EMIR Reporting Core Training

Our CPD-accredited EMIR Trade Reporting training course is led by former regulator David Nowell, one of the UK's leading experts on EMIR reporting. The half-day course provides a core understanding of the requirements.

Meet the Trainer

In this video, David outlines the purpose of EMIR, the changes arising from Refit and what they mean for financial firms

David Nowell

Senior Regulatory Reporting Specialist

David has over 30 years’ financial services experience on both sides of the regulatory fence, having worked previously for the FCA, Reuters, Credit Suisse and the London Stock Exchange. David was a Technical Specialist within the Transaction Monitoring Unit at the FCA, where he was responsible for shaping the transaction reporting rules and providing guidance to UK firms.

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“David’s knowledge is fantastic. The presentation and content was very good.”

Lee Edge – M&G


  • £270 plus VAT (Standard virtual training rate)

NB – Clients will be invoiced the fees. Non-clients can pay by credit card when registering.

We do not currently have any virtual classroom sessions scheduled however to register your interest for our next session, please contact our Training Service on training@kaizenreporting.com

We also deliver courses to firms in-house so if this is of interest, please contact us on the email address above.


This half-day course* provides a core understanding of the EMIR trade reporting requirements. It covers the regulatory drivers, the reporting scope, trading scenarios and the key fields that comprise an EMIR trade report.

The course also includes an exam that will enable candidates to demonstrate their understanding of the trade reporting requirements.

*Please note we are currently running this course virtually over two days, split into two 2 hour and 30 minute sessions. 


Attendees will gain a greater understanding of the EMIR trade reporting requirements to reduce the risk of incomplete or inaccurate reporting, which could lead to sanctions.

Who is it for?

The course is primarily aimed at compliance and operations staff, but it will benefit anyone involved in the EMIR trade reporting process.

Topics Covered

Fundamental concepts

  • What is EMIR trade reporting?
  • Regulatory drivers
  • Trade reporting versus position reporting
  • Report action types
  • Field types and the concepts of pairing and matching through the Unique Trade Identifier.

Reporting Scope

  • Which entities have a reporting obligation
  • What derivatives are reportable


ESMA Trading Scenarios

  • Parties to a transaction
  • OTC and ETD scenarios.

Counterparty data

  • Entity identification – organisations and individuals
  • Collateral and valuation reporting
  • Common Data

Trade economics

  • Instrument identification and classification
  • Risk mitigation and clearing fields.

Find out more and book your place

For further details about Kaizen's EMIR Reporting Core Training course and to book your place, please get in touch.

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