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RegTech Summit London Fast Approaching – Have You Booked Your Place?

The third annual edition of A-Team Group’s highly sought-after RegTech Summit is nearly here! On October 3, 2019 industry leaders, regulators, practitioners and providers will converge on the etc.venues at St Paul’s London to discuss the most innovative and effective approaches for building a better regulatory environment. This year is our strongest line-up yet, with…

Recorded Webinar: FRTB: The time to get your data in order is now

Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulation requires firms within its scope to source significant amounts of data, some of which has not previously been required and is difficult to pin down. The data management challenges of the regulation’s Internal Model Approach (IMA) to market risk capital calculations include ongoing P&L attribution, back testing…

Global RegTech Industry Tops $5bn, But More Collaboration is Needed

The global RegTech industry generated an estimated $5 billion in revenue last year, as regulatory changes and technological advancements drove a surge of new startups in the past five years – according to a new Global RegTech Industry Benchmarking Report released this week by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF). Sponsored by EY Japan…

Shield FC Opens London Office, Plans New SME Product

Specialist RegTech start-up Shield, which provides a cross-regulation platform for electronic communications compliance, has branched out from its Israeli base to open a new office in London, led by business development manager Shira Rottner. “As a key financial hub, London is one of the most important markets for Shield, and now is the right time…

Applicants Sought for New York RegTech Trade Mission

A-Team Group is delighted to partner with the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) to call for applications from UK RegTech businesses (specifically companies with a focus on regulatory monitoring, reporting and compliance) to participate in its upcoming 2019 UK RegTech Trade Mission to New York. Taking place November 13-15 in New York City, the…

SmartStream Expands Further into Germany with New Partnership

Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM) solutions provider SmartStream Technologies has moved further into the German market, joining forces with Finanz Informatik Solutions Plus (Finanz), a specialist in outsourcing, consulting, development and integration services for business applications in the financial sector. Under the new agreement, Finanz will help its German clients with implementation projects and application management…

Five Fundamental Forces are Reshaping RegTech Says MetricStream’s Mazzone

Although there is considerable hype around technology buzzwords such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), the reality is that today, the world of RegTech is being shaped by other, more fundamental forces, says Anna Mazzone. Mazzone is general manager and managing director for UK and Ireland at MetricStream, as well as a non-executive…

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

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 public’s attitude toward data privacy has hardened, most visibly through new regulations…

Trade Surveillance and Mobile Recording in the Era of Data Privacy

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 public’s attitude toward data privacy has hardened, most visibly through new regulations…

Technology Overtakes Regulation as Key Driver of Change in Compliance

Compliance and the role of the compliance officer has changed significantly over the past decade as a result of escalating regulation, technology development, an increasing focus on culture and conduct risk, and the ever closer relationship between compliance and the business. Automation has also come to the fore as compliance departments working with rising volumes…