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Recorded Webinar: Balancing compliance and value in data management initiatives

You can listen to the recording of this webinar by registering on this page. Over the past few years, about 90% of data management has been dedicated to the operational requirements of data governance and regulatory compliance, but this is changing rapidly as financial institutions look to exploit and drive business value from data. At…

Positive Progress, Says Powell

Progress has been made around the world on financial regulation, according to US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. In a recent speech he noted that regulation has become stricter and more transparent, but warned that further adjustments could be on the horizon. “In the financial stability realm, the case for enhanced transparency is not just…

Main Capital Buys Stake in German RegTech Start-up cleversoft

Main Capital Partners, an investment manager focused solely on the software industry in Benelux, Germany and Scandinavia, has acquired a stake in Munich-based regtech software-as-a-service specialist cleversoft for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 2004, cleversoft provides cloud-based regulatory reporting services for regulatory regimes including PRIIPs, MiFID II, PIB, FIDLEG and AML, underpinned by lifecycle management…

German RegTech Start-up Alyne Raises €3 million in Seed Funding

Munich-based regtech start-up Alyne has raised €3 million in Series A financing in a round led by Alstin Capital and Hannover Digital Investments. The investment brings Alyne’s total funding to €4.2 million since launching its next generation regtech solution in early 2016. Alyne’s software-as-a-service product, the Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) platform, provides a curated and…

The Potential and Promise of AI and Machine Learning in Regtech

After engaging in Peter Moss’s exciting keynote speech, “Garbage in, Garbage Out—Why Regtech is Only Half the Answer” (listen to the Podcast here), discussing the crucial importance of data as a foundation for regulatory compliance, the audience at the recent RegTech Summit New York on November 15, 2018 prepared themselves for a leap into an…

Getting Ready for the Consolidated Audit Trail

One of the most detailed discussions of the recent A-Team Group RegTech Summit in New York centred around the arduous ongoing journey towards implementation of the long-delayed Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT). Approved by the US Securities and Exchange Commission two years ago to the day (November 15, 2016), the CAT aims to create a single…

RegTech By Numbers: Statistics From the A-Team Group RegTech Summit 2018

With 53,000 new regulations in 2017 alone, the sheer volume of numbers in the regtech industry is overwhelming. Taken from the highly successful second annual RegTech Summit 2018 held in London in October 2018, the following graphic pulls out the most compelling facts, figures, quotes and costs to come out of the day’s discussions –…

Recorded Webinar: Deploying regtech solutions for optimal compliance professional performance

You can listen to the recording of this webinar by registering on this page. Today’s atmosphere of heightened regulatory scrutiny is focusing attention on compliance departments and the tools available to mitigate the risk of regulatory censure. Much has been made of emerging regtech solutions’ ability to offer new capabilities, potentially changing the way compliance…

Singapore Affirms RegTech Commitment

At the launch of the Singapore Fintech Festival (November 12-14), Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore Ravi Menon confirmed the country’s commitment to supporting regtech development. Menon identified six core pillars to develop the fintech ecosystem, many of which had a regtech focus – including identity/KYC, data governance and platforms for innovation. The…

Data Lineage Handbook

Data lineage has become a critical concern for data managers in capital markets as it is key to both regulatory compliance and business opportunity. The regulatory requirement for data lineage kicked in with BCBS 239 in 2016 and has since been extended to many other regulations that oblige firms to provide transparency and a data…