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Industry Collaboration on RegTech Could Ease Challenges of Adoption

RegTech adoption is challenged by firms having no time for new initiatives, integration problems with legacy systems, and the risk of investing in solutions that aren’t fully proven – but there are upsides to the technology and its acceptance could be accelerated by a vendor checklist of what is required from a RegTech provider and…

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…

Regulatory Data Handbook 2019/2020 – Seventh Edition

Welcome to A-Team Group’s best read handbook, the Regulatory Data Handbook, which is now in its seventh edition and continues to grow in terms of the number of regulations covered, the detail of each regulation and the impact that all the rules and regulations will have on data and data management at your institution. This…

Trade and Transaction Reporting Challenges – Where Are We Now?

As the reporting burden grows ever more onerous, it is vital to stay up to date with the latest cross-regulatory evolutions. But what are the priorities for 2020? MiFID II is old news, and no one has any idea what is going to happen with Brexit yet – but there are some regulations that are…

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…

Over 50% of Banks Not Yet Ready for SFTR, Finds Cappitech and Kaizen

A new study from regulatory reporting solutions provider Cappitech, in partnership with Kaizen Reporting, has found that 56% of banks are still only in the pre-implementation planning stages of their SFTR compliance strategy, despite a go-live first phase reporting deadline of April 2020. Even more worryingly, just 37% of the securities lending industry has started…

Addressing the Reference Data Challenges of SFTR

The EU’s Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR), which comes into effect in April 2020, is a data-heavy transaction reporting regulation along the lines of MiFIR and EMIR, but has a significant reference data element as well. The regulation is extensive, with some 150 data fields in its mandatory regulatory reports, a dozen of which will…