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NICE Actimize Releases Next-Generation Integrated Fraud Management Platform

NICE Actimize has advanced its autonomous financial crime management strategy with the introduction of IFM-X, a next-generation integrated fraud management (IFM) platform that allows financial institutions to integrate limitless data into fraud detection systems, develop and run agile analytics, and optimise the efficiency of fraud operations. The platform uses augmented intelligence that combines machine learning…

RegTech By Numbers: Statistics From the A-Team Group RegTech Summit 2018

With 53,000 new regulations in 2017 alone, the sheer volume of numbers in the regtech industry is overwhelming. Taken from the highly successful second annual RegTech Summit 2018 held in London in October 2018, the following graphic pulls out the most compelling facts, figures, quotes and costs to come out of the day’s discussions –…

FSB Publishes Cyber Lexicon in Response to G20 Request

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has published a Cyber Lexicon comprising a set of about 50 core terms related to cyber security and cyber resilience in the financial sector. The lexicon is a result of industry consultation and is designed to support the work of the FSB, standard-setting bodies, authorities, financial institutions and international standards…

RegTech Summit Calls for Collaboration Between Vendors, Users and Regulators

A-Team Group’s RegTech Summit returned to London last week with an impressive line-up of keynote speakers, lively panel discussions and an innovative regtech showcase featuring four newcomers to the market. The event also hosted numerous sponsors exhibiting leading regtech solutions and was joined by over 200 capital markets participants keen to further their knowledge of,…

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…

Gibraltar Stock Exchange’s Targ Patience Discusses the Role of Regtech in Fighting Financial Crime

Fighting financial crime is imperative and is best achieved by having impenetrable client onboarding, anti-money laundering (AML) and Know your Customer (KYC) processes in place. At some firms, first generation systems are struggling to cope with the volume of data that needs to be processed quickly and efficiently to ensure accurate entity data and effective…

Get Ready For RegTech

Get ready as the second annual A-Team Group RegTech Summits are fast approaching. Held in both London and New York, 2018 promises to be a bumper year as the aftermath of MiFID II, the upcoming FRTB, the chaos of GDPR and the opacity around CAT (to name just a few) create a raft of questions about the implications…

Financial Crime Veterans Join Arachnys Board

Arachnys, a provider of customer risk intelligence in the areas of Know Your Customer (KYC), Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Due Diligence (DD), has selected four new members to join its executive board in a bid to support the company’s growth strategy. The new members are Nigel Broda, previously vice president of sales at NICE…

Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk Business to be Renamed as Refinitiv

Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk business will be renamed as Revinitiv following the closure of the company’s strategic partnership with private equity fund manager Blackstone, which will acquire 55% of the business and leave 45% with Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk in its new guise as Refinitiv. David Craig, president of the Financial & Risk…

IBM Watson Financial Services: Focus on the First Line of Defence

Banks are spending too much money trying to comply with big-ticket regulations because the tools they are using are not efficient enough. That is the view of IBM Watson Financial Services, which is in the process of expanding its regtech portfolio based on AI and machine learning, and covering governance, risk and compliance (GRC), financial…