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Upcoming Webinar: Overcoming the Barriers to Implementing RegTech Solutions: The View from Either Side of the Fence

Date: 9 June 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET RegTech holds the promise of targeted, agile and often low-cost solutions to the real-world problems faced by financial institutions across the board. So why is it so difficult to get RegTech projects off the ground? RegTech solutions providers complain that it’s difficult…

DTCC Steps Up SFTR Testing with Delta Capita

Market infrastructure giant The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has extended its collaboration with London-based technology consulting and managed services specialist Delta Capita to help firms meet their trade reporting requirements under SFTR, due to come into force in July after the first phase was delayed from its initial April start date due to…

Communications = Key Compliance Concern During Covid-19

COVID-19, lockdown, working from home and self-isolation are now well established across the financial industry, but how are compliance teams impacted? A recent survey on market abuse monitoring from SteelEye found that almost half (40%) of the 80 market participants have seen their compliance budgets increase since the lockdown, with monitoring communications seen as the…

And the Winner Is….

The results are in, and A-Team Group is delighted to announce the winners of our annual RegTech Insight Awards, celebrating the very best and most innovative solutions and providers within the fast-growing RegTech space. Now in their fourth year, the prestigious annual awards recognise both established solution providers and innovative newcomers, seeking to herald and…

Recorded Webinar: Best Practices for Integrated Regulatory Reporting Across Multiple Jurisdictions

The regulatory reporting obligations of financial institutions have mushroomed in scale over the past decade, leaving firms facing a raft of different requirements to provide increasingly granular metrics on their transaction, valuation and collateral data to a number of regulatory authorities. While many of these reports draw from the same core data set, the nuanced differences…

ESMA Approves DTCC as SFTR Trade Repository

DTCC’s Global Trade Repository (GTR) service is now approved for SFT reporting after an announcement last week by ESMA extended registration approval to four new trade repositories including the DTCC Derivatives Repository, along with the LSE’s UnaVista TRADEcho, Krajowy Depozyt Papierów Warto?ciowych, and REGIS-TR. The SFT will be offered out of DTCC’s European trade repository,…

Relief Over SFTR Alignment Following Treasury Statement

The UK Treasury released a statement last week confirming plans to align post-Brexit legislation with the EU’s Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR), the first phase reporting requirements of which are due to come into force in July, 2020 (delayed from the original 13 April deadline to to COVID-19 pressures). The regulation requires firms to report…

LIBOR Transition and COVID-19: Could a Delay be on the Cards?

By Navin Rauniar, Partner in charge of LIBOR Transition, TCS. Back in March, RegTech Insight explored the relation of FRTB and the LIBOR Transition. There is a strong relationship between both initiatives, and we now find COVID-19 adding further complexity to this relation, especially between the recent delays to the regulatory landscape and the impact…

RegTech Summit Goes Virtual!

Following the phenomenal success of the upcoming Data Management Summit Europe Virtual, set to broadcast 22-24 April and with registered delegates already nearing a record-breaking 750, we are beyond excited to be launching a similar RegTech Summit Virtual in June 2020: bringing you all the insights and expertise of  the longstanding and market-leading A-Team Group…

ESMA Relaxes SFTR Reporting – But Will National Regulators Respond?

Following calls from the industry and in response to the COVID-19 crisis, the EU regulator has effectively agreed to delay SFTR implementation until 13 July, 2020 – a three month reprieve from the original 11 April start date, but earlier than the October push-back trade associations had originally requested. However, with no formal powers to…