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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…

Refinitiv Integrates UBO and Vessel Data onto Risk Intelligence Platform

Refinitiv has integrated ultimate beneficial ownership data (UBO) from Dun & Bradstreet and vessel data from IHS Markit Maritime and Trade onto World-Check One, its flagship risk intelligence solution. The move demonstrates the firm’s ongoing investment into KYC solutions following the recent shake-up of its KYC strategy, which saw Refinitiv withdraw its KYC-as-a-Service offering in…

KRM22 Adds SMCR Applications to Global Platform

Software investment firm KRM22 has added additional SMCR applications to its Global Risk Platform, including a partnership agreement with London-based ‘digital intelligence’ specialist Neotas to distribute and support its enhanced due diligence application. The partnership follows recent agreements to distribute Trailight’s Individual Accountability Regime application which addresses the governance requirements of SMCR, and Entrima’s SMCR…

Capital Markets AML Gaps Need Plugging with RegTech, Says FCA

There are significant gaps in anti-money laundering (AML) defences within capital markets, according to a recent UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) thematic review, ‘Understanding the Money Laundering Risks in the Capital Markets’. Many of the issues raised by the regulator either relate to the way financial crime technology is deployed within capital markets, or how…