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AxiomSL Appoints Claudia Thurner As EMEA General Manager

AxiomSL, a provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions, has announced the appointment of Claudia Thurner as EMEA General Manager. Thurner joins from SmartStream, Technologies where she led European and Latin American Sales and Global Strategic Accounts. Previously, she was at Thomson Reuters based in Europe, Asia, and the US where she specialised in…

All Change at the Bank for International Settlements

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has named Jerome Powell, chair of the Federal Reserve System, as chair of the Global Economy Meeting and Economic Consultative Committee. He succeeds Mark Carney. John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, becomes chair of the BIS Consultative Council for the Americas. Sir Jon Cunliffe,…

Finantix Appoints Two Senior Hires to European Team

Technology provider Finantix technology has appointed two further senior hires as part of the Finantix Swiss-based team. Albert Iselin joins as Executive Director for DACH (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland) and Anja de Troyer joins as Client Product Manager, both with the remit to support and further grow the firm’s presence in the region. Albert joins…

MetricStream Creates ‘Office of the CEO’

California-based Governance, risk and compliance (GRC) and integrated risk management (IRM) solutions provider MetricStream has created a new ‘Office of the CEO’ led by Andreas Diggelmann, interim CEO, and Gaurav Kapoor, COO. Former CEO Mikael Hagstroem has left to pursue other interests, but will retain a seat on the board. Diggelmann was formerly EVP and…

Trade and Transaction Reporting Challenges – EU Demands for US Firms

At the upcoming RegTech Summit New York, William Gates of SmartStream RDU will be enlightening us as to the current challenges around MiFID II and MiFIR for US-based firms; as well as giving a rundown of where we are (as far as anyone can really know!) with Brexit, and what the implications could be for…

Treliant Appoints David Caruso

Washington DC-based multi-industry consulting firm Treliant has appointed financial crime expert David Caruso as Managing Director, to help the firm’s navigate the changing global AML landscape. Prior to joining Treliant, Caruso was the Chief Client Officer of a RegTech software company whose machine intelligence application improved how AML teams search and use adverse media in…

LogicGate Expands Leadership Team

LogicGate, an agile process automation platform helping organisations to operationalise governance, risk, and compliance programs, has announced the addition of two new leaders to its team. Gina Hortatsos joins the company as Chief Marketing Officer while Emily Heath, most recently United Airlines’ Chief Information Security Officer, has been named to the board of directors*

IHS Markit Expands SFTR Team

IHS Markit has boosted its SFTR coverage yet further with the hire of Rashid Ali (formerly of State Street) as Director and Lead Business Analyst for STFR and Que-Phuong Dufournet (previously with Morgan Stanley) as Director, SFTR regulatory affairs. Stuart Day, who left the firm to join a hedge fund last year, has also returned…

Carlo di Florio Joins ACA Compliance Group

Carlo di Florio has joined ACA Compliance as Global Chief Services Officer. He joins from FINRA, where he served as Chief Risk & Strategy Officer and as Co-Chair of the FINRA360 Project Management Office. Prior to joining FINRA, di Florio served as Director of the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, where he oversaw…

Global RegTech Industry Tops $5bn, But More Collaboration is Needed

The global RegTech industry generated an estimated $5 billion in revenue last year, as regulatory changes and technological advancements drove a surge of new startups in the past five years – according to a new Global RegTech Industry Benchmarking Report released this week by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF). Sponsored by EY Japan…