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

Date: 2 November 2021 Time: 10:00am 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…

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

Date: 14 October 2021 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes 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…

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

Date: 21 September 2021 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes 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…

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…

A-Team Group ESG Handbook 2021 Details Environmental, Social and Governance Investing and Disclosure

A-Team Group has expanded its portfolio of industry-leading publications with the release of ESG Handbook 2021, a guide to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing, disclosure, and product development. The handbook offers capital markets participants, data vendors and solutions providers extensive coverage of all elements of ESG, from an initial definition and note on why…

ESG Handbook 2021

A-Team Group’s ESG Handbook 2021 is a ‘must read’ for all capital markets participants, data vendors and solutions providers involved in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing and product development. It includes extensive coverage of all elements of ESG, from an initial definition and why ESG is important, to existing and emerging regulations, data challenges…

BMO GAM Adopts Nice to Monitor WFH Staff Comms

BMO Global Asset Management (BMO GAM) is addressing the need for communications recording of staff working from home (WFH) through the deployment of Nice’s Cloud Compliance Recording solution for Microsoft Teams. The Nice implementation will allow BMO GAM – part of Canada’s BMO Financial Group – to meet certain regulatory requirements around recording omnichannel communications…

RegTech Summit Keynote Discusses How to Cut Compliance Costs by 15-20%

A-Team Group’s recent RegTech Summit Virtual got off to a cracking start with a keynote presented by Niresh Rajah, managing director and head of data in the RegTech and digital assurance practice at Grant Thornton, and covering everything from the evolution of RegTech 2.0 to driving value out of the technology. An early poll asking…

Confluence Outlines Development Plans Following Acquisition Agreement with Clearlake Capital Group

Clearlake Capital Group’s agreement to acquire a majority stake in Confluence provides the regulatory and data solutions provider with backing to accelerate global expansion, develop additional solutions, integrate emerging technologies, and continue down the acquisition trail. Clearlake will acquire Confluence from private equity firm TA Associates, which partnered with Confluence in 2018 and will continue…

Relativity Acquires Text IQ to Boost Surveillance, Legal Review Capabilities

Legal and compliance technology company Relativity has acquired Text IQ, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to identify sensitive data for financial services clients including Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, US Bank and Bank of America. Relativity says the acquisition will augment its surveillance and legal review capabilities, in particular general privilege reviews for litigation, and responses…