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The Rocky Road to SFTR

It’s 2020, and SFTR implementation day is just a few short months away. But the path has not been smooth – and concerns abound over the timing, with limited information yet available from the regulator and industry-wide testing barely underway. The regulation will create a major new reporting burden for firms, along with the need…

ABN Amro Selects UnaVista for SFTR, MiFID II Reporting

ABN AMRO Bank has selected the LSE’s UnaVista platform as its regulatory reporting provider for SFTR and MiFID II transaction reporting. ABN AMRO Bank will be using the UnaVista SFTR Accelerator, a data testing tool that allows firms to import sections of the required data to test against ESMA’s latest regulatory technical standards (RTS). The…

A-Team RegTech Summit Emphasises Urgency of Efficient, Enterprise-Wide Compliance

A-Team Group’s RegTech Summit made a triumphant return to a full house in New York last Thursday, with an excellent turnout of over 230 practitioners, regulators, start-ups and solution providers all keen to explore how the financial services industry can best leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change. Colin Ware, Global…

CFTE Launches RegTech Book, Online Course

The UK-based Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE), a platform providing online learning for the FinTech space, has announced the launch of a targeted new online RegTech course providing a “thorough foundation of regulatory technologies” through eight hours of video content, curated readings and online assessment. The announcement was made at the London launch…

SteelEye Launches RegTech Glossary

London-based regulatory compliance and data analytics firm SteelEye has published a new RegTech glossary that aims to demystify the complex language of the RegTech sector. The online guide aims to assist professionals to navigate the most common terminology, abbreviations and jargon across the evolving regulatory landscape.

KRM22 Partners with deltaconX, Raises £1m Through Share Issuance

Risk management specialist KRM22 has partnered with deltaconX, a provider of regulatory reporting services, on a new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution to cover regulatory reporting requirements including EMIR, FinfraG, SFTR, MiFIR and MiFID II, and REMIT. Available through KRM22’s Global Risk Platform, the application simplifies the reporting process through automation and dynamic error handling, “With a…

Simcorp Go Live with SFTR Cloud Solution

Danish investment management solutions provider Simcorp has gone live with its new SFTR cloud solution, in partnership with regulatory compliance specialist deltaconX. Forming part of Simcorp’s latest software release, the solution offers SFTR transaction reporting through the deltaconX regulatory platform. With the first wave of SFTR reporting requirements coming into force in April next year,…

Trade and Transaction Reporting Challenges – EU Demands for US Firms

At the upcoming RegTech Summit New York, William Gates of SmartStream RDU will be enlightening us as to the current challenges around MiFID II and MiFIR for US-based firms; as well as giving a rundown of where we are (as far as anyone can really know!) with Brexit, and what the implications could be for…

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…