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Upcoming Webinar: Overcoming the Barriers to Implementing RegTech Solutions: The View from Either Side of the Fence

Date: 9 June 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET RegTech holds the promise of targeted, agile and often low-cost solutions to the real-world problems faced by financial institutions across the board. So why is it so difficult to get RegTech projects off the ground? RegTech solutions providers complain that it’s difficult…

Communications = Key Compliance Concern During Covid-19

COVID-19, lockdown, working from home and self-isolation are now well established across the financial industry, but how are compliance teams impacted? A recent survey on market abuse monitoring from SteelEye found that almost half (40%) of the 80 market participants have seen their compliance budgets increase since the lockdown, with monitoring communications seen as the…

And the Winner Is….

The results are in, and A-Team Group is delighted to announce the winners of our annual RegTech Insight Awards, celebrating the very best and most innovative solutions and providers within the fast-growing RegTech space. Now in their fourth year, the prestigious annual awards recognise both established solution providers and innovative newcomers, seeking to herald and…

Shield Expands Surveillance Platform with Advanced Workflow Functionality

Israeli RegTech provider Shield has launched a new Advanced Workflow function as part of its wider eComms Surveillance platform, with the goal of helping financial firms to build their own workflows and business processes within the application, ensuring compliance investigations meet the requirements of the business, and enabling different teams to be managed from one…

Are we Reaching an Inflexion Point in Regulatory Compliance?

In its 11th annual Cost of Compliance survey, Thomson Reuters warns that financial services firms are facing a cyclical shift in the way they must handle compliance obligations: as issues including a tightening of risk and compliance budgets, regulatory and cultural change and the possibility of increasing personal liability all point towards a long-term trend…

ASC Technologies Launches Compliance Recording Function for Microsoft Teams

Germany’s ASC Technologies, a global solutions provider for multi-channel recording and analytics, this week launched a new compliance recording solution for Microsoft Teams, as software providers scramble to adapt and appeal to the world’s new way of remote working. ASC Recording Insights is a native app that records and archives the entire compliance-relevant internal and…

Industry Associations Warn that COVID-19 Could Cause Problems for SRD II

The International Securities Lending Association (ISLA) has joined forces with a multitude of other industry associations to urge a 12-month delay in the implementation of the regulation, laid out in an open letter to the European Commission. Currently scheduled to come into force on 3 September 2020, the regulation is an amendment to SRD I…

Evidology Integrates RegTech Platform with Microsoft Office 365

London-based compliance management specialist Evidology Systems has integrated its second-generation RegTech platform QED with Office 365, bringing the visibility of principles-based regulations into daily business workflows. The QED (Quality and Evidence Driven) platform, launched back in November 2019, combines real-time specialist legal opinion with principles-based regulations compliance software. Using an industry-standard visualisation tool and intranet…

Railsbank Secures Visa Investment

UK-based API-based RegTech platform Railsbank, which helps developers and product managers to build, launch and scale financial services businesses, has raised additional funding from Visa and Japanese venture capital firm Global Brain, as well as signing a five-year partnership with Visa to expand in Southeast Asia. The firm, which also provides operations and compliance services…

Creator of SOTERIA Branches Out with New Agnostic Audio Assurance Offering, as Regulatory Focus Sharpens

Insightful Technology, the RegTech specialist most recently known for creating Communication compliance and surveillance SaaS solution, SOTERIA, has spread its wings today with the launch of the first agnostic stand-alone product outside of the core offering. Audio Assure, a solution that enables automated and accurate audio testing, as well as the monitoring of line operations…