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Upcoming Webinar: Leveraging NLP for regulatory compliance

Date: 14 June 2022 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes As regulatory compliance becomes more complex, requires larger volumes of data – both structured and unstructured, and comes under greater scrutiny by regulators, financial institutions are looking for RegTech solutions that can help them increase efficiency, reduce costs, and…

ISDA Adds Flagship FX Definitions and Documents to MyLibrary Digital Documentation Platform

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) has added its flagship foreign exchange definitions and related annexes, supplements and templates to the ISDA MyLibrary electronic documentation platform. The move streamlines access to these documents for regulated firms, creating significant operational efficiencies, and represents a key step toward automation. The new additions include ISDA’s 1998 FX and Currency…

ESG Data Handbook 2022

The ESG landscape is changing faster than anyone could have imagined even five years ago. With tens of trillions of dollars expected to have been committed to sustainable assets by the end of the decade, it’s never been more important for financial institutions of all sizes to stay abreast of changes in the ESG data…

Machine-Executable Regulations Promise Improved Data Quality and Efficiency in Reporting

Ensuring data quality for regulatory reporting is an ongoing headache for many financial institutions, but solutions that could ease the pain are emerging. We talk to Sassan Danesh, a member of the Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) management team, about approaches to regulatory data quality issues using machine-executable validation rules ahead of his keynote at next…

Citi, State Street Join FundGuard Platform as Part of $40 Million Funding

Citi and State Street Corp. have joined existing investors in FundGuard’s $40 million Series B funding round, becoming strategic partners in the company’s bid to establish a SaaS-based investment management and asset services platform. With ‘anchor tenants’ Citi and State Street on board, FundGuard is now launching efforts to add more specialised providers of capabilities…

Energy Firm Vitol Deploys Relativity Trace to Combat Market Abuse

Energy and commodity trading company Vitol has deployed Chicago-based Relativity’s AI-powered communication surveillance platform, Relativity Trace, to proactively detect regulatory misconduct. Relativity Trace’s alerting capabilities can help reduce false positives, with Vitol experiencing a 92% reduction on false positive alerting, according to Relativity. Vitol implemented Relativity Trace in just under four months. The system is now used…

What is Digital Transformation and How Do You Get it Right?

While financial institutions are grasping the opportunities offered by the digital transformation of their activities, a number of impediments are hampering some from extending the strategy to their operations teams in the back office. A stubborn corporate culture, fear of change and a lack of planning are just some of the challenges cited by industry…

Recorded Webinar: The future of KYC and AML: How to tackle the challenges and gain the opportunities of perpetual KYC

Perpetual Know Your Customer (or pKYC) could be a game changer for client onboarding, due diligence and financial crime compliance. Moving on from today’s reactive approach that conducts client KYC processes at onboarding and typically at one, three and five year intervals, pKYC takes a proactive approach, creating a digital KYC profile and dynamically refreshing…

A-Team Group Names Winners of Innovation Awards 2022

A-Team Group has named the winners of its prestigious Innovation Awards 2022. The awards, now in their second year, celebrate innovative projects and teams across vendor and practitioner communities that make use of new and emerging technologies to deliver high-value solutions for financial institutions in capital markets. This year’s platinum award winners include Bloomberg, oneZero,…

Top 6 Use Cases for AI in RegTech

As artificial intelligence’s influence on regtech continues to grow, so does the importance of minimising algorithm bias and maximising data quality. The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning in RegTech is playing an increasingly important role and helping to reshape risk and regulatory compliance. It can offer many benefits and we outline the…