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Upcoming Webinar: Regulatory change management – challenges, solutions and case studies

Date: 7 December 2021 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Regulatory change has become part of the fabric of capital markets. It has also become increasingly complex as more regulations are introduced, significant amendments are made frequently, and small changes are made on a rolling basis – the whole…

Upcoming Webinar: Managing unstructured data to ensure regulatory compliance and add value

Date: 2 November 2021 Time: 11:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes As unstructured data floods into capital markets in the wake of traditional structured data, firms must manage both data types and ensure ease of access to extract data required for regulatory compliance efficiently and effectively. Beyond compliance, firms can…

Clausematch Reaches 90,000-User Milestone at Early Adopter Barclays

Barclays has completed the rollout of Clausematch’s Policy Portal across the bank, reaching almost 90,000 employees globally, having adopted Clausematch as part of its inaugural Barclays Accelerator programme in 2014. The use-case may be seen as a benchmark for RegTech adoption, as many early-stage innovators struggle to gain a foothold at large enterprises like Barclays….

KPMG Adopts Quantexa CDI to Help Clients Combat Financial Crime

KPMG will deploy Quantexa’s Contextual Decision Intelligence (CDI) platform to help clients combat growing financial crime. By applying Quantexa’s contextualisation capabilities to clients’ data sets, the KPMG solution will allow customers to identify potentially damaging relationships between people, places and organisations, thereby offering protection against fraud, money laundering and terrorist and other illicit financing activities….

Recorded Webinar: Meeting the requirements of the EU’s ESG Disclosure Regulation

The EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) is central to the European drive towards a sustainable financial market. As such, it is complicated and multi-faceted, and makes rigorous demands on financial firms to source large volumes of ESG data and meet numerous reporting obligations. Key elements of disclosure include sustainability risk, principle adverse impacts, and…

How Blockchain Can Help Reduce the Threat of Trade-Based Money Laundering

By Henry Roxas, Head of Trade Finance, R3. The amount of money laundered globally in a single year has been estimated at as much as $2 trillion. Despite billions of dollars of investment in preventative measures, financial institutions are only managing to intercept less than 0.1% of illicit funds. Evidently, money laundering is a booming…

Recorded Webinar: Adverse media screening – how to cut exposure to criminal activity, from money laundering to human trafficking

Screening for adverse media coverage of counterparties presents an incredible opportunity for financial institutions to limit risk exposures and identify bad actors early. It is required by regulations such as the EU’s sixth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AML 6), and is one of the most effective ways to steer clear of potential connections with sanctioned activity…

Recorded Webinar: The evolution of market surveillance across sell-side and buy-side firms

Market surveillance is crucial, and in many cases a regulatory requirement, to ensuring orderly securities markets and sustaining confidence in trading. It can be breached and has become increasingly complex in the wake of the Covid pandemic, Brexit, and the emergence of new asset classes. This webinar will review the extent of market abuse in…

Mind the Gap: Why RegTech Hasn’t Hit the Target (Yet)

By Bernadine Reese, managing director, and Jagdeep Sihan, associate director, at Protiviti UK. RegTech is a new and innovative industry. As the cost of compliance increases, and attention from regulators mounts, financial firms are looking for ways to make their processes slicker and prove that they work effectively. Technology can be part of the answer….

Clausematch Survey Shows Acceleration in RegTech Uptake

Financial institutions accelerated spending on regulatory technology during the pandemic, a survey of almost 40 organisations conducted by Clausematch has found. The survey also suggested that practitioners would like to see regulators take a more proactive role in promoting the adoption of technology in compliance. More than 42% of survey respondents witnessed sharp rise in spending…