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Fenergo Adds Client Lifecycle Management App to Salesforce AppExchange

Fenergo has added a client lifecycle management application to the Salesforce AppExchange platform, a first joint venture from a partnership long in the making. The app allows financial firms deploying Salesforce to streamline client onboarding and lifecycle management processes (CLM). It also allows end users to configure Salesforce with Fenergo’s mandatory and optional fields for…

Fenergo Continues Expansion with Private Banking Push

Following its expansion into asset management earlier this year, client lifecycle management (CLM) specialist Fenergo is branching out further with the creation of a private banking and wealth management division led by Sales Kinetics founder Steve D’Souza. With plans for an IPO in 2020 and a €100 million revenue target for 2019, the move is…

US AML Requirements Shift Human Capital Focus

A report from Thomson Reuters and the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) notes that since the launch of US AML requirements for financial institutions in May 2018, firms have shifted human capital focus away from regulatory change management towards more efficient customer due diligence (CDD). According to the 2018 Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Insights…

Benefits and Limitations of Deploying Regtech to Fight Financial Crime

Financial crime is rising exponentially, requiring financial institutions to review and renew client onboarding, Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) processes. A panel discussion at A-Team Group’s recent RegTech Summit in London considered the challenges and inefficiencies of today’s onboarding, KYC and AML solutions and proposed how regtech deployment could improve the situation….

Refinitiv Sets Out Rationale Behind Closure of Wrexham Entity Data Processing Facility

Refinitiv’s proposal to close the Wrexham facility where it produces its Verified Entity Data as a Service – formerly the entity data service provided by Avox – looks like the beginning of a slippery slope as the company states that the proposal ‘has been made as we seek to focus our operations in fewer, larger…

Get Ready For RegTech

Get ready as the second annual A-Team Group RegTech Summits are fast approaching. Held in both London and New York, 2018 promises to be a bumper year as the aftermath of MiFID II, the upcoming FRTB, the chaos of GDPR and the opacity around CAT (to name just a few) create a raft of questions about the implications…

Could Privatisation Give Dun & Bradstreet the Push It Needs to Succeed?

The $6.9 billion acquisition of Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) by a consortium of private equity investors led by CC Capital and Cannae Holdings, announced this week, could herald the streamlining and modernisation of the venerable 177-year-old, publicly traded credit data specialist, according to observers. Founded in 1841 as a credit information provider, the company is…

Financial Crime Veterans Join Arachnys Board

Arachnys, a provider of customer risk intelligence in the areas of Know Your Customer (KYC), Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Due Diligence (DD), has selected four new members to join its executive board in a bid to support the company’s growth strategy. The new members are Nigel Broda, previously vice president of sales at NICE…

Thomson Reuters Offers Counterparty Reference Datasets for AnaCredit Compliance

Thomson Reuters has added a module to its Verified Entity Data as a Service platform to help financial institutions comply with the counterparty reference dataset requirements of AnaCredit, a European lending regulation that comes into force in September. The European Central Bank (ECB) introduced the Analytical Credit Datasets (AnaCredit) project in 2011 to obtain detailed…

Siren Investigative Intelligence Platform Finds Favour in Financial Markets

Siren, a Galway based provider of investigative intelligence, is making headway in capital markets following a €3 million round of seed funding early this year that allowed the company to offer its semantic data investigation technology to market sectors beyond its initial target of law enforcement and including financial services and life sciences. To date,…