the Dodd-Frank Act is the ability of regulators to identify individual swap transactions. Beginning in October of this year, the regulation will require firms to identify individual FX transactions to new data repositories by using a Universal Swap Identifier (USI) that uniquely identifies each trade. All firms will be required to make changes to their trade workflow in order to support the reporting of USIs on transactions to a designated Swap Data Repository. This requirement is now facilitated in PROactive Matching.

PROactive Matching is a pre-settlement confirmation matching solution that offers a single point of control for the matching and management of multiple confirmation sources, such as FpML (XML), Web Portal, email, fax, paper and SWIFT messaging. The Status Feed module reports the match status of all trades back to the host trading and settlement system and accurately tracks all situations where a trade has been incorrectly booked, or where the settlement will fail, enabling all errors to be corrected. Status Feed has been enhanced to manage the receipt and transmission of USIs contained in confirmations as required by the forthcoming legislation. In addition, this improved functionality means the solution is ready for global SWIFT messaging upgrades and will also be designed to help our clients meet similar regulatory requirements scheduled for Europe in 2013 through the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

PROactive Matching can be implemented in a rapid, low-risk approach that enables firms to quickly realize their ROI and deal with pressing regulatory obligations.

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