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Risk Focus Adds Regulatory Reporting Advisory

Risk Focus has introduced Regulatory Reporting Advisory (RRA), a service designed to help clients comply with trade reporting regulations, meet aggressive deadlines and build solutions for regulatory compliance, including upcoming regulations such as Securities Finance Transaction Reporting (SFTR), which takes effect in early 2019. Risk Focus RRA offers support for all aspects of regulatory reporting...

FCA Calls for Input on How Technology Can Make Regulatory Reporting Easier

In case you missed it, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has made a call for input on how technology can make it easier for firms to meet regulatory reporting requirements and improve the quality of the information they provide. The call for input outlines a proof of concept (POC) developed by the FCA and Bank...

CFTC and FCA Collaborate on Fintech Development for Regulatory Best Practice

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have agreed to collaborate and support innovative firms through their respective fintech initiatives, LabCFTC and FCA Innovate. The so-called Cooperation Arrangement on Financial Technology Innovation (FinTech Arrangement) supports both regulators’ efforts to facilitate responsible fintech innovation and ensure international collaboration on...

Thomson Reuters Adds Holistic Risk Management Solution to Connected Risk

Thomson Reuters has extended its Connected Risk platform to include a commercialised risk management solution designed to help customers develop more holistic, effective risk management programmes aligned with their risk methodology and business strategy. Thomson Reuters Risk Management is the latest solution added to Connected Risk. It assembles diverse types of risk and delivers a...

The Governance, Risk and Compliance Trends Set to shape 2018

By: Doug Morgan, Group Chief Executive, Cordium The past few years have been challenging for the compliance teams of financial firms and 2018 will be no different – if anything, the pace of evolution is set to accelerate on a number fronts. From input gathered from clients and industry contacts, Cordium has pulled together a...

What Do You Think 2018 Holds in Store for the RegTech Industry?

By: Conor Coughlan, global head of risk, regulatory and compliance marketing, Financial and Risk Division, Thomson Reuters Looking forward and following current patterns of industry change and analysis, 2018 is going to be a pivotal year for regtech collaboration, service and solutions providers. In essence, the themes we can expect to see more of in...

Thomson Reuters Adds Model Risk Management to Connected Risk Platform

Thomson Reuters is building out its Connected Risk platform with the addition of a Model Risk Management (MRM) solution that allows financial institutions to demonstrate real-time understanding of their model risk landscape and report on model governance status and sign-offs from a single platform source. The solution provides risk professionals with a holistic understanding of...

RegTech Solutions Show Potential to Make Compliance Processes More Efficient

With just a few weeks to go before A-Team Group’s RegTech Summit for Capital Markets on November 16, 2017 in New York, we caught up with Tammy Eisenberg, Director, Investment Management Risk & Compliance at BNY Mellon, to talk about her views on regtech and the challenges it could address. At the event, Eisenberg will...

SIX Stands Ready to Help Firms with MiFID II and PRIIPs Document Exchange

SIX Financial Information is standing ready to help firms meet the data and document exchange requirements of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) and Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs) – both of which regulations have early January 2018 compliance deadlines. The company released its Regulatory Document Hub (RegHub) a month or...

RegTek Delivers Tactical Software to Support Strategic Approaches to Regulation

RegTek Solutions, a subsidiary of Risk Focus formed early this year, has introduced EMIR-Ready, a regulatory readiness testing and validation service designed to help firms within the scope of European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) comply with changes to the regulation’s Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) that come into play on 1 November 2017. EMIR-Ready is a...