RegTech Insight Awards - APAC 2024 Winners

March 2025


Congratulations to the winners of A-Team Group’s RegTech Insight Awards APAC 2024.

The awards are designed to recognise excellence in RegTech solutions and services, and focus on vendors providing exceptional offerings to capital markets participants in APAC.

This year’s RegTech Insight Awards APAC included more than 30 categories ranging from Best Post-Trade Reconciliation Solution to Best Client On-Boarding Solution, Best Sanctions and PEPs Solution, Best Regulatory Data Solution, Best e-Comms Surveillance Solution, Best Regulatory Reporting Solution, Most Innovative Technology for Regulatory Compliance, Best Financial Crime Solution, and more.

An editor’s recognition award for APAC RegTech Industry Professional of the Year was given to Lee Ashmore, Global Head of Customer Account Risk and Client Due Diligence IT, and Regional Head of Risk and Compliance IT APAC at HSBC.

Thank you to all the vendors that entered A-Team Group’s RegTech Insight Awards APAC 2024, to our RegTech Insight community that voted for its preferred solutions, and to our independent, expert advisory board that worked in collaboration with our editorial team to select this year’s winners.

Finally, our compliments to all the award winners, who should be deservedly proud of their achievement in a competitive contest.

Download the Winners Report to check out all of our deserving winners.

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Editor's Recognition Award for APAC RegTech Industry Professional of the Year - Lee Ashmore, Global Head of Customer Account Risk and CDD IT & Head of Risk & Compliance IT – Asia Pacific, HSBC

Lee joined HSBC in the UK in 1997 and has since held several IT roles in the UK, Brazil, India and Hong Kong. Lee has been based in Hong Kong since June 2010 where his most recent role has been as the Head of Financial Crime Risk IT for Asia Pacific, the largest and most important region for HSBC Group. In this role, Lee was responsible for rolling out the compliance systems that helped HSBC meet its Deferred Prosecution Agreement commitments. Lee was also appointed as the Global Head of Anti-Money Laundering Technology for HSBC at the beginning of January 2018, in addition to his regional role, where he led the technology programme to enable HSBC to exit it’s Skilled Person arrangement with the FCA. Lee has since been responsible for Regulatory Compliance and Analytics & MI IT globally and more recently Customer Account Risk and CDD IT since October 2023.

Best Post Trade Reconciliation Solution - SmartStream Technologies

SmartStream is a recognised leader in financial transaction management solutions that enable firms to improve operational control, reduce costs, build new revenue streams, mitigate risk and comply accurately with the regulators.

By helping its customers through their transformative digital strategies, SmartStream provides a range of solutions for the transaction lifecycle with AI and machine learning technologies embedded.

As a result, the majority of the world’s top 100 banks, rely on SmartStream’s solutions to deliver greater efficiency to their operations.

Best Client On-Boarding Solution - AML Partners

AML Partners specializes in KYC on-boarding and AML solutions that facilitate best practices and provide competitive advantage to our clients. We serve financial institutions around the globe, and we work extensively with U.S. branches of foreign financial institutions. A founder-driven firm, AML Partners delivers peak innovation and flexibility on our no-code RegTechONETM platform. Our clients’ success and satisfaction drives the work of AML Partners, and we remain steadfastly committed to helping prevent financial crime.

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