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A-Team Group Reveals Winners of Inaugural RegTech Awards

The winners of A-Team Group’s inaugural RegTech Awards have been revealed, with winning solution and service providers named across categories from best data management solution for regulatory compliance to best innovative solutions for specific regulations, best reference data for regulatory compliance, best trade surveillance solution, best voice and mobile messaging solution, and the most innovative...

Domus Semo Sancus Adds AI to RegTech Solution for KYC and AML

We talked to E. Jay Saunders, chairman and CEO of Domus Semo Sancus (DSS), about the challenges of KYC And AML and the DSS SafteyNet.ai regtech solution, ahead of tomorrow’s A-Team Group RegTech Summit for Capital Markets in New York. At the event, Saunders will join a panel of expert speakers that will discuss how...

Thomson Reuters Adds to DataScope Reference Data to Support MiFID II

Thomson Reuters has extended the reference data on its DataScope platform to help firms comply with Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) requirements. Ahead of the January 3, 2018 MiFID II compliance deadline, Thomson Reuters has added extra information on equities, warrants, options, futures, commodities, funds, government and corporate bonds, collateralised mortgage obligations...

Thomson Reuters Reports the Impact of RegTech on Compliance

Thomson Reuters will release the results of its second global survey assessing the impact of regtech and fintech on the role of compliance in financial services firms at this week’s A-Team Group RegTech Summit for Capital Markets in New York. The survey included compliance and risk practitioners from nearly 800 financial services firms across the...

LEI Smart Offers RegTech Solution for Legal Entity Identifier Requirements

Adoption of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) is soaring in response to its requirement for trade reporting under Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II), which takes effect on January 3, 2018. Ben Lis, founder of regtech start-up LEI Smart, will showcase the company’s LEI solution at next week’s A-Team Group RegTech Summit for...

Do It Once, Do It Right

By Bill Hodash and Eugene Ing, DTCC Next year will mark a decade since the financial crisis. Since then, a wave of regulatory reforms has been implemented to increase the transparency and resiliency of the financial system, including the mandate to use legal entity identifiers (LEIs) across many jurisdictions. The goal is to ensure that...

RegTech API Fortress Focuses on Fast and Accurate Data Delivery

In a financial world driven by data, delivery is critical. Ahead of next week’s RegTech showcase at A-Team Group’s RegTech Summit for Capital Markets in New York, we talked to Patrick Poulin, CEO of regtech API Fortress about the company’s views on application programming interfaces (APIs) and its platform for API testing automation. Q: What...

Challenging the Barriers to RegTech Adoption

Management buy-in, cultural change and legacy systems can be barriers to the adoption of regtech, although the barriers are beginning to lower as regtech solutions show potential to fulfil business use cases and provide cost benefits. In the run-up to A-Team Group’s RegTech Summit for Capital Markets on November 16, 2017 in New York, we...

Brickendon Proposes a Five-Pronged Approach to GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a game changer, requiring firms to identify, manage and provide access to individuals’ personal data. Are firms up to speed on meeting the regulation’s May 2018 compliance deadline, or is there still some way to go? Ahead of a panel session on GDPR at A-Team Group’s RegTech Summit for...

A-Team Group RegTech Summit for Capital Markets a Storming Success

A-Team Group’s inaugural RegTech Summit for Capital Markets in London attracted registrations from over 400 capital markets participants, included leading speakers in the regtech space and showcased start-up regtechs with automated solutions to regulatory compliance challenges. The event also hosted towards 20 key RegTech sponsors. The conference was hosted by Andrew Delaney, President and Chief...