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AI to Assist Regulatory Compliance and Drive Transparency and Growth in an Uncertain World

By Lucas Wurfbain, Co-CEO, FeedStock.  The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the asset management industry has been transformative and wide-ranging. Increased market volatility and a large-scale move to remote working environments, alongside the ever-present uncertainty that comes with almost daily changes in government policy are now the new normal. The regulatory environment has also…

Cross-Sector Data Platform Hopes to Revolutionise the Fight Against Financial Crime

Last week, a consortium of businesses, banks and the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced a pioneering new AI-driven data access platform set to launch in 2021, led by RegTech firm RegulAItion. The AIR Platform promises to transform the way in which data is accessed by regulated industries, providing a digital infrastructure for scalable, automated…

Asset Control Partners with Finmechanics on FRTB Solution

Data quality software specialist Asset Control has joined forces with Singapore-based risk management and regulatory compliance firm Finmechanics to launch a new technology solution banks with an accelerated approach to FRTB implementation. Including both standardised approach and internal models approach (IMA) and other regulatory imperatives, the approach integrates data management with risk analytics, allowing non-modellable risk…

Gresham Boosts Regulatory Reporting Function with Inforalgo Acquisition

UK-based Gresham Technologies has completed its acquisition of data automation specialist Inforalgo Information Technology, in a move that will significantly expand the firm’s cloud capabilities across its Clareti data platform. Inforalgo specialises in cloud-hosted, straight-through-processing (STP) solutions and intelligent automation technologies for financial institutions, providing complex real-time connectivity delivered as a flexible automated service and…

Banks Raise Concerns Over Compliance in New Covid Study

A new survey from StarCompliance measuring the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on global compliance has found that a majority of banks are unsatisfied with their current compliance programs: primarily due to the processes and systems they have in place to manage them, as well as the complexity of operation related to dealing with clients…

EBA Seeks to Reduce Reporting Costs for Financial Firms

The European Banking Authority (EBA) is exploring ways to streamline supervisory reporting requirements and reduce reporting costs for financial institutions, especially smaller ones, as part of its drive to create a more “proportionate” regulatory and supervisory framework. Common supervisory reporting was first introduced in the EU back in 2013, and the EBA is mandated by…

FINRA CAT: What’s Next?

By Andrew Pheifer, CFA, CAIA, Director, EMS Product Management, SS&C Eze. The long-awaited Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) is now live, ingesting billions of equity transactions daily from U.S. broker-dealers (Industry Members). The go-live has largely been considered a success, with more than 1,000 broker-dealers reporting into the CAT. The CAT’s origins date back to 2012…

Broadridge Announces Record New Signings as SRD II Deadline Approaches

In response to the upcoming September 3, 2020 deadline for the European Commission (EC)’s updated Shareholder Rights Directive (SRD II), Broadridge Financial Solutions this week confirmed a record number of new signings for its SRD II solution. “We are witnessing strong demand, and we are market-ready with our end-to-end solution across the shareholder communications chain,” says…

Evidology Integrates with MS Teams

Evidology Systems, provider of the principles-based QED platform, is now fully integrated with Microsoft Teams, enabling sustained management of regulatory compliance from within the application for the first time. Building on QED’s integration with Microsoft Office 365 back in April, compliance with regulations such as FRTB, SMCR, PSD2, and GDPR can now be tracked and…

COVID-19 Effects on NSFR Reporting: Financial Institutions Must Set Sail Strategically Amid Choppy Seas

By AxiomSL. Concerns that effects of the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to a global liquidity crisis have caused a surge in regulatory requirements for liquidity monitoring and reporting that have hugely strained financial institutions. Meeting the net stable funding ratio (NSFR) lies at the heart of this operational and strategic challenge. New Standards On The…