Tel+49 6172 662621-0 MailContact form

News from the world of finance

Here you can find anything that attracts the finance industry and us.

Would you like to know more about a topic or do you have questions about an article?

Contact us here!



FinSA: Swiss Financial Services Act

The aim of the Swiss Financial Services Act (FinSA) is to increase investor protection and the transparency of the financial products offered. This also includes the creation of a key information document (KID) based on the European PRIIP-KID Regulation. Read all about the content and requirements of the Swiss FinSA and the options for implementing these requirements here.


Arrival-price-method for PRIIP-KID

Start preparing now!

As of 1 January 2025, all PRIIP KIDs will face a change in the calculation of transaction costs:
While it was previously possible to determine transaction costs using either the MiFID or estimated method, from January 2025 the arrival price method for calculating transaction costs will be mandatory for all PRIIP KIDs in order to ensure cross-product comparability.


Swiss Climate scores

What are the Swiss Climate Scores?

The Swiss Climate Scores, developed by the Swiss government and the Swiss financial industry, are indicators that represent the climate compatibility of investment products and portfolios of Swiss financial institutions. The scores are intended to provide meaningful and comparable information on the current state of financial products...



New regulation for crypto-assets in the EU from January 2025

The EU's Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (MiCAR) sets new documentation requirements for crypto-assets. Read here what it's all about and how you can optimise your processes and systems.



iXBRL for all financial documents

With MiCAR coming into force, crypto issuers must now also ensure dual readability of their documentation in iXBRL format. What is behind this format? What are the advantages of the iXBRL format for financial companies and supervisory authorities? Read everything you need to know about the iXBRL format here.



In order to promote sustainable investments in companies and projects, the EU has in recent years anchored the EU Taxonomy Regulation, the EU Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) and the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) as the three pillars of its "Sustainable Finance Strategy" in different regulatory frameworks.


Content Software is RegTech 100 company!

Content Software is included for the first time on the 2023 list of the world's 100 most innovative RegTech companies, which is reviewed and published annually by a panel of analysts and industry experts to guide all financial stakeholders in making investment decisions in the areas of compliance, risk management and information security.



One standard - many challenges

The recently adopted amendments to the regulatory technical standards (RTS) of the PRIIP Regulation (Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products) represent a major regulatory change for the financial industry.

As things stand, all players to whom the PRIIP Regulation already applies will have to implement the changes by July 1, 2022.


Cross-Platform: One for all!

After developing the finCraft investing advice platform, Content Software has now turned the start-up's web application into a native app for iOS and Android, creating a cross-platform application to support other devices such as tablets and smartphones in addition to the desktop.


Successful Cloud Migration!

Recently, Content Software GmbH successfully migrated the research system of its customer Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe Privatbank AG to the AWS Cloud. With this migration, the bank is following the general, strongly growing trend towards the cloud.


PRIIP postponement 2023!

The time has come: The plenum of the European Parliament has decided to postpone the start date for the new PRIIP regulation to 01.01.2023. This decision shows once again how seriously and importantly the urgently needed preparation time of at least 12 months, already demanded by the BVI in the summer, is taken at European level.


The cloud: economically and ecologically super!

One in four companies is already using cloud solutions today - and the number is growing. In particular, efficiency and flexibility speak for the use of cloud services: because in addition to the reduction of high initial expenses ...


Time is running out!

From 01.07.2022 two important regulations will come into force:

With the PRIIP Regulation, all UCITS-KIIDS will finally be replaced by the new PRIIP-KIDS. In addition, the EU Disclosure Regulation, which is mandatory for the entire financial industry, will come into force.


Success factor "RegTech" in the financial sector

In the national and international financial industry, RegTechs (=Regulatory Technologies) are becoming more and more competitive. As the number of regulations and compliance requirements in the financial sector grows, so does the complexity ...


Countdown for PRIIPs Regulation underway!

The EU Commission is still planning to replace the UCITS KIIDs with the PRIIP-KIDs on 01.07.2022! Even though the RTS (regulatory technical standards) may not be set until September 2021, all fund providers should start ...


State-of-the-art technology for an investment portal

Increasing digitalisation in the financial sector, growing demands from clients and the expectations of users nowadays require the use of state-of-the-art technologies. Because new ideas ...


Integrate ESG key figures easily!

With the EU Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), the reporting of sustainability (ESG) criteria has already been mandatory for the financial industry since 10 March 2021.

Asset managers, fund managers ...


CS Legal now as SaaS

SaaS and cloud solutions are becoming more and more competitive! Because flexibility and cost efficiency determine success! Those who use this service for the preparation of mandatory documents for financial investment products are well positioned for current and future challenges.


New update 7 for CS Research

The new version 7 of CS Research enables you to use the 64-bit version of MS Office throughout the bank without any problems. In addition to 64-bit support, the new version also offers convenient master data management...


EIOPA approval of PRIIP documents

The EIOPA Board of Supervisors approved the ESA's draft revised RTS (Regulatory Technical Standards) for PRIIPs on 3 February 2021. This means that it is now increasingly likely that the required new methods...