RegTech Insight Regulatory Data The latest content from across the platform

Dion Global Releases Corporate Actions Solution

Dion Global Solutions has released a corporate actions solution. Already live with two pilot customers, the solution is designed to make corporate actions processing cost effective for the smallest industry participants and scalable for the largest. It aims to decrease manual processing by increasing automation, and reduce risk by ensuring no event is missed or…

SIX FinTech Ventures Takes Stake in PXL Vision

SIX FinTech Ventures has acquired a stake in PXL Vision, a Zurich-based start-up offering solutions for online user verification. The company’s Daego solution supports the automatic creation and administration of secure digital identities. It is designed to help companies avoid physical verification processes when onboarding customers, reduce costs and provide a positive experience. The company…

Regulators Double Down on BCBS 239 Data Quality Focus

The European Central Bank (ECB) and other financial services regulators will increase their focus on improving the quality of data they receive from financial institutions over the next 24 months. Speakers at the Vermeg Annual Regulatory Reporting Conference, held in London in late June, said regulators are analysing the quality of the Basel III data…

Derivatives Service Bureau Plans for Changes to Interest Rate Derivatives Reporting Under MiFIR

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) will open a user acceptance testing environment on July 7, 2019 to help financial institutions within the scope of MiFID II and MiFIR meet ESMA guidance on changes to interest rate derivatives reporting set out in RTS 23 field 41. ESMA updated its Q&A on MiFIR Data Reporting in September…

Embracing the Known in FRTB: Why Banks Need to Step Away from the Data Pool and Start with the Familiar

By: Charlie Browne, Head of Market & Risk Data Solutions, GoldenSource. The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) is coming and it has sent firms into a spin around how to get the data required to prove risk factor modellability. It is the first time banks will be obligated to do this, a mammoth…

Refinitiv Withdraws KYC as a Service Solution

Refinitiv is planning to withdraw its KYC as a Service offering, most likely late this year, once again raising questions around the viability of the utility model and following Bloomberg’s decision to pull out of the KYC market and withdraw its Entity Exchange KYC and client onboarding solution little more than a month ago. Refinitiv’s…

The Trials, Tribulations and Potential Benefits of FRTB Compliance

Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulation is more prescriptive than former Basel 2.5 market risk requirements, calls for a consistent workflow across risk, finance and the front office, and needs firms to source previously unused and difficult to find data – challenges that many banks have yet to conquer ahead of the January…

DTCC Adds Vendor Partners to Help Mutual Clients Achieve SFTR Compliance

Reflecting DTCC’s recent announcement that Barclays, Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan have signed up to use its Global Trade Repository (GTR) to meet their obligations under the European Union’s Securities Financial Transactions Regulation (SFTR), the company has named additional vendor partners that it will work with to support mutual clients. New partnerships have been made…

idaciti Introduces Viewer to Support iXBRL Reporting Format

Jurisdictions around the world are beginning to adopt Inline XBRL (iXBRL), leading idaciti to bring Inline XBRL Viewer, a means of working with data from corporate reporting filings,  to market. iXBRL combines human-readable disclosures (in HTML) and machine-readable data (in XBRL) in the same filing, creating a new digital reporting format. The format reduces the…

SEC N-PORT Deadline Compliance Met with RegTech

Confluence has announced that those of its clients with a May 30, 2019 Form N-PORT filing requirement have completed their filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Confluence’s clients represent fund administrators and asset managers servicing more than 75% of funds filing Form N-PORT. They have met their Form N-PORT requirements using Unity…