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Broadridge Uses Blockchain to Address European SRD II Compliance

With the Shareholder Rights Directive II (SRD II) regulatory compliance deadline fast approaching, intermediaries supporting institutional and/or retail clients face one of the biggest changes in European corporate governance in many years. And according to Broadridge, many businesses are not yet ready for the transition – which is expected to place considerable pressure both on…

Singapore’s Tookitaki Drives Forward AI in Anti-Money Laundering

Enterprise software specialist Tookitaki closed its Series A Funding Round at $19.2 million last week, following a further $11.7 million injected in November. The latest round was co-led by venture funds Viola Fintech and SIG Asia Investment, along with Nomura Incubation Investment. They join existing investors including Illuminate Financial, Jungle Ventures and SEEDs Capital, an…

Introducing the Alliance for Innovative Regulation: Driving Change through Collaboration

Last month saw the official launch of a new model designed to connect fintech leaders, financial institutions, regulatory agencies—and their innovation teams— with the goal of modernising the financial regulatory system. With $2 million already raised from a range of FinTech entrepreneurs and ventures capital firms, the Alliance for Innovative Regulation (AIR) is off to…

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…

NEW BIS Innovation Hub to Focus on RegTech

The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has launched its third BIS Innovation Hub centre in Singapore, following two recently launched centres in Hong Kong and Switzerland. The Singapore branch will focus on two areas: 1) digital infrastructures on identity, consent and data sharing, and 2) the creation of a digital platform to connect regulators and…

DBS Bank Selects Exiger to Help Combat Risks of Financial Crime

Singapore-based DBS Bank has partnered with Exiger, a provider of tech-enabled financial crime, risk and compliance solutions, to implement an artificial intelligence (AI) powered due diligence solution to streamline and support the bank’s screening processes. The automated AI-powered solution, DDIQ, analyses content with cognitive reasoning to accelerate and enhance risk assessments of clients, investments, transactions,…

A-Team RegTech Summit Emphasises Urgency of Efficient, Enterprise-Wide Compliance

A-Team Group’s RegTech Summit made a triumphant return to a full house in New York last Thursday, with an excellent turnout of over 230 practitioners, regulators, start-ups and solution providers all keen to explore how the financial services industry can best leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change. Colin Ware, Global…

Silent Eight Wins Funding From SC Ventures

AI-powered anti-money laundering start-up Silent Eight has raised $6.2 million in Series A funding from a group of investors including SC Ventures, the fintech and ventures unit of Standard Chartered Bank. Other investors included OTB Ventures and Wavemaker Partners. Standard Chartered is the largest client of Silent Eight, and has implemented the firm’s sanctions screening…