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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…

Risk Management for Crypto-Assets: Where are the Pain Points?

By Phil Cotter, Managing Director of Risk, Refinitiv. The recent warning from the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) relating to crypto-assets has emphasised once again the importance of a robust risk management framework for banks – but what does that mean in practical terms and what are some of the implications? The risks the…

Senior Managers & Certification Regime: Six Major Challenges for Financial Firms

The FCA’s Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) is topping the list of regulatory challenges for financial institutions in 2019, with the December 9 deadline throwing up new challenges and concerns around the way firms must handle their duties, process their data and implement internal procedures. Martin Lovick, Senior Principal Consultant at governance, risk and…

CAT NMS Names FINRA as Plan Processor for the CAT after Dropping Thesys

CAT NMS has selected the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) as plan processor for the consolidated audit trail (CAT), having dumped previous plan processor Thesys Technologies earlier this year. CAT NMS, which is responsible for implementation of the CAT, has also released updated industry member technology specifications and industry member technical specifications scenarios.

SmartStream Partners with Numerix on ISDA Collateral Management

Financial software provider SmartStream, has confirmed a new referral agreement between its Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM) platform and US-based risk technology specialist Numerix. The partnership will support TLM users in complying with the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA)’s margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives. TLM Collateral Management offers an automated data management solution designed to…

RegTech Insight Awards 2019 – Shortlist Announced!

The nominations for the 2019 RegTech Insight Awards are now closed, and we are delighted to announce this year’s shortlist. Well done to everybody that entered, and sincere thanks to our advisory board for taking such painstaking care in evaluating the record number of entries we received this year. Now in their third year, The…

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…

OneSumX: A New Way of Meeting CECL Reporting and Compliance Obligations

A-Team Group speaks exclusively to Wolters Kluwer to learn more about OneSumX, a suite of integrated regulatory compliance solutions, and how it can assist firms to meet compliance requirements for the Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL) credit loss accounting standard model introduced in June 2016 by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). What is CECL…

MiFID II: One Year On and None the Wiser

By Christian Voigt, Senior Regulatory Advisor, Fidessa MiFID has achieved the rare feat of becoming a genericized trademark. In the same way that Xerox stands for copy machines in general, MiFID has turned into a synonym for all financial markets regulation. With the scorecard for its first birthday due, whether MiFID II really is ground-breaking,…

BBVA Compass Selects Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX for US Regulatory Reporting

BBVA Compass, the US-based subsidiary of Spanish multinational banking group BBVA, in January announced its plans to implement the OneSumX solution from Wolters Kluwer to provide regulatory reporting software for its US operations. BBVA Compass is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama and has a major presence throughout the ‘Sunbelt’ region of the US, with total assets…