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KPMG Adopts Quantexa CDI to Help Clients Combat Financial Crime

KPMG will deploy Quantexa’s Contextual Decision Intelligence (CDI) platform to help clients combat growing financial crime. By applying Quantexa’s contextualisation capabilities to clients’ data sets, the KPMG solution will allow customers to identify potentially damaging relationships between people, places and organisations, thereby offering protection against fraud, money laundering and terrorist and other illicit financing activities….

Buy or Build? For Trade Surveillance, It’s Now Time to Decide

By Joseph Schifano, Global Head of Regulatory Affairs, Eventus Systems. Buy or build? It’s a question that has long vexed capital markets firms, especially given the rapid evolution of electronic trading and the technological complexity that has come with it. Individual circumstances will vary, but between the numerous vendors and the high level of in-house…

Sponsored Blog: The Libor Transition: Time for Urgent Action

By Jacob Rank-Broadley, Head of LIBOR Transition, B&I, Refinitiv. Refinitiv’s latest special report takes an in-depth look at the many remaining challenges that surround the imminent cessation of Libor, as well as the potential of data-driven solutions to enable a smooth transition. A landmark transition From the end of 2021, the FCA will no longer…

US Regulatory Reporting: The Data Management Response

Given the rapid pace of change in the US regulatory reporting landscape in recent years, the banking sector is increasingly required to focus on its data management capabilities in order to meet these requirements effectively. At A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit USA virtual conference last month, Kenneth Lamar, Principal Partner at Lamar Associates, moderated a…

Relativity Addresses Email Thread Deduplication with AI Upgrade to Relativity Trace

Relativity has introduced new data cleansing capabilities integrated with its AI-powered Relativity Trace communication surveillance product. The new capabilities – which include the ability to address email thread deduplication – have been modelled to reduce false positives by up to 92%. According to Jordan Domash, General Manager of Relativity Trace, “Surveillance teams are overwhelmed by…

Deutsche Bank Indonesia Teams with Xceptor to Automate Tax Processes for Post-Trade Settlement

Deutsche Bank Corporate Bank has adopted an automated workflow platform for the administration of capital gains withholding tax during the post-trade settlement process in Indonesia. The platform, based on the Xceptor Tax Solution, is aimed at streamlining manual processes and reducing the time to calculate withholding tax amounts down to seconds. Deutsche Bank will also…

Countdown to Operational Resilience Deadline Adds Pressure to UK Firms

UK financial services institutions and firms now have less than six months to identify their ‘important business services’, set impact tolerances and carry out mapping and testing ahead of the new UK Regulatory Operational Resilience Requirements coming into force on March 31, 2022. The new requirements are being ushered in by the Bank of England,…

Monetary Authority of Singapore Plans Shared Data Platform to Combat Money Laundering

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) plans to introduce a digital platform and enabling regulatory framework that will allow financial institutions to share data on customers and transactions with the aim of preventing money laundering, terrorism financing, and proliferation financing – a means of raising, moving or making available financing, funds, assets or other economic…

MAS Brings in Final Phase of OTC Derivatives Reporting Rules

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has implemented the final stage of its reporting regulations for OTC derivatives under the Securities & Futures Act (SFA). This phase was delayed by a year due to the impact of Covid-19, with the final extension of new reporting obligations coming into force on October 1. The phased in…

MCO Acquires Governor Software, Adds Founder Pike to Payroll

MyComplianceOffice (MCO) has acquired Governor Software, adding the company’s visual mapping of global regulations to its lineup of regulatory data collection and work flow capabilities. Terms of the transaction weren’t disclosed, but it’s understood that Governor was for sale for some time after a planned funding round never materialised due to the global Covid pandemic….