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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Don’t miss this opportunity to view the recording of this recently held webinar. Timestamping and clock synchronisation have been embedded in the EU by Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) and are also a requirement of the US SEC Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT). The webinar will discuss how well firms have realised the...
CFTC Roundtable on Unique Product IDs Highlights Mountain Yet to Climb in Terms of Setting Instrument Standards
This week’s Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) public roundtable on the technical aspects of the introduction of new unique product identifiers (UPIs) highlighted the mountain still yet to climb in terms of setting instrument identification standards. Much recent progress has been made on the legal entity identification front as a result of the combined work...
Now in its 3rd year, the RegTech Summit in London explores how the European financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.
With the compliance deadline for Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) just over two months away, A-Team Group has updated its MiFID II handbook to bring you the latest details on the regulation’s compliance requirements. Version 2 of the handbook, commissioned by Thomson Reuters, also includes new sections covering data sourcing and data...