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Governor Expands Oversight Solution with FCA Integration

Governor Software has executed a new update to its institutional compliance oversight solution through a licensed link to the FCA Handbook, allowing clients to automatically integrate and update their internal client policies and controls with FCA guidance. The move, believed to be the first of its kind, provides compliance professionals with a new visualisation tool…

MiFID II Data Management: Where Are We Now?

Winston Churchill probably doesn’t spring to mind when considering Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II), but his famous Battle of El Alamein description – “This is not the end, it is not even the beginning of the end, but it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning” – fits the new EU regulation…

Identifying and Verifying Ultimate Beneficial Owners: Getting the Full Picture, Fast

By Paul Charmatz, Managing Director, encompass The increasing burden of identifying and verifying ultimate beneficial owners (UBOs) of entities is a challenge faced by all regulated firms. However, Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations that enforce corporate transparency by identifying UBOs can reduce the risk of corruption and the cost of compliance. Firms undertaking appropriate due…

Corlytics Releases Regulatory Taxonomy Management Solution

Corlytics has released a regulatory taxonomy management solution that enables firms to streamline their response to regulatory change through an automated approach and translate regulatory change directly into business impact. The solution normalises regulations and regulatory data into a common format and gives global organisations a single view of regulations and regulatory data that they…

IHS Markit Expands KY3P Platform with Financial Crimes Screening

IHS Markit has added financial crimes screening to the due diligence tools on its KY3P vendor risk management platform. The screening solution allows users to detect whether their vendors may have breached standards governing anti-bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering, sanctions and export controls. Financial crimes screening data is sourced through Regulatory Data Corp’s (RDC) Global…

2018 – The Year of Regulation

Happy New Year and welcome to the Year of Regulation, aka the Year of the Dog and, for some capital markets participants struggling to stay abreast of regulatory requirements, the Year of Anxiety. At the top of the agenda are Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) and Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR),…

LEI Smart Offers RegTech Solution for Legal Entity Identifier Requirements

Adoption of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) is soaring in response to its requirement for trade reporting under Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II), which takes effect on January 3, 2018. Ben Lis, founder of regtech start-up LEI Smart, will showcase the company’s LEI solution at next week’s A-Team Group RegTech Summit for…

Data Management Industry Weathers the Political Storm

Capital markets in the US and Europe are fraught with uncertainty following the election of President Trump in the US and the start of the Brexit process in the UK, but what material effects will these changes have on data management and will they present more opportunities than threats? The regulatory landscape in uncertain times…

The Latest PRIIPs RTS

By Ronan Brennan, chief technology officer, Silverfinch The European Commission has published what is hopefully the final iteration of the Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs) Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS), and with the European Parliament announcing that it has no objection to the new RTS, the industry has finally arrived at a point that…

Webinar Discusses Data Management Processes in Run up To MiFID II Compliance

The 3 January, 2018 compliance deadline for Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) is approaching fast, so how ready are financial institutions to meet the directive’s requirements and what outstanding data management challenges do they face? A recent A-Team Group webinar answered these questions and more, highlighting the need to get cracking on…