The recently-released report from Australia’s Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry recommended that ‘BEAR’ (the Banking Executive Accountability Regime) should be expanded to all Australian Prudential Regulation Authority-regulated financial services institutions. Commissioner Kenneth Hayne called for a phased rollout of the regime, with the next step covering superannuation (pension) providers. The BEAR legislation was introduced in 2018 to make senior financial executives including (Chief Information Officers and Chief Technical officers) personally accountable for IT compliance.
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Australia Expands Accountability Regime
Recorded Webinar: Getting ready for Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) and ESG – what action should asset managers be taking now?
Interest in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment has exploded in recent years, bringing with it regulation and a requirement for buy-side firms to develop ESG strategies and meet disclosure obligations. The sell-side can help here by integrating ESG data with traditional financial information, although the compliance burden remains with asset managers. The EU Sustainable...
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...
DMS London brings together the European data management community to explore the latest challenges, opportunities and data innovations facing sell side and buy side financial institutions.
The European corporate actions market could be the stage of some pretty heavy duty discussions regarding standards going forward, particularly with regards to the adoption of both XBRL tagging and ISO 20022 messaging. The region’s issuer community, for one, is not going to be easy to convince of the benefits of XBRL tags, given the...