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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….

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…

AkinovA Deploys Trading Platform on OpenFin

AkinovA, an electronic marketplace for the transfer and trading of re/insurance risk, has selected OpenFin for the deployment of its trading platform. The integration with OpenFin allows users to access the AkinovA marketplace with an easy-to-use interface that looks and feels like a native app experience while enabling instant deployment and upgrades. AkinovA is the…

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…

Axioma Enhances Canada Equity Risk Model

Axioma, a provider of enterprise risk management, portfolio management and regulatory reporting solutions, has added a new Canada equity risk model (AXCA4) to its next-generation Equity Factor Risk Model suite. The release builds on existing risk models, offering enhanced country-specific content to meet the risk-management needs of investors. The estimation universe for the Canada model…

RegTech Funding in India Quintuples

According to data provided by research and intelligence firm Tracxn, private investments into the Indian RegTech space have increased by over five times so far in 2019 to reach an estimated $43.5 million, compared to $7.26 million in 2018. Notable RegTech start-ups to receive funding include Simility, CrediWatch, Digio, Fintellix, DotAI, NextKYC, Credible Ninja and…

Axioma Adds Upgraded UK Equity Risk Model

Axioma has added a new UK equity risk model (AXUK4) to its next-generation Equity Factor Risk Model suite. The release builds on existing risk models, offering enhanced country-specific content to meet the risk-management needs of investors. AXUK4 delivers risk insights on over 6,000 UK Kingdom-listed securities, including REITs and ETFs. The updated model incorporates deep…

Axioma Launches New Linked Models in Risk Model Machine

Enterprise risk management and regulatory reporting specialist Axioma has launched Linked Models, a new feature of its Risk Model Machine solution, offering the investment industry astreamlined view of risk across regions or sectors, with the objective of creating consistency in the risk/return profile as viewed from the front and middle offices. The solution enables managers…

Moody’s Acquires RiskFirst

Moody’s Corporation has acquired RiskFirst, a provider of risk analytic solutions for the assetmanagement and pension fund communities. The acquisition positions Moody’s Analytics to extend its range of risk solutions to the institutional buy-side. RiskFirst’s PFaroe platform provides a risk solution for US and UK defined benefit pension markets, covering over 3,000 plans and more…