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RegTech Associates Appoints New Advisory Board Members

RegTech Associates has appointed Janet Adams (Head of Strategic Projects and Performance, Business Banking at TSB) and Ian Hollowbread (Head of RegTech at ING Labs, London) to its Industry Advisory Board, with the remit of providing strategic oversight to the company as it expands. Ian Hollowbread comments “Meeting global regulatory requirements is a challenge that all…

Eventus Confirms Four Senior Appointments

Eventus Systems, a global trade surveillance and risk management software platform provider, has appointed Perry Barth as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Dan Burton as Vice President of Engineering, Nolan Schiff as Director of Relationship Management and Sharad Kumar as Sales Engineer. Barth and Burton will be based in Austin, TX, reporting to Eventus CEO Travis…

André Helfenstein Joins the Board of Directors of SIX

Shareholders at SIX’s AGM yesterday elected André Helfenstein to the Board of Directors. He becomes the representative of Credit Suisse with immediate effect, replacing Thomas Gottstein. The 53-year-old Swiss and British citizen is CEO of Credit Suisse (Switzerland) and a member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group, responsible for the bank’s entire Swiss…

Lisa Walker Joins ING as Head of Compliance, UK and Middle East

ING has appointed Lisa Walker has its new Head of Compliance for the UK and Middle East, reporting to Simon Berg, Chief Risk Officer for the same regions. Walker previously worked at HM Treasury and the FCA where she managed the relationships with investment exchanges. Most recently, she was Head of Market Regulation at a…

BTON Financial Makes Two Strategic Hires

BTON Financial, an automated outsourced trading desk for asset managers, has appointed txo new strategic hires to meet the growing demand for its services. Charles Phan, an experienced hedge fund CTO, quant strategist and trader joins as Chief Technology Officer to drive the firm’s technology strategy and delivery; while Caroline Holmes, a regulatory expert and…

RegTech Summit Goes Virtual!

Following the phenomenal success of the upcoming Data Management Summit Europe Virtual, set to broadcast 22-24 April and with registered delegates already nearing a record-breaking 750, we are beyond excited to be launching a similar RegTech Summit Virtual in June 2020: bringing you all the insights and expertise of  the longstanding and market-leading A-Team Group…

Brett Schechterman Leaves Rimes for IHS Markit

IHS Markit has hired asset management technology expert Brett Schechterman as the Global Head of cross-asset class investment management platform thinkFolio. Schechterman will report to Senior Vice President and Head of Solutions Andrew Eisen. He was formerly Head of Fixed Income Platform Solutions at UBS Asset Management and has also held senior roles at Legal…

Patrick Ludden Joins Kaizen Reporting

Patrick Ludden becomes the latest senior hire to join the Kaizen team. Ludden will be a Regulatory Reporting SME, bringing with him over 25 years of extensive experience in finance, operations and technology functions. Previous to joining Kaizen, Ludden spent six years providing regulatory reporting expertise to HSBC Global Markets and prior to that, working…

Tony Freeman Departs DTCC

Tony Freeman, former Executive Director of Government Relations at DTCC, has left the company. A respected European regulatory expert, Freeman joined DTCC in April 2019 to focus on policy issues, and was heavily involved in the firm’s response to Brexit, as well as responsible for relationships with UK regulators and policy makers. He previously worked…

Advocacy Body GDF Announces New Partnership, Team Members

Global Digital Finance (GDF), an industry body advocating and accelerating the adoption of digital assets, has partnered with Washington-based advisory and advocacy firm FS Vector and announced four new senior appointments to boost its global policy and regulatory affairs capability. John Beccia of FS Vector will now lead US Regulatory Affairs for GDF, while European…