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5AMLD is Coming – But UBO Reporting Requirements Remain Unclear

The EU’s Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) is on the way, with the deadline of January 10, 2020 fast approaching. The regulation lays out substantially upgraded requirements for the data that companies must hold – including “adequate, accurate and current information” on beneficial ownership – and there are fears that the industry is not yet...


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Itiviti Partners Capital Market Solutions for Reporting to the CAT

Itiviti has partnered Capital Market Solutions (CMS), a consultancy and solutions developer, to provide a regulatory reporting solution for the SEC Rule 613 Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT). The solution is based on CMS’s Regulatory Surveillance & Monitoring System (RSMS) and is timely in following SEC issuance, after several delays, of a schedule for CAT implementation...

Elliptic Introduces AML Solution for XRP

Crypto compliance specialist Elliptic has a mission: to prevent, detect and pursue criminal activity in cryptocurrencies. In such a rapidly developing sector and with opacity around regulation across jurisdictions, transparency and accountability are vital in tracking crypto transactions – and it is an area in which RegTech is fast spreading its wings. The firm provides...

EastNets Partners with Refinitiv for AML, Compliance Solution

EastNets, a provider of automated compliance and payment solutions, today announced a tie-up with financial markets data and infrastructure giant Refinitiv, which will provide enhanced automated access to software and data to enable real-time risk management and enhanced compliance capabilities. The partnership will deliver an enhanced integration of Refinitiv’s Risk Intelligence data within EastNets’ cutting-edge...



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Regulatory Data Handbook 2019/2020 – Seventh Edition

Welcome to A-Team Group’s best read handbook, the Regulatory Data Handbook, which is now in its seventh edition and continues to grow in terms of the number of regulations covered, the detail of each regulation and the impact that all the rules and regulations will have on data and data management at your institution. This…

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Addressing the Reference Data Challenges of SFTR

The EU’s Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR), which comes into effect in April 2020, is a data-heavy transaction reporting regulation along the lines of MiFIR and EMIR, but has a significant reference data element as well. The regulation is extensive, with some 150 data fields in its mandatory regulatory reports, a dozen of which will...

Trade Surveillance and Mobile Recording in the Era of Data Privacy

The EU’s MiFID II and other regulations globally have placed greater emphasis than ever on market surveillance, recording of trading communications and records-retention processes in an attempt to stamp out market abuse and boost investor confidence and protections. At the same time, the public’s attitude toward data privacy has hardened, most visibly through new regulations...

Solving the KYC & AML Challenge for Cryptocurrencies, Tokens & ICOs

The cryptocurrency market is at an inflection point. It has gained substantial momentum from early investors (private & retail), day traders and prop shops but it has so far failed to get substantive engagement from wider institutional players. The crypto marketplace today is a mix of exchange and OTC-traded activity with little of the market...

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Breakfast Briefing: Meeting the Data Requirements of FRTB London

The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) Breakfast Briefing, will examine how the capital markets industry is approaching FRTB data management and will look at the implications for the ways that firms source, manage and store data for FRTB compliance.

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MiFID II

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) builds on the original MiFID of 2007 to improve the competitiveness of European markets by creating a single market for investment services and activities, and ensuring protection for investors in financial instruments. Read everything you need to know and get access to all related content.

Regulatory Reporting

Regulatory reporting comprises the submission of raw or formatted data as required by regulators to evaluate and track the financial and operational status of financial institutions and their compliance with required regulatory provisions. Find out all about it in our Knowledge Hub.

Market Abuse Regulation (MAR)

The Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) provides an EU-wide regulatory framework on market abuse, including measures to enhance the attractiveness of securities markets for capital-raising through the prohibition of practices such as insider dealing, unlawful disclosure of inside information and market manipulation. Find out more and access all our key resources here.

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