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Managing Regulatory Change and Driving Efficiencies – A Debate

As the volume of regulation continues to increase, with regulators not always managing to achieve consistency across frameworks and jurisdictions, how can financial institutions keep up with the ever-changing requirements – and match compliance needs that can sometimes feel conflicting? In one of the most popular panels of the day at the recent RegTech Summit…

SmartSearch Wins Equity Investment

RegTech software provider and AML specialist SmartSearch has received a growth equity investment from Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm with a substantial software funding track record. SmartSearch enables organisations to carry out AML checks without requiring clients to provide identity documents. Its automated verification approach allows individual AML checks to be processed in…

Get Ready for RegTech New York

Following the success of the third annual RegTech Summit London, held at etc.venues St Paul’s last week to a crowded room and an excellent turnout, the focus now turns to the other side of the Atlantic – with A-Team Group’s RegTech Summit New York set to be its biggest and best yet. With an agenda…

FSB publishes UPI governance arrangements

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has published a report on governance arrangements for the Unique Product Identifier (UPI). The UPI will uniquely identify the product involved in OTC derivatives transactions reported to trade repositories. This will help authorities aggregate data on OTC derivatives transactions by product, allowing the effective use of OTC derivatives trade reporting…

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…

Low-Code Developer Appian Launches New Institutional Solution

The pace of change in financial markets is accelerating with ever-changing compliance mandates, increasingly burdensome regulations, and disruptive new business models. An aggressively innovative multiple enterprise technology specialist, Appian, is aiming to leverage this disruption to positive effect – turning ideas into effective business applications through its low-code development platform. What is low code? Essentially,…

AB Max Sievert Acquires Nasdaq’s Stake in Scila AB

Swedish investment company AB Max Sievert has acquired a minority stake in Stockholm-based surveillance and risk technology provider Scila AB. The minority stake originated from the Nasdaq acquisition of Cinnober in early 2019. Cinnober had a minority shareholding in Scila for over 10 years before being acquired by Nasdaq. Scila AB provides surveillance, AML and…

Accuity Upgrades Financial Crime Screening Solution

Financial crime compliance specialist Accuity has enhanced its account screening and alert management platform ‘Firco Screening Insight – for accounts’ to include new data offerings, improved list management capabilities, and integration with third-party case management solutions. The improvements are designed to reduce false positives, improve accuracy and track the latest regulations and watchlists. According to…