Daniel Carpenter

Daniel Carpenter is Head of Regulation at Meritsoft. Daniel joined the Meritsoft team in November 2014. He has over 20 years’ experience in front, middle and back office software solution provision across financial services industry.  Daniel now specializes in providing regulatory technology expertise and solutions to leading global financial institutions.


QDD (or Qualified Derivatives Dealers) is the latest set of requirements for broker-dealers and banks to apply for if they’d like to avoid the barrage of withholding taxes that have been set forth by the IRS – including the hotly debated 871(m), which sets a transaction tax on equity-linked derivatives with underlying assets as American instruments. And while QDD may sound like...

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U.S. financial institutions are scrambling to adjust to the expected shift within the trading industry with the implementation date of MiFID II, January 3, 2018,  quickly approaching. Whether or not financial institutions plan to absorb the cost of research, middle and back office CSA and research processes and reporting must adapt to meet these needs.

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