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Breakfast Briefing: Meeting the Data Requirements of FRTB London

The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) Breakfast Briefing, will examine how the capital markets industry is approaching FRTB data management and will look at the implications for the ways that firms source, manage and store data for FRTB compliance.

Upcoming Webinar: Privacy vs. Surveillance: Managing conflicting regulations in Germany and other privacy-sensitive jurisdictions

Date: 27 June 2019 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET. The EU’s MiFID II and other regulations globally have placed greater emphasis than ever on market surveillance, recording of trading communications and records-retention processes in an attempt to stamp out market abuse and boost investor confidence and protections. At the same time,…

The Regulatory Landscape and Developments in Europe

By Rachel Woolley, Global AML Manager, Fenergo In the 10 years since the global financial crisis, regulatory frameworks around the world have been radically transformed. And although the aim of the overhaul was to improve the resilience of financial institutions and regain investor confidence, it has left many financial organisations grappling with an ever-increasing regulatory…

Refinitiv names William Leahey as Head of Regulatory Compliance for Wealth Management

Refinitiv has appointed William Leahey as head of regulatory compliance for wealth management. In this role, Leahey will lead all regulatory activities for the wealth management business, identifying key regulatory developments, risks and initiatives for customers. Before joining Refinitiv, Leahey was vice president and assistant general counsel of the operations and technology group at the…

Banks will be Kicking Themselves if They Don’t Start CSDR Preparations Now

By Kerril Burke, CEO of Meritsoft (a Cognizant company). Football is by no means the only industry where the word ‘penalties’ puts fear and panic into those involved. As football players prepare for the difficulties that penalty shootouts throw up in the latter stages of the UEFA Champions League, the banking sector also finds itself…

A-Team Group Announces Winners for 2019 RegTech Insight Awards

A-Team Group on Friday announced the winners of its prestigious RegTech Insight Awards during a well-attended and energetic ceremony held at Banking Hall on London’s Cornhill. The awards, now in their third year, recognise excellence and innovation in the provision of technology solutions to meet regulatory requirements within the financial services industry, and are uniquely…

ESMA Updates Information on MiFID II & MiFIR Transparency

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) in April updated its Questions and Answers regarding market structures and transparency issues under the Market in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation (MiFIR). The new Q&As provide clarification on topics including the determination of the turnover to be used for the average value of transactions (AVT)…

FCA Chief: Shaking Up the Regulatory Rule Book Post-Brexit

Andrew Bailey, the CEO of the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), this week laid out his thoughts on the future of financial conduct regulation – outlining a series of bold statements regarding the importance of risk-taking and competition, the benefits of a minimum regulation environment, and the challenges of equivalence with the EU that could…