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A Dive Into the Detail of Sourcing and Managing Data for FRTB

There is no silver bullet for compliance with the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB). The data sourcing and management requirements of the regulation are among the most difficult that capital markets participants have ever faced, the cost of implementation can be crippling, and the January 2022 compliance deadline has been finalised. So, how…

Industry Collaboration on RegTech Could Ease Challenges of Adoption

RegTech adoption is challenged by firms having no time for new initiatives, integration problems with legacy systems, and the risk of investing in solutions that aren’t fully proven – but there are upsides to the technology and its acceptance could be accelerated by a vendor checklist of what is required from a RegTech provider and…



The Emerging Challenges of Compliant Communications

At the jam-packed RegTech Summit London held in St Paul’s last week, Paul Liesching, global head of financial markets at Truphone, gave the room a whistle-stop tour of the current key challenges for electronic communication in terms of trade surveillance – and how to fix them. With technology becoming ever more ‘consumerised’ the tools of…

FCA Sets Out Latest Expectations for Firms on Brexit

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is hustling to keep up with the ever-changing goalposts of the UK’s departure from the EU – and with the political landscape shifting day to day, that is no easy task. In a bid to clarify requirements and calm understandable nerves within the industry, the regulator has issued new…

Managing Regulatory Change and Driving Efficiencies – A Debate

As the volume of regulation continues to increase, with regulators not always managing to achieve consistency across frameworks and jurisdictions, how can financial institutions keep up with the ever-changing requirements – and match compliance needs that can sometimes feel conflicting? In one of the most popular panels of the day at the recent RegTech Summit…

genesis Offers Platform-as-a-Service for Low Code Application Development

genesis has expanded its microservices-based infrastructure with business components and a set of tools to deliver genesis platform, a low code application development platform designed for capital markets and able to produce robust, secure products and solutions at unprecedented speed by radically reducing coding. The genesis platform is designed to helps clients address highly complex…

Get Ready for RegTech New York

Following the success of the third annual RegTech Summit London, held at etc.venues St Paul’s last week to a crowded room and an excellent turnout, the focus now turns to the other side of the Atlantic – with A-Team Group’s RegTech Summit New York set to be its biggest and best yet. With an agenda…

The Fallacy of Managing Big Risks: Why Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Often Fails to Deliver to Boards and What to Do About It

By Andrew Smart, Head of Enterprise Risk Management at KRM22. Anyone who has served on the executive team or board of a regulated capital markets firm will have at least a passing familiarity with Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). Many have probably experienced it first hand, perhaps sitting through a presentation of the firm’s latest ‘Top…

SOTERIA and RIMES Join Forces on Trade and Communications Surveillance

A new partnership is set to combine two of the most fragmented and challenging areas of market surveillance, as SOTERIA (formerly known as Insightful Technology) joins forces with managed data services and RegTech provider, RIMES Technologies, to create a new solution that assists firms to detect market abuse and insider dealing through the unison of…

ACA Compliance Launching ‘Next Generation’ RegTech Surveillance Platform

In response to what it views as a fragmented regulatory ecosystem, ACA Compliance has launched a new compliance and risk management platform aimed at assisting firms to automate their processes, connect their data sources and scale up their compliance strategy.  ComplianceAlpha 2.0 is a new trade surveillance approach targeting employee compliance – helping firms to…