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Meritsoft receives two awards at the Deloitte Best Managed Company Awards Gala

Picture by Jason Clarke.March 16,2018 Meritsoft has been named as one of Ireland’s Best Managed companies and best in all four evaluation categories of strategy, commitment, capability and finance in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards programme. The company, which demonstrated superior business performance, was recognised at an awards gala dinner in Dublin on 15 March […]

Meritsoft wins the BVCA Award, Growth Management Team

March 6, 2018 We are very pleased to announce that Meritsoft has won “Growth Management Team” at the BVCA Management Team Awards. The winners were announced on Monday 5th March in London. Charlie Johnstone, Chair of the judging panel and Partner at ECI Partners LLP, said: “The BVCA Management Team Awards highlight some of the […]

Why banks are not yet saving money in the Mifid II era

Have a read of Kerril Burke’s piece in Financial News’ article ‘Why banks are not yet saving money in the Mifid II era’, February 8, 2018. “Given the amount of money, not to mention time, already invested in getting ready for the EU’s revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, investment banks could be forgiven for […]

With The Introduction of QDD, Will Tax Compliance Get Even More Taxing?

Have a read of Daniel Carpenter’s piece in Traders Magazine Online News’ article, ‘With The Introduction of QDD, Will Tax Compliance Get Even More Taxing?’, January 22, 2018 “Cue QDD – a new set of requirements for broker-dealers and banks that want to become Qualified Derivatives Dealers (QDD). The idea is great, as QDD status […]

Meritsoft signs new global client for Transaction Tax Manager solution

Merit is extremely pleased to announce that another Top 5 global institution has contracted for our market leading 871m/305c Transaction Tax Manager solution.  Merit will be implementing its automated 871(m) and 305c solution to aid daily tax and operational activities in this complex regulatory area.  Merit’s solution, which has already been adopted by another 3 […]

US equity derivatives tax triggers repository calls

Have a read of Kerril Burke’s piece in Thomson Reuters’ article ‘US equity derivatives tax triggers repository calls’, International Financing Review November 25, 2017. “The front office burden stemming from new US rules that apply withholding tax to implied dividends on equity derivatives is increasing demand for new analytical tools, as custodians are forced to consider […]

Meritsoft were delighted to recently host a seminar on “871m lessons learnt in 2017 and what is around the corner for 2018”.

We had great contributions from Daniel Dzenkowski from PWC, Daniel provided us with some very interesting insights on potential amendments to the program timetable as well as treatment of certain MLP items. Daniel was followed by Nacera Beniken of Fidal (KPMG), Nacera provided a great overview of the current Combination rule requirements and also French […]

Fund managers face £40m tax bill on Mifid II research

Have a read of Financial News’ article ‘Fund managers face £40m tax bill on Mifid II research’ by David Ricketts, November 24, 2017 “Fund managers look set to fail in their efforts to avoid a costly tax bill on the investment research they buy from banks after new European Union rules come into force in January.” […]