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German RegTech Start-up Alyne Raises €3 million in Seed Funding

Munich-based regtech start-up Alyne has raised €3 million in Series A financing in a round led by Alstin Capital and Hannover Digital Investments. The investment brings Alyne’s total funding to €4.2 million since launching its next generation regtech solution in early 2016. Alyne’s software-as-a-service product, the Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) platform, provides a curated and…

Regulatory Data Handbook 2018/2019 – Sixth Edition

In a testament to the enduring popularity of the A-Team Regulatory Data Handbook, we are delighted to publish a sixth edition for 2018-19 of our comprehensive guide to all the regulations and rules that might impact data and data management at your institution. As in previous editions of the Regulatory Data Handbook, we have updated…

Singapore Affirms RegTech Commitment

At the launch of the Singapore Fintech Festival (November 12-14), Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore Ravi Menon confirmed the country’s commitment to supporting regtech development. Menon identified six core pillars to develop the fintech ecosystem, many of which had a regtech focus – including identity/KYC, data governance and platforms for innovation. The…

How to Transform Data Governance by Redefining and Reskilling the Organisation

By Dennis Slattery, CEO, EDMworks Change is constant and unrelenting, and the causes are many and varied: challenger banks, fintech, regtech, cost pressure, cryptocurrencies, regulation and emerging technologies are just a few examples, with many more on the horizon. Organisations have to deal with change, so how can they do this and what is the…

Element22 Brings Data Management, Analytics and Technology Expertise to Europe

Element22 is bringing its data strategy, analytics and execution expertise to Europe with the establishment of a London office and appointment of Mark Davies, formerly CEO of Avox, as lead of the European practice. The company was set up in 2014 in New York City by managing partner Predrag Dizdarevic, and has developed into a…

Recorded Webinar: Data governance frameworks

Data governance – now more than ever – is critical to regulatory compliance, smart business decisions, risk management and cost efficiency. It is also one of the biggest challenges that firms face – and failing to get it right can result in financial penalties and reputational damage. This webinar will define data governance and its…

Data Lineage Handbook

Data lineage has become a critical concern for data managers in capital markets as it is key to both regulatory compliance and business opportunity. The regulatory requirement for data lineage kicked in with BCBS 239 in 2016 and has since been extended to many other regulations that oblige firms to provide transparency and a data…

Demand Derivatives Partners GMEX to Deliver Innovative Futures Exchange and Clearing House

Demand Derivatives, a creator of novel derivative instruments, and GMEX Group, a provider of exchange and post-trade technology solutions, are partnering to produce a US regulated futures exchange, RealDemand Board of Trade (RealBOT), and clearing house, RealDemand Clearing (RealClear). The partnership includes GMEX taking a minority equity stake in Demand Derivatives. RealBOT and RealClear are…

Suvrat Bansal Details Digitalisation at UBS Asset Management

Suvrat Bansal, head of innovation and chief data officer, and managing director at UBS Asset Management, described the digitalisation programme he is leading across the asset manager at A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit on September 20, 2018 in New York City. He noted approaches to digitalisation and implementation policies based on central capabilities in analytics,…

Blackstone Closes Deal to Take 55% Stake in Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk Business

Nearly nine months after Thomson Reuters signed a definitive agreement with Blackstone that would give the private equity firm a 55% stake and Thomson Reuters a 45% stake in the company’s financial and risk business, the deal is closed and the business rebranded as Refinitiv. With backing from Blackstone, Refinitiv plans to invest in a…