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Fenergo Launches New Rules-as-a-Service Solution

Client lifecycle management software provider Fenergo has launched a new cloud-based Rules-as-a-Service solution to futureproof financial instititions against evolving regulatory requirements. The plug and play solution will enable financial institutions to integrate Fenergo’s current regulatory rules capabilities into their existing digital platforms. A recent study by Fenergo suggests that the improvement of data and document…

Datactics Matches 2019 Product Plans with Geographical Expansion and New Chairman

Datactics is on a roll, with strong business growth expected through 2019 leading to the opening of additional offices in New York City and Milan, and the appointment of a new chairman, Edinburgh-based Graham Paterson, a non-executive director at Bailie Gifford US Growth Trust. The business expansion is matched by Datactics’ 2019 product plans, which…

Nasdaq Sells GRC Platform to SAI Global

Integrated risk management software provider SAI Global has confirmed plans to acquire BWise, an enterprise governance, risk and compliance (GRC) software platform established in 1994 and acquired by Nasdaq in 2012. The transaction, subject to regulatory approvals, works council and other representative body consultations and notifications in various applicable jurisdictions, is expected to complete in…

FSB to Focus on Implementation of Reforms in New Works Programme

The UK’s Financial Stability Board (FSB) on February 12, 2019 for the first time ever released its new works programme for the year, outlining a shift away from post-crisis policy design and towards a focus on the implementation and evaluation of the effects of reforms. In particular, the regulator highlights plans for “vigilant monitoring to…

How to Get eComms Surveillance Right

Electronic communications surveillance is a tough challenge for financial services firms and an extensive regulatory requirement in many jurisdictions. So how can firms bridge the gap and deliver successful eComms surveillance and strong regulatory compliance efficiently and cost effectively? Barriers to success include high volumes and different types of communications and data that need to…

Kx Offers kdb+ Time Series Database on Amazon Web Services Marketplace

Kx, a division of First Derivatives, is offering its kdb+ time series database on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace, an important step forward for kdb+ customers that plan to migrate existing applications to the cloud and develop new cloud-based applications. Firms moving kdb+ development to AWS will be able to build and scale systems…

Discover the Outlook for Risk, Regulation and Sustainability at A-Team’s TradingTech Summit

Managing risk, regulation and sustainability will be key to success for financial institutions throughout 2019, but what will the biggest risks look like, what can you expect in terms of regulatory development, and how can you create sustainable risk management during a year of ongoing change? Beate Born, executive director, risk and regulatory management at…

QuantHouse Onboards Fenics USTreasuries Providing Expanded Access to Market Data

QuantHouse is offering direct access to the Fenics USTreasuries (Fenics UST) platform through the QuantHouse FeedOS API and QuantLINK global network. This gives QuantHouse buy-side clients fast, streamlined access to normalised real-time and historical data to trade the US cash treasuries market. Fenics UST provides buy-side participants with access to cash treasuries via two electronic marketplaces:…

How to Digitalise Client Onboarding and Improve Customer Experience

Financial institutions are improving the client onboarding and the customer experience, but could do better by developing enterprise rather than point solutions, gaining a 360 view of each customer, and working towards digitalising the client lifecycle. During a recent webinar hosted by A-Team’s Data Management Insight and sponsored by Fenergo, a poll question revealed that…

Refinitiv’s John Mason Talks to DMI About Transitioning to the Cloud

Refinitiv, formerly Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk business, is off the runway and heading for the cloud with a view to transitioning its data and clients to the cloud, bringing processes to data rather than data to processes, and helping clients gain value from data and tackle the thorny issue of total cost of ownership…