Investment Firms Regulation: Why K-factor complexity demands super-powered solutions

This paper discusses the complexities facing investments management firms as they tackle the new requirements of the Investment Firms Regulation (IFR) according to the Investment Firms Directive (IFD).

With the June 26, 2021 deadline looming, firms operating in Europe must implement IFR based on their designated category. Reporting will include new data collection, categorization, capital calculations, and requirements, plus, reporting will be more frequent. Layers of complications may leave firms feeling like they need Superman-style help.