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Compliance.ai Launches New Product

RegTech specialist Compliance.ai has launched a new Workflow Automation solution as part of its financial regulatory change management platform. The software-as-a-service platform is designed to clients to cost-effectively manage the growing volume and velocity of regulatory changes in near real-time without increasing headcount. “Chief Compliance Officers are tasked with managing a massive increase in the…

Podcast: Creating a Regulatory Change Management Framework

Join us for another in-depth A-Team Group Podcast, as we explore the best ways to create a robust regulatory change management framework to manage risk and navigate change. The Podcast explores how firms are developing capabilities to help anticipate risk, track and analyse regulatory updates. It reviews progress towards standards-based semantic technologies and machine-readable texts…

Alex Pavel Joins IHS Markit

Alex Pavel has joined IHS Markit as Sales Director. Based in London, Pavel has responsibility for growing the company’s risk and regulatory compliance business across Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg), the Middle East and Africa. Pavel was formerly with Thomson Reuters in Dubai, where he spent four years in enterprise sales. He holds an…

DLT to Help Regulators

Applications such as Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) can help to effectively regulate the derivatives markets, according to Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo. He noted that DLT could be used to automate certain regulatory processes, which he described as “quantitative regulation.” “We can… envision the day where rulebooks are digitized, compliance is…

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…