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GDPR Reform: How Will a New Data Protection Regime Impact UK Financial Firms?

The data protection regulatory regime in the UK could soon look very different, if proposed changes to the current UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) come to fruition as part of a recently published UK government plan to move its data protection laws in a new direction following the country’s split from the EU….

Singapore RegTech Plan Signals Asian Maturity in ESG Approach

Singapore’s recent decision use RegTech to tackle greenwashing illustrates the strides leading Asian economies are making to toughen regulation of sustainable finance. The announcement at the city state’s annual fintech conference coincides with the release of a white paper by the Fintech Association of Hong Kong (FAHK). The document lays a vision of an ESG…

CloudMargin Partners with Margin Tonic for AANA Calculations Under UMR

Collateral management specialist CloudMargin has partnered with regulatory consulting services provider Margin Tonic to launch a global Average Aggregated Notional Amount (AANA) calculation service for the latter phases of the Uncleared Margin Rules (UMR). The joint subscription solution automates the AANA calculation for clients using the CloudMargin platform, leveraging Margin Tonic’s expertise in the multi-jurisdictional UMR, helping…

Apex Group Partners with Governance.com to Automate Regulatory Process Management

Fund administrator and wider financial services provider Apex Group has forged a five-year digitalisation partnership with Governance.com, which provides a low-code process managed platform for regulated entities. The Governance.com solution supports Apex’s ‘digital first’ agenda; the partnership aims to allow Apex to be an early adopter of FinTech in regulatory process management. As its first…

Tradovate Adopts Eventus Validus Platform for Regulatory Monitoring

Tradovate, a US online brokerage firm catering to self-directed futures traders, has deployed Eventus Systems’ Validus trade surveillance platform to identify patterns of dangerous activity within its order flow, as well as to meet regulatory requirements, including monitoring and ensuring the proper use of regulatory tags. The firm is using Validus to monitor more than 2.5…

IHS Markit Automates Fund Onboarding While Ensuring KYC/AML Compliance

IHS Markit has launched Investor Onboarding, which allows fund administrators and investment managers to automate and centralise their client onboarding while meeting AML, KYC and tax-related compliance obligations. The fully hosted platform – an industry first according to IHS Markit – digitises and streamlines collection and creation of subscription, AML, KYC and tax documents for…

Asia-Pacific Practitioners Gear Up for A-Team’s RegTech APAC Conference This Week

This week sees the first ever A-Team RegTech Summit for the Asia-Pacific region. Building on the success of A-Team’s RegTech Summit conferences in London and New York over the past four years, this virtual event is the first of what’s expected to be a series of events in the region, including in-person conferences when appropriate. RegTech…

ACA Group Shares Expertise on Market Surveillance

Eddie Cogan, Partner, Head of eComms Surveillance at ACA Group discusses the evolution of market surveillance, business and operational challenges of market abuse and how to overcome them, the latest technologies available and advice for practitioners working on market surveillance.

BoE and FCA Plan Report on Impact of AI in Financial Services

The Bank of England (BoE) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have completed a one-year exploration into the deployment of artificial intelligence (AI) by financial institutions, and what implications this may have on the financial system, including the potential need for additional regulatory standards. The findings – from four quarterly meetings and a series of…

Clausematch Reaches 90,000-User Milestone at Early Adopter Barclays

Barclays has completed the rollout of Clausematch’s Policy Portal across the bank, reaching almost 90,000 employees globally, having adopted Clausematch as part of its inaugural Barclays Accelerator programme in 2014. The use-case may be seen as a benchmark for RegTech adoption, as many early-stage innovators struggle to gain a foothold at large enterprises like Barclays….