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ACA Compliance Opens New Office in Birmingham

GRC tech specialist ACA Compliance has expanded its European presence with an office in Birmingham, UK. Key to the services offered from the new location will be ACA’s Analysis and Review Centre (ARC). The ARC helps to reduce the workload of Chief Compliance Officers (CCOs) and in-house compliance teams by allowing them to pass on…

Managing Regulatory Change and Driving Efficiencies – A Debate

As the volume of regulation continues to increase, with regulators not always managing to achieve consistency across frameworks and jurisdictions, how can financial institutions keep up with the ever-changing requirements – and match compliance needs that can sometimes feel conflicting? In one of the most popular panels of the day at the recent RegTech Summit…

Get Ready for RegTech New York

Following the success of the third annual RegTech Summit London, held at etc.venues St Paul’s last week to a crowded room and an excellent turnout, the focus now turns to the other side of the Atlantic – with A-Team Group’s RegTech Summit New York set to be its biggest and best yet. With an agenda…

The Fallacy of Managing Big Risks: Why Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Often Fails to Deliver to Boards and What to Do About It

By Andrew Smart, Head of Enterprise Risk Management at KRM22. Anyone who has served on the executive team or board of a regulated capital markets firm will have at least a passing familiarity with Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). Many have probably experienced it first hand, perhaps sitting through a presentation of the firm’s latest ‘Top…

SS&C Expands Risk Analytics with Agreement to Buy Algorithmics’ Assets from IBM

SS&C Technologies has reached a definitive agreement to acquire certain Algorithmics’ and related assets from IBM. The addition of Algorithmics, a provider of risk analytics products and capital management solutions, will extend SS&C’s risk analytics and regulatory offering by adding over 200 clients, 350 employees and offices in 25 countries. Client types include banks, broker…

AB Max Sievert Acquires Nasdaq’s Stake in Scila AB

Swedish investment company AB Max Sievert has acquired a minority stake in Stockholm-based surveillance and risk technology provider Scila AB. The minority stake originated from the Nasdaq acquisition of Cinnober in early 2019. Cinnober had a minority shareholding in Scila for over 10 years before being acquired by Nasdaq. Scila AB provides surveillance, AML and…

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…

LIBOR Change Requirements Mean Major Data Challenges for Financial Firms – Are You Ready?

With the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) ceasing to exist at midnight January 1, 2022, financial services firms around the world are faced with an enormous data management challenge. LIBOR, and the interest rate curves built off of it, are used within a wide variety of financial instruments and products, including derivatives, loans, and bonds….