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A-Team Insight Launches Comprehensive New RegTech Suppliers Guide

Concerned about meeting your ever more complex regulatory requirements? Confused over the vast array of opaque offerings available? Flummoxed about what your company really needs and where you might find it? Take a deep breath and relax, because help is finally at hand! A-Team Group, via its RegTech Insight channel, is delighted to launch a…

A-Team Group Releases Shortlist for 2019 RegTech Insight Awards

A-Team Group has released a shortlist of potential winners for its hotly anticipated third annual RegTech Insight Awards, to be held in the City of London on May 3, 2019. The awards recognise excellence and innovation in the provision of technology solutions to meet regulatory requirements within the financial services industry, and are uniquely designed…

FCA Highlights Key Concerns over MAR Compliance

Effective compliance with the Market Abuse Regime (MAR) is “a state of mind” that requires a series of complex situational judgements – and time pressures could cause potential problems, warned Julia Hoggett, Director of Market Oversight at the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). This raises a number of key concerns around compliance which demand urgent…

SEC CAT Hits Another Hurdle

The US Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) has hit another hurdle with the CAT National Market System (NMS) confirming that it is ‘transitioning the CAT project to a new plan processer’. This suggests Thesys Technologies, which was rather surprisingly selected as the plan processor by the self-regulatory organisations (SROs) that operate the CAT NMS in May…

RegTech Insight – Keeping Your Finger on the Regulatory Pulse

Welcome to Regtech Insight (RTI), a brand-new platform from A-Team Group bringing you the very latest in news, insights and exclusive analysis from the complex and fast-changing world of regulatory technology. Forming the third pillar of our comprehensive information service, RTI stands alongside Data Management Insight (DMI) and Trading Technology Insight (TTI) to offer a…

RIMES Launches New Reg-Focused Data Feed for BMR

Managed services and solutions provider RIMES Technologies has taken another step into the regtech space with the launch of its new RIMES RegFocus BMR Data Feed, a new service to help asset managers, banks and insurance companies ensure the benchmarks they use in financial instruments and contracts are compliant with the EU’s Benchmarks Regulation (BMR),…

Regulation Driving Technological Evolution of Financial Industry

By: David Pagliaro, EMEA head of State Street Global Exchange Our CEO once commented: “Over our long history, periods of significant regulatory change have provided the greatest opportunities.” This couldn’t be more true today. Since the global financial crisis, a plethora of regulation has been introduced and enforced. While the pace of new regulatory initiatives…

The Emergence of RegTech

By: JR Lowry, EMEA head of State Street Global Exchange As 2017 unfolds, we continue to be in the midst of a period of momentous change in financial services, with the evolution of technology teetering on the edge of radically reshaping the entire industry. The period of hype surrounding the term ‘big data’ has given…

Silverfinch Builds Data Aggregation Templates into PRIIPS Solution

Silverfinch is building templates designed to aggregate and distribute data required by Packaged Retail Investment and Insurance Products (PRIIPs) regulation for Key Information Documents (KIDs) into its PRIIPs compliance engine. The company plans to finalise the solution following the release of Level 2 Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) that could be published by the European Commission…

Markit EDM Lays Out 2017 Roadmap

Markit EDM, the enterprise data management (EDM) business of Markit that merged with IHS in July 2016, has laid out its roadmap for 2017 including functional expansion of its EDM platform and a focus on delivering improved data visualisation to business users. Working with IHS, a provider of proprietary information, analytics and solutions to a…